Oil India Limited completes development of hydrogen powered bus

Oil India Limited completed beta demonstration of the hydrogen powered bus developed by Ohm Cleantech Private Limited under ‘Startup Nurturing, Enabling and Handholding (SNEH)’ programme of OIL in Pune, Maharashtra.

The 9-meter Bus built on a 60kW PEM Fuel Cell engine will power the electric drive and provide for a minimum range of 450 km while emitting water in the exhaust.

NUVERA of USA, h2e Power Systems Pune are the key partners to OHM along with EKA Mobility in developing the FCBus.

The Green Hydrogen required for the bus will come from OIL’s Green Hydrogen plant in Jorhat, Assam.

With technology partners like Ohm Cleantech and h2e Power who can set up manufacturing plants for Electrolysers and Fuel Cells in the North East.

The bus will be deployed for Green Kaziranga Tourism by the end of this year to welcome tourists to this zero-emission travel experience.

Tags: Hydrogen, Nuvera, Oil India Limited, PEM