International Fuelcellbus Collaborative

2013 Workshop

On October 16th & 17th in Hamburg, Germany, partners in fuel cell bus technology came together to share experiences and discuss next steps for commercialization.

Opening Session

Olaf Scholz, First Mayor, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
Dirk Inger, German Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development
Bert de Colvenaer, EU Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU)
Gerhard Achetelik, California Air Resources Board (CARB)
Gustav Tuschen, Daimler Buses

Panel Discussion: Clean Mobility – Status and Requirements

Chair: Heinrich Klingenberg, hySOLUTIONS
Dr. Klaus Bonhoff, National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology (NOW)
Gerhard Achtelik
California Air Resources Board (CARB)
Bert de Colvenaer,  EU Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU)
Christina Gikakis, U.S. Department of Transportation
Arno Kerkhoff, International Association of Public Transport (UITP)
Ulrike Riedel, HOCHBAHN

Panel Discussion: Global Strategies Towards Fuel Cell Bus Commercialization

Chair: Dan Raudebaugh, Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE)
Thorsten Herbert, National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology (NOW)
Nico Bouwkamp, California Fuel Cell Partnership
Marieke Reijalt, Hydrogen Fuel Cells and Electro-mobility in European Regions (HyER)
Leslie Eudy, US National Renewable Energy Lab
Daljit Bawa, Ballard
Martin Troeger, Hydrogenics
Dr. Abas Goodarzi, US Hybrid

Industry Perspective on Current and Future Technology

Chair: Carlos Navas, Fuel Cells & Hydrogen Joint Undertaking EU (FCH JU)
Dale Hill, Proterra, The Metamorphosis of the Proterra Battery Dominant Fuel Cell Bus Program
Paul Jenné, Van Hool, Zero Emission Bus - Status and Future of Fuel Cell Electric Bus
Daljit Bawa, Ballard, India & China Fuel Cell Bus Progress
Bob Devine, BAE Systems USA, FC Bus – Enabling Technologies –Status & Future Developments
Eugen Holl, Siemens, Fuel Cell as Range Extender – A Possible Zero Emission Product Platform for Modern City Buses
Dr. Tomasz Poznar, EnerDel, Breaking Li-Ion Market Barriers: Safety and TOC

Infrastructure’s Readiness to Support Fuel Cell Bus Commercialization

Chair: Klaus Stolzenburg, PLANET - Planungsgruppe Energie und Technik GbR
Oliver Bishop, Shell Hydrogen, Shell Hydrogen – An Overview
Maria del Mar Arxer, Air Products, Air Products Fleet Fueling Solutions
Markus Bachmeier, Linde Gas, Hydrogen Bus Infrastructure - Big is Beautiful!
Dr. Oliver Weinmann, Vattenfall Europe Innovation, Hydrogen – Link Between Renewable Energy and Transportation
Dr. Jean-Baptiste Mossa, Air Liquide, Hydrogen Refueling Solutions for Buses – Achievements and Perspectives

Operators’ View: Real World Experiences with Fuel Cell Buses

Chair: Mike Weston, Transport for London
Jaimie Levin, CTE, Fuel Cells and Public Transport — The Future is NOW
Ove K Kjølstad, COWI AS, Fuel Cell Buses – Only for True Beliebers?  Video
Bruce Rothwell, BC Transit, BC Transit Fuel Cell Buses at Whistler, BC
Sandro Corrado, Riviera Trasporti San Remo, The Liguria Experience