*The information here is as of the end of March 2011.

Kitakyushu Hydrogen Station (Co-Operative Station)

By-product hydrogen from steelmaking plant

Kitakyushu Hydrogen Station is an offsite-type station to which hydrogen is directly delivered via a pipeline. This approach is the next-generation hydrogen station, and the Kitakyushu station is the first of this type in Japan and only the third in the world.
The facility was designed as the eastern fuelling base for the "Hydrogen Highway," a project led by Fukuoka Pref. It started operations in September 2009.

Operation  Nippon Oil Corporation
 Iwatani Corporation
 Nippon Steel Corporation
Hydrogen Supply By-product hydrogen via pipeline
Compressor Capacity 45Nm³/h
Pressure Inlet:0.75MPa;Outlet:40MPa
Storage Capacity 270L6;two-bank filling
Max Pressure 40MPa
Dispensing Capacity 3 vehicles in a row at 35MPa
Main Components Hydrogen receiving unit, Compressor, Storage cylinders, Dispenser
Features Next-generation offsite hydrogen station supplied via pipeline
Address Kitakyushu City,Fukuoka Prefecture
See the brochure about the station(JPG)


By-product hydrogen from steelmaking plant

Access Map


zip code 805-0071
1-1 Higashida,Yahata-higashi-ku,Kitakyushu City,Fukuoka Prefecture