TNI || New Delhi || 3rd Oct 2021
A world leader in zero-emissions transportation as well as energy infrastructure spectrum, Nikola Corp, and OPAL Fuels LLC, which is a trusted leader when it comes to delivering natural gas as well as renewable fueling infrastructure in case of heavy-duty truck fleets, have signed an MoU on the development, building, and operation of North American hydrogen fueling stations.
With this agreement, both the company’s shall co-develop as well as co-market hydrogen refueling infrastructure which will help in increasing the adoption of zero-emission fuel-cell-centric vehicles.
Pablo Koziner, Nikola’s President for Energy & Commercial said that the alliance provides excellent potential synergies and this agreement marks an important step in Nikola’s plans for energy infrastructure and its endeavor to providing hydrogen-based fueling services to the customers.
According to Adam Comoro, Co-CEO of OPAL Fuels, they are very much excited to be working with Nikola. He adds that this will help fleets realize the potential of hydrogen fuel cell trucks with cost-effective and dependable fueling infrastructure.
All this, coupled with RNG as a source of fuel, to lower the intensity of hydrogen, Comoro sees a very powerful combination for the future. Significantly, OPAL Fuels has built more than 350 RNG fuel stations and has a successful 15 years of experience working with fleets across the American continent.
The foremost focus of the association will be on developing the infrastructure which will help safely and reliably serve the needs of large private fleets.
Under the MoU, both the companies will also initiate beta projects with select customers to drive management and accelerate development.