07 Dec 2010 08:12:01
Amey joins ITM Power's HOST
ITM Power (AIM: ITM), the energy storage and clean fuel company, is pleased to announce that the Amey has signed an agreement to participate in the hydrogen on-site trials (HOST) of ITM Power's transportable high pressure refueling unit (HFuel). The HFuel unit was built with support from the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) and launched at the Company's AGM on 15 September 2010.
Amey is one of today's leading public services providers, managing the vital infrastructure and business services that practically everyone, everywhere relies on. The company delivers services in the highways, roads, schools, waste, rail, fleet solutions, workspace, street lighting, commercial, housing and aviation sectors Amey employs around 11,000 people across 200 UK locations and operates a fleet of approximately 4500 vehicles.
Commenting for ITM Power, CEO Graham Cooley said: "We have seen strong interest from the public services and utility sector for HOST, and this is reinforced by the inclusion of Amey into the HOST programme. We look forward to what will undoubtedly be substantial feedback from this sector of the economy for our energy storage and clean fuel technology, for decarbonising fleet operations and enhancing air quality in our public places and urban centres."
For Amey, Group HSEA director Keith Sexton said: "Decarbonising our transport fleet, responsible for 80% of our carbon emissions, is a priority for Amey and one of our key performance indicators. We welcome this opportunity to join ITM Power's HOST trials in 2011 in order to explore the benefits of a technology that could dramatically improve our carbon footprint."
For more information, please contact ITM Power.