Polsat Plus Group and ZE PAK Group have built and launched in Rybnik the first publicly available hydrogen refueling station for cars and buses in Silesia and the second in Poland, which will operate under the NESO brand, Polsat reported. The station will be able to refuel, among others, 20 NesoBus hydrogen buses manufactured by Polsat Plus Group and ZE PAK.
The network of hydrogen refueling stations of the Polsat Plus Group and ZE PAK is being built under the NESO brand. The name comes from the first letters of “I do not emit exhaust gases, I clean it”. NESO stations are currently among the most modern hydrogen refueling stations in Europe, underlined.
“The hydrogen refueling station in Rybnik is our second station in Poland that we have launched in just a few weeks. Rybnik is a perfect example of how a city that was at the forefront of polluted air rankings can quickly turn into a leader in green transformation among Polish cities. This is a great achievement of the people managing the city and they deserve real recognition from all of Poland, but above all from the inhabitants of Rybnik. We are glad that the first hydrogen station in Silesia is being built in Rybnik, where, among other things, NesoBus hydrogen buses produced in our factory in Świdnik will be able to refuel,” said Maciej Stec, vice president for strategic affairs of the Polsat Plus Group and member of the supervisory board of the ZE PAK Group. in the message.
The hydrogen refueling station in Rybnik built by the Polsat Plus Group and the ZE PAK Group is the first publicly available station of this type in Silesia and the second in Poland. The station is largely energy self-sufficient. Solar panels installed at the station with a capacity of 19 kW provide electricity to the station, and energy storage facilities with a capacity of 60 kWh can store its surplus, according to the material.
The ZE PAK Group’s activities include lignite mining, as well as the production and sale of electricity and heat. The company has been listed on the WSE since 2012. Its consolidated revenues amounted to PLN 2.21 billion in 2020.
Cyfrowy Polsat and Polkomtel (Polsat Plus Group) form an integrated media and telecommunications group controlled by Zygmunt Solorz. The company’s shares have been listed on the WSE since 2008; the company is included in the WIG20 index.