India’s first hydrogen fuel bus unveiled

Organizations show off country’s first bus that runs on hydrogen fuel India’s first hydrogen-powered bus is getting ready to hit the streets thanks to Tata Motors Limited and the Indian Space Research Organization. Both parties have been working to develop the bus over the past several years. The bus is equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell that will generate the electrical power it needs to operate. Clean transportation is becoming a serious issue in India, especially when it comes to the matter of public transit. Public transportation accounts for a…

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Hydrogen fuel makes progress in California public transit

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New hydrogen fuel bus comes to Marin Residents of Marin, California, now have an opportunity to experience hydrogen fuel themselves. A new hydrogen-powered bus has made its way to the city and will be operated by Golden Gate Transit. The bus will remain active for the next two years as city officials determine the viability of hydrogen fuel in public transportation. Golden Gate Transit has teamed with other public transportation agencies to manage the hydrogen fuel transportation project over the next two years. Fuel cells continue to attract attention in…

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CTE to send hydrogen fuel vehicle to Connecticut

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Hydrogen fuel continues to grab attention in public transit The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE), a non-profit organization based in Georgia responsible for the research and development of clean technologies and their use in transportation, has finalized an agreement with Connecticut Transit (CTTRANSIT), the public transit agency of Connecticut. Through the agreement, CTE will provide Connecticut with a 40-foot bus that utilizes hydrogen fuel. The bus itself exists to showcase the capabilities of hydrogen fuel in the field of public transportation and has already been put to service…

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HyCologne showcases capabilities of hydrogen fuel

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Hydrogen fuel and public transportation are becoming intertwined Hydrogen fuel is becoming a very popular subject in the world of transportation. The global auto industry has become a strong supporter of hydrogen fuel cells as the energy source for future vehicles, but fuel cells are also gaining ground in the realm of public transit. As governments become more concerned over matters of the environment, they are beginning to show more support for hydrogen fuel and its use in transportation. Hydrogen-powered buses are becoming more common, especially in Europe, due to…

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Hydrogen-powered bus comes to Cleveland

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RTA and NASA bring hydrogen-powered bus to Cleveland, Ohio Cleveland’s Regional Transit Authority (RTA) has joined forces with the NASA Glenn Research Center to begin making use of a new hydrogen-powered bus that will serve the greater Cleveland area. The 40-foot bus is equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell that generates enough energy to power the bus along its travels. It is one of the very few of its kind in the U.S. and has the support of the federal government through NASA. The bus is part of a program…

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Joint Base Lewis-McChord received hydrogen-powered bus

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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Initiative brings new bus to JBLM The U.S. Army’s Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) welcomed the latest addition to its transportation system that serves personnel last week. A new, hydrogen-powered bus has arrived at the base and will help meet the travel needs of those that work and live in and around JBLM. The bus is part of the Department of Defense’s Hydrogen Fuel Cell Initiative, which aims to promote the use of fuel cells throughout the various branches of the military. The agency has taken an aggressive…

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Air Liquide to supply fuel for hydrogen-powered bus in Birmingham, Alabama

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Air Liquide, a producer of industrial gases, such as hydrogen and natural gas, has announced that it will be supplying fuel for a hydrogen-powered bus in Birmingham, Alabama. The company has reached an agreement with the Center for Transportation and the Environment and will begin bolstering the city’s hydrogen fuel infrastructure this week. The hydrogen-powered bus will be part of a demonstration of hydrogen energy put on by the agency. The bus will be open to the public and will operate alongside other vehicles working for the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit…

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UTC Power sets new performance record with fleet of hydrogen-powered buses

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Hydrogen fuel cells continue to show their viability in the world of transportation. UTC Power, a leading manufacturer of fuel cells and developer of their associated technologies, has set a new performance record with their new hydrogen-powered buses in Oakland, California. The buses were first introduced into the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit system in 2006 and 2007 and have since garnered acclaim for their eco-friendly operation and fuel efficiency. In 2010, 16 more buses were added to Oakland’s fleet, which has now carried UTC to the height of fuel cell performance.…

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Connecticut debuts new hydrogen powered bus

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The city of Hamden, Connecticut, is getting a new hydrogen powered bus that will help the disabled and elderly get around town. It is the first of its kind in the state and the first to cater specifically to the needs of seniors and the disabled. Connecticut officials have been focusing more on hydrogen fuel to account for the state’s energy needs. Legislators have been pushing for more incentives for fuel cell manufacturers to move to the state, hoping to establish a solid hydrogen infrastructure. The bus has already done…

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