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Glasgow City Council, Corporate Procurement Unit, Fleet Strategy - A Pathway to Zero Emissions Fleet

Glasgow City Council (“the Council”) operates a fleet of around 1,400 vehicles. The Fleet is a vital component in delivering frontline services to the residents of Glasgow and for many, is the most immediate visual representation of the Council’s services.

Glasgow shall be embracing green hydrogen by taking a big step forward towards its net-zero future with the world’s largest number of hydrogen-powered refuse vehicles to take to the city’s streets by October 2022. These vehicles will be of an innovative design, build and technology solution to comply with the operational duty requirements and achieve increased fleet efficiency within a zero-emission vehicle.

1. Background, The Requirement and Procurement Overview

2. Procurement Process, Embedding sustainability requirements and Contract Award

3. Sustainable Outcomes, Contribution to National Outcomes and Conclusion

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