Hiringa Refueling New Zealand places first four orders with Haskel Hydrogen Systems under framework agreement to supply high capacity hydrogen refueling stations for the national green hydrogen grid
SUNDERLAND, England – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Haskel’s Hydrogen Systems Group, a division of the Precision and Science Technologies segment of Ingersoll Rand Inc. (NYSE: IR), is pleased to announce a long-term agreement with Hiringa Refueling NZ (Hiringa) to supply stations hydrogen fueling stations across New Zealand.
Along with the supply agreement, Hiringa has placed orders for the first four large-capacity refueling stations for its national green hydrogen network, which will be delivered and put into service in 2022.
Stephen Learney, Global Managing Director of Haskel, said: “New Zealand is starting to develop its hydrogen mobility infrastructure, and we are proud to work with Hiringa to achieve this ambitious roadmap.
“In partnership with Hiringa, we will use compression, storage and distribution equipment specially designed and optimized for the New Zealand grid. The partnership builds on Haskel’s 75 years of experience and industry-leading technology and Hiringa’s business model specifically designed for the local market.
Hiringa CTO Dan Kahn said: “After a competitive selection process in 2019, we have worked with Haskel over the past two years to jointly develop a high capacity grid driven design to meet the demands of the heavy haul industry in New Zealand.
“We are pleased to announce these first orders and our partnership to ensure the successful delivery of New Zealand’s National Hydrogen Refueling System. ”
As the first company in New Zealand dedicated to the supply of green hydrogen, Hiringa has developed a hydrogen production and refueling network to support large-scale refueling for heavy vehicles with investor partners and financial support from the New Zealand government. Haskel’s hydrogen compression system provides high capacity refueling for buses and trucks up to a working pressure of 350 bar.
Phase 1 of the development includes four refueling stations, selected to cover the main heavy freight routes of the North Island. The network is expected to expand to the South Island through 2023, providing full coverage of all New Zealand’s heavy freight routes. As demand for zero-emission transport increases, more than 24 high-capacity Hiringa refueling stations are expected to come online in New Zealand over the next 4-5 years.
Haskel Hydrogen Systems is familiar with large scale refueling station installations, having customized its Geno range to meet the refueling needs of large fleets in a diverse set of projects. Haskel’s portfolio of work in the field of hydrogen refueling positions it as an ideal partner for stimulating initiatives that advance the hydrogen mobility market. To learn more about Haskel’s hydrogen refueling infrastructure capabilities for large and small scale fleets, visit: https://www.haskel.com/en-us/products/hydrogen-refueling.
In collaboration with partners, Hiringa is developing one of the first national hydrogen refueling networks in the world in New Zealand. To learn more about Hiringa’s plans to enable adoption of hydrogen solutions, please visit: https://www.hiringa.co.nz/refuelling-network.
Haskel, a company in the Precision and Science Technologies segment of Ingersoll Rand, is the global leader in high pressure liquid and gas transfer and compression technology solutions for critical applications in hydrogen mobility, aerospace and defense, energy and other industries. The organization’s Hydrogen Systems group, based in Sunderland, UK, supports the development of a global refueling infrastructure, including hydrogen refueling stations and hydrogen delivery solutions. With 75 years of expertise, Haskel’s market leadership is based on a reputation for safety, reliability and superior quality. Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR) is a global leader in critical flow creation and industrial technologies. For more information, visit www.IRCO.com.
About Hiringa Refueling New Zealand
Hiringa Refueling New Zealand is a subsidiary of Hiringa Energy, a new generation energy company. Founded in 2016, Hiringa Energy is dedicated to building green hydrogen production projects using renewable energies to replace the use of fossil fuels for transportation and industrial raw materials, as well as working with technology providers for present a full range of hydrogen fueled transport solutions to customers.
Hiringa Refueling New Zealand Focuses On Rapid Deployment Of A Nationwide High Capacity, Open Access Hydrogen Refueling Network To Remove Barriers And Accelerate The Adoption Of Green Hydrogen Applications Across Multiple Sectors, Including Transportation road, aviation, rail, marine, materials handling, off-highway and remote. use. For more information, visit www.hiringa.co.nz.