Japanís first public hydrogen fueling station was commissioned on February 7, 2002. The station is located at the Technical Center of Osaka Gas in Osaka, Japan, and is available to any automobile manufacturer to demonstrate to the public how hydrogen powered vehicles may be serviced in the future.
Details of this system were presented June 2002 at the 14th World Hydrogen Energy Conference in Montreal, Canada.
The hydrogen fueling station is equipped with metal hydride and high pressure gas hydrogen storage systems. JMC designed and built the safe low pressure metal hydride hydrogen storage system.
This photograph shows JMC's 60 Nm3 capacity low-pressure hydrogen storage system which may be: