International Fuelcellbus Collaborative

CHIC Phase 1: Bolzano

As a CHIC Phase 1 city, Bolzano will operate 5 Daimler Evobus fuel cell buses for 5 years.  Bolzano plans to operate the buses in the traffic limited UNESCO world heritage area, Seiser Alm.

Project News

Project Details

Program CHIC
Region Europe
Country Italy
City Bolzano
Transit Operator STA
Sponsor(s) EU FCH JU
Fleet Size 5 Buses

Demonstration Status

All 5 buses were delivered in fall of 2013 and were placed into service.  The buses will continue in service until 2018.

Status Active
Bus Deployment Start Date Fall 2013

Bus Details

Bus Manufacturer Daimler/Evobus
Bus Model Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid
Length m /39 ft
Curb Weight 13200 kg / lbs
Passenger Count (Seats/Total) 26 / 76

Fuel Cell System

Manufacturer AFCC
Integrator Daimler
Architecture Fuel Cell Dominant Hybrid
Rated Fuel Cell Power (kW) 120


Energy Storage Type Lithium Ion
Energy Storage (kWh) 26

H2 Fueling Infrastructure

A new renewable production plant and hydrogen station will begin operations in late 2013.  The production plant will userenewable hydro-power to produce hydrogen via electrolysis. Financial support for the production plant and is received from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). 

H2 Provider

Sapio (IT)

Station 1 Details

H2 Source

Opening planned for fall 2013On-Site Electrolysis

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