Chart, ZEV Station to develop fueling stations
By Keefe Borden15 March 2023
Chart Industries plans to send specialized hydrogen equipment to ZEV Stations for its hydrogen fueling stations.
The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding recently that seeks ways to deploy hydrogen stations throughout the U.S. The two companies announced plans to develop fast fuel multiple modes for heavy duty transportation at the same station.
Chart manufactures highly engineered equipment used in multiple applications for clean energy and industrial gas markets. ZEV Station develops electric vehicle recharging and hydrogen fueling stations.
Under this agreement, Chart will supply liquid hydrogen fuel station equipment and hydrogen liquefaction, to support ZEV Station’s multimodal hydrogen stations. This type of station will service hydrogen vehicles up to Class 8 heavy-duty trucks using Chart’s liquid-based equipment enabling at least 8 kg per minute fills.
ZEV Station will leverage almost 60 years of Chart experience in manufacturing hydrogen equipment, including fuel station components. Next steps beyond this agreement include further station co-development and Chart equipment orders in 2023 and 2024.
“Chart’s cutting-edge hydrogen equipment is a great complement to ZEV Station’s novel system integration. Chart’s liquid technology enables fast fueling like diesel through a range of gaseous and liquid protocols,” said Jesse Schneider, ZEV Station’s CEO/CTO. “We believe multimodal stations are needed to help converge the standards of heavy-duty hydrogen fueling. This will drive a more widespread fuel cell truck deployment and accelerate the transition away from fossil fuels.”
“ZEV Station has an innovative approach to scaling heavy-duty highway stations for higher vehicle throughput than today’s stations,” stated Jill Evanko, Chart’s CEO and President. “This MoU brings Chart’s extensive technology and equipment to the project. We look forward to supporting ZEV Station’s endeavors to deliver the fastest fueling options to the hydrogen vehicle market.”
ZEV Station, with main offices in Palm Springs California, develops refueling stations and recharging stations for vehicles.