Human waste now powers hydrogen cars in California; Fuel cells are Connecticut grown

Aug 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Business

An experimental fuel cell is turning the Orange County Sanitation District into a filling station for hydrogen cars.

The fuel cell, which produces both hydrogen and electricity from waste gas at the Fountain Valley sewage treatment plant, began a three-year demonstration run June 1; a “grand opening” will be held Aug. 16.

The fuel cell is made by Fuel Cell Energy Inc., in Connecticut, with Air Products and Chemicals Inc. of Pennsylvania leading the project.

Read more here: O.C. human waste now powers hydrogen cars – The Orange County Register.

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