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By the Universiade 2023, the first hydrogen tram in the Russian Federation will appear in Yekaterinburg

29.04.2021 123 просмотров

The launch of the first hydrogen-powered tram in Russia is planned for the Universiade 2023 in Yekaterinburg.

The first hydrogen-powered tram is planned to be demonstrated at the Universiade 2023, which will be held in Yekaterinburg. This was announced on Wednesday by Deputy General Director of the Pipe Metallurgical Company (TMK) for scientific and technical development and technical sales Sergey Chikalov.

“We want to show the first a hydrogen-powered tram,” he said at a meeting between Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Skolkovo Foundation Dmitry Medvedev with residents and partners of the Skolkovo Innovation Center.

Dmitry Medvedev noted that hydrogen has been talked about for twenty years already. “I would like to know, do you really think that there will be a forced transition now?” the Deputy Chairman of the Security Council asked, adding that representatives of Russian business and scientific organizations had previously addressed him with a request to help develop this topic.

According toSergey Chikalov, today hydrogen is in the energy balance takes 1.5-2%. “When they say that in Europe they will come to 23% in 15 years, I don’t really believe in it, 10-15% is a reasonable amount,” he added.

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