New hydrogen fuel station and fuel cell bus come to Massachusetts

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State celebrates the opening of a new hydrogen fuel station and the launch of a fuel cell bus The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is celebrating the launch of a new fuel cell bus as well as the opening of a new hydrogen fuel station. Both the bus and the fueling station are part of the National Fuel Cell Bus Program. This program is designed to encourage the development and adoption of new fuel cell buses. The program is also focused on aiding in the development of the infrastructure needed…

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Ballard to deliver new hydrogen fuel system for next generation clean bus

New fuel cell system to be supplied to New Flyer Industries Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has been named as the supplier of new energy systems that will power heavy-duty transportation buses built by New Flyer Industries. These buses will make use of the FCvelocity-HD7 fuel cells that are being developed by Ballard. This fuel cell is modular, allowing it to be customized to suit the needs of various applications. Modular fuel cells are quickly becoming popular in public transportation because of their flexible nature.…

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New website tracks hydrogen-powered bus projects around the world

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CTE launches new website to keep consumers in the loop on hydrogen transportation North Carolina State University’s Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) has launched a new website that tracks the progress of hydrogen-powered bus projects all over the world. The use of hydrogen fuel cells in public transportation is becoming increasingly popular as governments begin become more familiar with the potential benefits of the energy systems. Several countries are now home to hydrogen-powered bus projects of varying scopes. The CTE is keen to ensure that alternative energy and…

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New hydrogen-powered bus coming to Austin, Texas

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University of Texas teams with Capital Metro for new hydrogen transportation project Hydrogen-powered buses seem to be a craze in the U.S. In some parts of the country, these buses are becoming commonplace. The city of Austin, Texas, is expecting to receive its first hydrogen-powered bus sometime this month. The University of Texas at Austin has announced that it has partnered with Capital Metro, a public transportation provider for the city, to roll out a new kind of hydrogen-powered bus that is said to be more efficient and powerful than…

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Calstart wins funding from Federal Transit Administration

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$6.6 million in funding goes to Calstart The U.S. government has awarded Calstart, an organization devoted to promoting hydrogen-powered transportation and zero emission vehicles, with $6.6 million in funding. The Federal Transit Administration, the agency that issued the funds, believes that the organization has shown promising progress in promoting alternative energy and how these energies can be used for transportation. Calstart will be using the funds to develop environmentally friendly mass transit options and will bolster existing systems throughout the country with its fleet of fuel cell buses. Funds to…

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