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SARTA Breaks Ground for Ohio H2

January 6, 2016 in Electric Drive, event, fuel cells, Hydrogen, Infrastructure by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Air Products Fuel and Gear for $1.6 Million Station in Canton
To Support a New Fleet of Ballard Fuel Cell, BAE Drive Buses

The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority and officials including Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor broke ground yesterday on a new hydrogen fueling facility in Canton, south of Akron. The facility will support a new fleet of seven zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell-powered buses that are to commence operation on SARTA routes late this year and throughout 2017.
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Ten Hydrogen Buses for SARTA & SunLine

February 10, 2015 in Electric Drive, Fleet Order, fuel cells, Hydrogen, money awarded by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

FTA Has Awarded $18.7 Million for Fuel Cell Buses in Ohio and California:
ElDorado Bodies, BAE Drivelines, Luxfer Cylinders and Ballard Fuel Cells

The Federal Transit Administration has awarded nearly $8.88 million to SARTA, Ohio’s Stark Area Regional Transit Authority, and $9.8 million to Southern California’s SunLine Transit to each deploy five new hydrogen fuel cell buses.
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New Flyer’s Electric APTA Expo

October 14, 2014 in Companies, Electric Drive, fuel cells, Hydrogen by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

An All-Battery 40-Footer and a Hydrogen Fuel Cell 60-Footer
As Electric Transit Buses Said to Be a Matter of ‘When,’ Not “If’

New Flyer Industries is flexing its electric muscle at APTA Expo 2014 in Houston this week. The Winnipeg-headquartered company is  showing its first all-battery electric bus, the 40-foot Xcelsior XE40, and has announced the hydrogen fuel cell-powered, 60-foot articulated Xcelsior X60. Both have Siemens electric drives.
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Ballard for Brazil and Norway Buses

January 14, 2012 in Electric Drive, Hydrogen by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Vancouver’s Ballard Power Systems (Toronto:BLD and NASDAQ:BLDP) reports deals to supply 25 of its FCvelocity HD6 hydrogen fuel cell power modules for buses for Sao Paulo, and 21 to Belgium’s Van Hool for buses for Norway. The combination “points to significant progress toward commercialization of zero-emission fuel cell buses in 2012,” Ballard president and CEO John Sheridan said in a release.
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