Context and challenges
This client is a public inter-municipal cooperation institution that groups together 20 municipalities around Auxerre and manages the transport and travel perimeter.
In order to anticipate the objectives of the law on energy transition for green growth and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the client is implementing a low-emission mobility policy as part of the overall ENRgHy project labelled "Hydrogen Territories" of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.
This commitment, which is part of the EOLBUS project, consists in particular in the creation of a hydrogen station and the gradual replacement of the buses in the community's public transport network, i.e. around 25 buses by 2023. With this in mind, the client wanted to build a hydrogen production and distribution station in order to acquire fuel cell buses.
The client appointed Assystem to carry out " state of the art " studies, tendering (Company Consultation Documents) and Assistance for the awarding of Works Contracts within the framework of a project management assistance.
Providing expertise on the methodology for adapting the bus network and existing infrastructure to accommodate hydrogen-powered buses. This mission was carried out in two parts: