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4D95AE9A9CEBE1D587258765006AF2BC Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HYDROGEN DEVELOPMENT FOR ZEVS IN COLORADO

INTERIM COMMITTEE  TRANSPORTATION LEGISLATION REVIEW COMMITTEE
Date Oct 5, 2021      
Location Old State Library



Hydrogen Development for ZEVs in Colorado - Committee Discussion Only

01:31:12 PM  
Brian DuBruine, representing
the Colorado Hydrogen Network, provided an overview of the hydrogen vehicle
market and his recommendations for how states should move forward to accommodate
the market. Jason Sekhon, representing Toyota North America, shared Toyota's
efforts to release and develop a line of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. He
shared that the vehicles hold about 5 kilograms of hydrogen. He indicated
that current challenges for releasing a larger line of the vehicles is
the need for hydrogen stations. Patricia Kelley, representing New Day Hydrogen
(NDH), provided an overview on NDH's fuel stations and their efforts to
bring fuel stations to Colorado.

Skyler McKinley, representing AAA Colorado, continued the presentation
with an overview of AAA's involvement in the development of hydrogen fuel
cell vehicles and the installation of hydrogen stations. He also encouraged
the committee to consider hydrogen fuel cell vehicle growth.

The panelists responded to questions from the committee related to the
feasibility of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles in Colorado and general questions
about the mechanics of a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.

The speakers provided presentations (Attachments D,E, and F).

   






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