Beijing-led cluster of cities to deploy at least 5,300 FCV in 2021-2025
Shanghai (Gasgou) – For the year 2021 to 2025, at least 5,300 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) will be deployed for demonstration in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, involving 10 scenarios including passenger transport to the Winter Olympics 2022, port operations, commodity transportation, logistics distribution and buses, the Beijing Municipal Economy and Information Technology Commission said at a press conference on the 14th. September.
FCV of Foton Motor; photo credit: Foton Motor
The aforementioned plan is part of the Beijing Municipal Government’s implementation plan formulated for the development of its hydrogen industry for the period 2021-2025. The Chinese capital will lead the construction of the FCV demonstration city cluster in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, aiming to build a hydrogen demonstration region with global influence and capable of producing an industrial chain value of more than 10 billion yuan ($ 1.551 billion) per year.
Beijing has been selected as one of the first groups of FCV demonstration cities in China, the Beijing Municipal Finance Bureau announced in late August. A total of 12 cities and districts represented by Daxing District in Beijing, Binhai New Area in Tianjin and Baoding City in Hebei have formed the FCV Demonstration Town Group in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region. .
The megalopolis has developed a financial support system for the promotion of FCV, with the aim of fully supporting the R&D of relevant key technologies, the construction of hydrogen filling stations and the purchase of vehicles.