Cars Only Part of BC Hydrogen Highway Plan

The forward-thinking Hydrogen Highway initiative, jumpstarted by $1.1 million in federal funds in 2004, relies on co-operative projects and partnerships involving government, industry and academic institutions.

Published: 03-Aug-2006

Fuel cell vehicles are only a small part of a much larger movement toward hydrogen technology in the province.

"It's amazing because most people don't realize B.C. is one of the world leaders in the hydrogen fuel cell industry," said Hydrogen Highway manager Alison Grigg.

The B.C. Hydrogen Highway program is an umbrella organization co-ordinating broad-based activities that support the commercialization of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.


LA couple lease Honda FCX fuel cell car in a grandiose experiment to demonstrate feasibility of the technology, except the local fire department won't let them use the hydrogen home refueling station Honda installed.

The eP-Ice Bear ice resurfacer is ideal for indoor use due to its zero-emissions powertrain that produces only water as a byproduct.

Controlled Hydrogen Fleet and Infrastructure Demonstration and Validation Project will include two other field test sites in California.


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