Ballard Power Systems announced that it has been invited to join the internationally-recognized Hydrogen Council as a supporting member. The Hydrogen Council is a global CEO-level advisory body providing long-term vision on the important role of hydrogen technologies toward an energy transition.

As the first global initiative of its kind, the Hydrogen Council was launched at the World Economic Forum 2017, in Davos, Switzerland.

The objectives of the Hydrogen Council are to:

– Increase visibility of hydrogen solutions currently available and the progress that has been made in this regard;
– Advocate for the important role of hydrogen technologies in helping meet climate goals, energy security and competitiveness targets;
– Work towards better deployment conditions;
– Work with and provide recommendations to key stakeholders, such as policy makers, the business community, international agencies and civil society.

The Hydrogen Council is currently comprised of CEOs from these member companies : Air Liquide, Alstom, Anglo American, Audi, BMW GROUP, Daimler, ENGIE, Honda, Hyundai, Iwatani, Kawasaki, Plastic Omnium, Shell, The Linde Group, Total and Toyota.