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OMV opens hydrogen filling station in Asten near Linz

  • OMV now operates the third hydrogen filling station in Austria
  • Hydrogen set to play also a role in the fuel mix of the future 
  • Important step in readying major European traffic routes for renewable energy on the road   

Robert Seeber, member of the Federal Council, Karl Kollingbaum, Mayor of the Borough of Asten, and Wilfried Gepp, Manager of the OMV filling station business in Austria, opened the OMV hydrogen filling station in Asten, near Linz in Upper Austria today. OMV thereby now operates the third hydrogen filling station in Austria. OMV, the international, integrated oil and gas company, headquartered in Vienna, has therefore taken another key step towards readying major European traffic routes for hydrogen on the road. The new filling station is situated directly on the Westautobahn A1 – one of Europe’s most important traffic axes. Officially opened today, the OMV station enhances Austria’s connection to a Europe-wide hydrogen filling station network for vehicles powered by fuel cells.

 

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