Mobile Energy Solutions Develops Fuel Cell Hybrid Bus

Buses using fuel cells and batteries still have obstacles, ranging from the cost -- some being tested in California cost $3 million apiece.

Published: 26-Dec-2006

The team that designed the cutting-edge 16th Street Mall shuttle buses -- which run on compressed natural gas and batteries, and have no fuel emissions -- are back at it.

This time, the goal is mass-transit buses that run on fuel cells and batteries.

Mobile Energy Solutions LLC of Conifer (MES) has finished designs for the hybrid, alternative energy, fuel cell- and battery-operated buses, and awaits federal funding to begin assembling a prototype bus.


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The FCX+HES combination can supply power to the grid and pull power from the grid as needs change throughout the day.


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