The CHFCA is delighted to welcome QNB Metals as a new start-up member

MONTREAL – The Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) is pleased to announce QNB Metals as a Start-Up Member.

QNB Metals Inc. is an exploration and development company focused on leveraging its assets for Salt Mining, Hydrogen & Energy Cavern Storage , Carbon Capture and Sodium Batteries.

“As a Canadian company developing hydrogen storage in salt domes, we are delighted to be an active member of the CHFCA,” said Stephane Leblanc, CEO of QNB Metals. “Governments across Canada are quickly realizing the value that hydrogen must play in delivering and supporting a carbon-neutral economy, and we will support the association to accelerate the adoption and integration of hydrogen.”

QNB Metals is developing Kingsville Salt Deposit located in Nova Scotia. It is currently the only salt dome with enormous potential and under development in Nova Scotia, suitable for the creation of salt caverns for hydrogen storage. Salt caverns are artificial cavities created by removing salt from a salt dome. Hydrogen storage in salt domes is cost effective and can store a massive amount of renewable energy.

“We are pleased to welcome QNB Metals to the CHFCA as our newest Start-up Member. With their expertise in hydrogen storage, QNB Metals’ initiatives will generate significant opportunities for our sector,” said Ivette Vera-Perez, CEO of CHFCA.

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 more than 170 members across Canada and provincial affiliates in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario. You can also follow CHFCA on Twitter at @PoweringNow or visit for more information.