PepsiCo Australia companions with Pure Hydrogen to trial a hydrogen-powered prime mover


Australia-based Pure Hydrogen Company has entered an association with PepsiCo Australia to trial a hydrogen-fueled prime mover at considered one of PepsiCo’s manufacturing websites within the Metropolis of Brisbane. Pure Hydrogen will provide PepsiCo with a Hydrogen Gasoline Cell 160kW 6 x 4 Prime Mover (HFCV Prime Mover). The corporate may also present extra hydrogen gasoline as required, together with refueling together with arranging restore & upkeep companies.


Artist impression of a PepsiCo-branded hydrogen prime mover, equipped by Pure Hydrogen.

The trial will begin in 2Q 2023 and can run for about 6 months. Following the trial PepsiCo will assess the business use-case with the potential to order additional hydrogen powered automobiles over the interval 2023-25.

The PepsiCo trial marks the most recent in a lot of trials that Pure Hydrogen is enterprise within the home market. Its different companions embrace JJ Waste & Recycling, which is scheduled to trial Australia’s first Hydrogen Gasoline Cell Refuse Assortment Automobile (HFCRCV). The trial additionally varieties a part of Pure Hydrogen’s broader market technique to show the business use-case of inexpensive hydrogen and hydrogen gasoline cell automobiles.

Pure Hydrogen is working to ascertain itself as not solely a provider of hydrogen-fueled vans, buses, hydrogen mills and storage pods, but additionally as a provider of hydrogen gasoline.

Beneath the Time period Sheet framework, Pure is predicted to obtain $98,400 (excluding GST over the trial time period of six months (with a minimal quantity of $17,400 excluding GST) for the provision of the only HFCV Prime Mover. If the trial is profitable, the Time period Sheet offers PepsiCo an choice to lease the Hydrogen Prime Mover from Pure Hydrogen at month-to-month price of $10,554.40 excluding GST over a possible 7-year time period.

Pepsi could select to maintain the truck on the finish of the trial; if that’s the case, Pepsi can be answerable for the truck and funds for it. If Pepsi chooses to not take the truck on the finish of the trial, Pure will use the truck with one other potential buyer.

Pure Hydrogen expects its web price of this initiative can be about $410,000 for the trial which if profitable creates a rising hydrogen clear power market.


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