Iwatani Corp. of America acquired several hydrogen-refueling stations in California, expanding its global reach by marking its entry in the United States which is designed to extend the hydrogen supply chain infrastructure.
The gas and energy development and supply company acquires four retail stations in California that are capable of supplying up to 350 kg of hydrogen per day, according to the company. They are located in West Sacramento, Mountain View, San Ramon, and San Juan Capistrano. The company's total global hydrogen-refueling stations network is now at 30 locations, it's 26 other locations are in Japan.
"Our multi-year development program is aligned with plans by automakers and the state of California to extend the hydrogen supply chain infrastructure and make fuel cell electric vehicles available to consumers in the expanding U.S. market," said Mineharu Okamoto, president of Iwatani Corporation of America.