Air Products Canada joins the CHFCA as Executive Member
July 7, 2021
The Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) is pleased to announce that Air Products Canada has joined as an Executive Member.
Air Products is a world leading industrial gases company and supplier of hydrogen and hydrogen mobility solutions. With over 60 years of hydrogen experience, Air Products brings safe, reliable and cost-effective hydrogen solutions to the marketplace. The Company’s technologies are used in over 1.5 million refueling operations annually, across 20 countries and has been involved in over 250 projects.
On June 9, 2021, Air Products and its subsidiary Air Products Canada, in conjunction with the Government of Canada and the Province of Alberta, announced the first phase of a multi-billion dollar plan to build a landmark new net-zero hydrogen energy complex that will make Edmonton, Alberta the centre of western Canada’s hydrogen economy and set the stage for Air Products to operate the most competitive and lowest-carbon-intensity hydrogen network in the world. The core of this world-scale energy complex in Edmonton, will begin with a transformative $1.3 billion (CAD) net-zero hydrogen production and liquefaction facility expected onstream in 2024. For more details about the project visit www.airproducts.com/bluebutbetter.
Additionally, last year, as part of its sustainable offerings and continuing growth initiatives, Air Products announced the world’s largest green hydrogen project aimed at decarbonizing heavy-duty transportation sectors globally. Air Products supplies liquid and gaseous hydrogen as well as a broad portfolio of fueling infrastructure solutions across the transportation sector.
Eric Guter, Vice President Hydrogen Mobility Solutions, Air Products:
“Air Products is pleased to join the CHFCA and its strong group of member companies providing leadership in the decarbonization of the transportation sector through mobility solutions. We look forward to partnering with this visionary group to help Canada achieve its climate and energy transition goals.”
About the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA)
The Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) is a national association that supports industry, academia, government agencies, financial organizations and other stakeholders focused on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies and products. As the collective voice of Canada’s world-leading hydrogen and fuel cell sector, the CHFCA’s mission is to strengthen Canadian leadership, raise awareness of the benefits of the technology, and accelerate the adoption of its members’ products and services in Canada and abroad. The CHFCA currently has 80 members across Canada and two regional branches in British Columbia and Quebec. You can also follow CHFCA on Twitter at @PoweringNow or visit www.chfca.ca for more information.
About Air Products Canada
Air Products Canada currently operates three hydrogen production facilities in Alberta, and a 55-kilometer hydrogen pipeline in the Alberta Industrial Heartland. The company also operates a hydrogen production facility, a 30-kilometer pipeline network and a liquefaction facility in Sarnia, Ontario. The company’s excellent safety record includes operating over 1,100-kilometers of hydrogen pipelines worldwide with no incidents.
About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a world-leading industrial gases company in operation for 80 years. Focused on serving energy, environment and emerging markets, the Company provides essential industrial gases, related equipment and applications expertise to customers in dozens of industries, including refining, chemical, metals, electronics, manufacturing, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the global leader in the supply of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The Company develops, engineers, builds, owns and operates some of the world’s largest industrial gas projects, including: gasification projects that sustainably convert abundant natural resources into syngas for the production of high-value power, fuels and chemicals; carbon capture projects; and world-scale carbon-free hydrogen projects supporting global transportation and the energy transition.
The Company had fiscal 2020 sales of $8.9 billion from operations in 50 countries and has a current market capitalization of over $60 billion. More than 19,000 passionate, talented and committed employees from diverse backgrounds are driven by Air Products’ higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities, and the world. For more information, visit airproducts.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.