Fountain Fuel zero-emission energy station

Amersfoort, the Netherlands

The first fuel station
of the future

If we want a liveable future for ourselves and our planet, we need to make the transition to renewable, clean energy and ‘zero’ CO2 emissions a top priority. Hydrogen holds tremendous promise as an alternative fuel source, especially if we are one day able to produce it on a large scale like electricity, using wind and solar energy. Cars that run on hydrogen gas (H2) are both sustainable and clean. Fountain Fuel is taking the lead with its zero-emission energy stations for hydrogen fuelling and electric charging.

A good start

A good start

Durable, strong and light

The station’s elegant awning, including its supporting structure, is made entirely of wood. Wood is not only a durable material, it’s also relatively light and can be transported efficiently in prefabricated parts. In the middle of the roof, which is equipped with solar panels, an opening allows light to enter and air to circulate. Amersfoort will be home to the first zero-emission energy station. Thanks to the progressive municipality and an enthusiastic business association, the station will be installed in the De Wyken industrial park. The surrounding area will soon be developed with flexible workplaces and convenience facilities, like healthy food, a shop and a dry-cleaning service. Preparations for more locations are in full swing. Next station: Rotterdam!

“Hydrogen technology is one of the keys to a sustainable world. We show that when it comes to designing a fuel and loading station, functionality, beauty and durability can go hand in hand. ”

Jarno Nillesen
Partner/Architect

“Hydrogen technology is one of the keys to a sustainable world. We show that when it comes to designing a fuel and loading station, functionality, beauty and durability can go hand in hand. ”

Project data

Location
Amersfoort, the Netherlands
Functie
Hydrogen fuel station
Size
2.000 m2
Period
2019 – 2021
Status
Hydrogen fuel station
Client
Fountain Fuel
Team
Jarno Nillesen, Ulas Temel, Ruud Hilderink, Simon Wijrdeman, Joris Alofs
In collaboration with
Ekinetix, VolkerWessels