International Fuelcellbus Collaborative


This deployment is a hybrid fuel cell bus supported with both batteries and ultracapacitors. The bus is a product of cooperation between the Czech Nuclear Research Institute, Skoda Electric, Linde, Veolia and Proton Motor.  

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Project Details

Region Europe
Country Czech Republic
City Neratovice
Transit Operator Veolia Transport
Sponsor(s) ERDF, Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic
Fleet Size 1 Bus

Demonstration Status

The bus debuted in Summer 2009.

Status Active
Bus Deployment Start Date 2009

Bus Details

Bus Manufacturer Skoda Irisbus
Bus Model Citelis
Length 12.0 m /39.4 ft
Curb Weight 12,700 kg / 28,000 lbs
Passenger Count (Seats/Total) 28 / 43

Fuel Cell System

Manufacturer Proton
Integrator Skoda, Proton
Architecture Battery Dominant Hybrid
Fuel Cell Model PM Basic A
Rated Fuel Cell Power (kW) 48


Energy Storage Type Lithium Ion, Ultracapacitors
Energy Storage (kWh) 26 (Lithium)

H2 Fueling Infrastructure

H2 Provider


Station 1 Details

H2 Source

Located in the city of Neratovice Off-Site

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