University of California, Irvine, gets its first hydrogen fuel cell bus

New bus comes to university, powered by hydrogen fuel The University of California, Irvine, has officially launched its first fuel cell bus, which uses hydrogen fuel as a source of energy. The fuel cell that powers the bus was designed by Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cell technology. The bus is now part of the university’s transit system, called the Anteater Express. The new bus is the fifth of its kind to be put into service in California. Fuel cell vehicles continues to gain prominence in…

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CenturyLink shows support for hydrogen fuel cells

Communications company commissions the expansion of fuel cells at its California data center Multinational communications company CenturyLink has commissioned the expansion of the energy systems that powers its data center in Irvine, California. The data center received energy from hydrogen fuel cells, which are becoming a more attractive option for powering data centers operated by large companies like CenturyLink. Two megawatts worth of fuel cells will be brought to the data center, bringing the facility’s total fuel cell capacity to 12 megawatts of electrical power. Technology companies are showing more…

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