Skip to content Skip to Search
Skip navigation

Adnoc opens region’s first green hydrogen refuelling station

The 'H2GO' station will be located in Masdar City and operated by Adnoc Distribution

UAE’s oil major Adnoc has opened the region’s first high-speed green hydrogen pilot refuelling station to test a fleet of zero-emission hydrogen-powered vehicles.

The “H2GO” station in Masdar City, operated by Adnoc Distribution, will generate green hydrogen from water using an electrolyser powered by clean grid electricity, the company said in a statement.

The hydrogen supplied at the pilot station will be certified as “green” from solar sources by the International REC Standard, a global certification organisation.

The pilot will collect data to understand the long-term viability of hydrogen vehicles in the UAE.

Throughout the pilot, the fleet of hydrogen vehicles will be provided by Toyota, Al Futtaim Motors and BMW and will be tested by taxi companies, including Tawasul.

The H2GO station is the latest mobility development of Adnoc Distribution following the launch of E2GO to build and operate electric vehicle infrastructure in Abu Dhabi and the wider UAE.

Abdulla Balalaa, chairman of Masdar City, said: “Currently, transportation accounts for approximately 20 percent of the total global carbon output, and we need to work across every technology possible on our journey to net zero.”

Adnoc has allocated AED55 billion ($15 billion) to advance lower-carbon solutions and develop decarbonisation technologies to reduce carbon intensity by 25 percent by 2030 and reach its net zero targets by 2045.

Latest articles

Saudi Arabia Ronnie O'Sullivan snooker

Ronnie O’Sullivan to be Saudi snooker ambassador

Saudi Arabia has signed a deal with the world’s top snooker player, Ronnie O’Sullivan, for him to act as an “ambassador” for the sport in Saudi Arabia.  It was announced alongside news that Saudi Arabia has become an official sponsor of the World Snooker Championship that begins this weekend in Sheffield, UK. Under the three-year […]

UAE Costa Rica Cepa

Costa Rica added to UAE economic partners

The UAE has signed a comprehensive economic partnership agreement with Costa Rica, the latest in a string of trade deals around the world over the past two years. It is the first time the South American country has signed an agreement with a Middle Eastern country. The agreement will improve trade flows between the two […]

A man wades through a flooded street in Dubai. Some areas of the UAE received more than a year's worth of rain in one day Video length: 03:08

UAE president orders review after flooding

The UAE’s president, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has ordered an urgent review of the country’s infrastructure after historic levels of rainfall brought the Gulf state to a standstill, with some areas seeing more than a year’s worth of rain in one day. The president has contacted authorities “to quickly work on studying the […]

Visitor numbers to Lebanon for the first 10 months of 2023 were up 21% on 2022 but there is currently 'no significant traffic' from the West

Beirut airport arrivals drop as Westerners stay away

The daily arrival rate at Lebanon’s only functioning international airport is down by 4 percent year on year in the first quarter of this year, according to Marwan Haber, the head of Middle East Airline’s (MEA) commercial division. Speaking at the Horeca hospitality conference in Beirut on Tuesday Haber said 95 percent of arrivals were […]