The Hydrogen Council represents the support for the hydrogen by 13 companies


The hydrogen is one of the elements that more they bet the car manufacturers to the electric motors. Since it is a clean energy source and does not emit anything of CO2 to the atmosphere is key to future projects energy, transport and industrial.

the Hydrogen Council is the union of thirteen companies representatives of the above fields. These companies are Toyota, Air Liquide, Alstom, Anglo American, BMW Group, Daimler, ENGIE, Honda, Hyundai, Kawasaki, Royal Dutch Shell, The Linde Group and Total.

The goal of the council is to recommend and promote the use of hydrogen other stakeholders such as politicians, businessmen, international agencies and civil society. Now that you start to appear products that make use of this energy source has come the time to give it a little push more. For this I need that other institutions to step up your bet by the hydrogen investing in the development and marketing of the fuel cell.

The first meeting of the Hydrogen Council has taken place this week in Davos (Switzerland). Is comprised of 13 ceos of the above mentioned companies which have shown their concern for climate change and motivated by the Paris Agreement of 2015. As presidents have been elected two co-chairs, currently representatives of Air Liquide and Toyota.

All plans collected by this group have been included in the report “How the hydrogen empowers the energy transition” , where we describe in detail the potential of hydrogen of the future and the vision shared by the 13 companies for the implementation of hydrogen in society.

Mr. Takeshi Uchiyamada, a member of Toyota, explained: “The Hydrogen Council will exercise responsible leadership by showing the technology of hydrogen and its benefits to the world. Will seek collaboration agreements, partnerships and concert with governments, the industry and, what is more important, the public opinion. At Toyota, we have always attempted to play a pioneering role in the progress and environmental technology in the automotive sector, including the introduction of fuel cell cars.On the other hand, we know that, in addition to transportation, the hydrogen it has the potential to support our transition to a society low in carbon in multiple industries and in the whole of the value chain. The Hydrogen Council intends to actively promote such a transition”