Stuart Energy Partners with Toyota Motor Sales

December 15, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

Stuart Energy Systems Corp. (Toronto, ON) announced that it has been chosen by Toyota Motor Sales USA (TMS, Torrance, CA) to provide on-site hydrogen fueling infrastructure to support Toyota’s new fuel cell vehicle roll-out. Toyota has purchased a Stuart Energy Community Fueler Station 450 (CF-450), which has been installed in Torrance.

"We are excited to be partnering with an automotive manufacturer that has taken a leadership position in rolling out hydrogen-powered vehicles, and are pleased to provide Toyota with its initial on-site hydrogen fueling needs. We are making in-roads to providing a hydrogen infrastructure that is accessible and convenient for its users," said Stuart Energy President and CEO Jon Slangerup. "Stuart Energy now has three intelligent hydrogen fueling stations operating in California, and another coming next year."

The CF-450 station at Torrance generates 24kg of clean hydrogen fuel per day, enough to meet the fueling needs of a small fleet of fuel cell vehicles. The station uses Stuart Energy’s patented intelligent hydrogen fueling station technology. The patent gives Stuart Energy exclusive rights to develop and market on-site, electrolysis-based, hydrogen fueling stations, including proton-exchange membrane and alkaline, where information is exchanged between system components and the user.