FleetZero and Change Energy Services Awarded Hydrogen Feasibility Study for Halifax Regional Municipality

Study will focus on supply, storage and use of Hydrogen and Hydrogen fuel cell buses for Halifax Transit.

July 25, 2023 – Halifax, Canada – FleetZero Inc., a trusted solution provider that simplifies the energy transition for public and private fleets, and Change Energy Services, a leading Hydrogen and alternative propulsion engineering and design firm, are pleased to announce that they have been successfully awarded the contract to complete a feasibility study for Halifax Transit on the supply, storage and use of Hydrogen and Hydrogen fuel cell buses.

As experts supporting transport decarbonization for public transit agencies for decades, the joint team is well versed in providing leading insights, evidence-informed analysis and data driven GHG modelling for hydrogen and other alternative fuel propulsion technologies for transit applications. This feasibility study will help Halifax Transit balance the potential benefits of service resiliency during power outages against securing reliable and affordable sources of green Hydrogen. The study will also identify design considerations for Halifax Transit’s new Burnside Transit Centre.

FleetZero’s founder and Chief Executive Officer Naeem Farooqi, a globally recognized leader in zero-emission transportation, says “we understand Halifax Transit’s need to explore the feasibility of Hydrogen fuel cell bus technology and the financial, operational and environmental outcomes of operating Hydrogen fuel cell buses.”

FleetZero offers advisory services and turnkey solutions to enable fleet, facility and other transition users navigate low carbon pathways, ranging from feasibility studies to developing maintenance policies and standard operating procedures. FleetZero serves as a trusted advisor by leveraging its team of global fleet and infrastructure expertise, deep ecosystem networks, and scalable, AI-enhanced technology solutions. The company’s offerings also right-size infrastructure solutions to minimize cost and service disruption. More information can be at

Change Energy Services is a Canadian leader in Hydrogen and gaseous fuels, including renewable energy and electric vehicle charging infrastructure solutions. It provides specialized services in environmental policy research, refueling network optimization expertise, equipment selection and sizing, facility modifications insight, GHG emissions modelling as well as value add capabilities of capital and operating costs, storage and maintenance and training requirements for Hydrogen. It is well known as a Canada-wide provider of clean fueling infrastructure solutions. In prior collaborations with FleetZero, Change Energy Services has led in conducting emissions modelling and developing conceptual facility layout designs for charging/fueling infrastructure. More information can be found at