Brussels, 07 September 2017 – The Hydrogen Council welcomes 11 new members to its global membership group of 24 companies.

 

It is with great pleasure that the Hydrogen Council today welcomes on board four new steering members Audi, Iwatani, Plastic Omnium and Statoil. Now taking the number of steering members to seventeen, this rapid growth clearly demonstrates the recognition of the Council as having a leading role to play in helping shape the energy mix of the future.

 

As the steering committee of the Council grows so do partnerships at other levels and from various corners of the world, with the addition of new members at a Supporting level, to work alongside the core group, also announced. In this light, the Hydrogen Council also today welcomes Mitsui & Co, Plug Power, Faber Industries, Faurecia, First Element Fuel (True Zero), Gore and Toyota Tsusho to the initiative as our first Supporting Members and applauds their important contribution to the development of the Council vision, recommendations and advocacy.

 

‘’We are delighted to welcome these new companies in the Hydrogen Council. Membership continues to grow. This highlights the relevance of our ambition to position Hydrogen among the key solutions for the energy transition, as an essential vector for energy, industry, transport and residential sectors.”, said Benoît Potier, Co-Chair of the Hydrogen Council and CEO of Air Liquide.

 

“The impressive growth in the Hydrogen Council corporate membership shows that hydrogen technology has the widespread support it needs to scale up and soon, nobody will be able to imagine life without it,” said Takeshi Uchiyamada, Co-Chair of the Hydrogen Council and Chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation.

 Read the Press Release in full here: Hydrogen Council_Membership growth Press release_September 2017