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In today’s fast-changing and dynamic world, the race to carbon neutrality is going at full speed.
Today, Atlas Copco Rental enters the future with a brand new technology.
For decades, Atlas Copco Rental’s fleet consisted of sustainable, efficient, and reliable electric- and diesel-driven Total Solutions. Atlas Copco Rental’s fleet is not only compliant with current regulations and standards but surpasses them as well.
Even when customers only temporarily rely on Atlas Copco Rental’s Total Solutions, they can still meet – and potentially exceed – sustainability goals. Today, Atlas Copco Rental has the decisiveness to expand its fleet and pioneers even more efficient technologies. Introducing a third technology to our fleet: hydrogen.
Next to diesel-driven Power Modules -compliant with the strictest regulatory guidelines – Atlas Copco Rental adds hydrogen-powered generators to its fleet. Atlas Copco Rental Europe is not the first to implement H2-technology in the Rental market, and most certainly not the last, we are doing it our way.
“When our customers need a solution to optimize their day-to-day operations that does not exist, we can do two things: shake our heads or create the solutions ourselves. Thanks to the Atlas Copco Rental Europe Concept Lab, we are in the driver seat and innovate with in-the-field experience and real-life applications in mind. Hydrogen is the next logical step for us.”
The H2-45 is a 45 kVA autonomous power generator and operates 100% on hydrogen, which brings emissions down to the lowest possible number: ZERO. The unit, equipped with a weatherproof and sound reducing canopy, can withstand harsh outdoor conditions and operate in low emission zones.
While electricity is the tip of the spear in the global green energy transition, its source is often discussed. That is where hydrogen-based solutions come in. No more debatable ecological decisions or energy/fuel sources.
The H2-45 is ideal for applications such as short-term or mobile off-grid electric vehicle charging stations, powering (outdoor) events, urban construction site applications, and many, many more. While hydrogen will eventually be the fuel of choice, it is often regarded as a byproduct in many plants and industries. By aligning energy consumption with on-site H2 generation and storage, an evolution to cost-competitiveness can be guaranteed and sustainability goals exceeded. With the H2-45, we can assist anyone looking to transition away from traditional fuels by demonstrating the benefits, even on a smaller scale, with our short- or long-term Rental Solution.
The H2-45 has been conceived, engineered, and developed in-house by the Atlas Copco Rental Europe Concept Lab. Engineering and ingenuity at its finest. While electric-driven solutions are becoming increasingly important, it’s essential to keep looking ahead. With this new unit in our fleet, we are doing just that. More from our Concept Lab coming soon.
By Atlas Copco