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Accession Number DE2012-1046257
Title SunLine Transit Agency Advanced Technology Fuel Cell Bus Evaluation: Third Results Report.
Publication Date May 2012
Media Count 34p
Personal Author K. Chandler L. Eudy
Abstract This report describes operations at SunLine Transit Agency for their newest prototype fuel cell bus and five compressed natural gas (CNG) buses. In May 2010, SunLine began operating its sixth-generation hydrogen fueled bus, an Advanced Technology (AT) fuel cell bus that incorporates the latest design improvements to reduce weight and increase reliability and performance. The agency is collaborating with the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to evaluate the bus in revenue service. NREL has previously published two reports documenting the operation of the fuel cell bus in service. This report provides a summary of the results with a focus on the bus operation from July 2011 through January 2012.
Keywords Buses
Design
Fuel cells
Hydrogen
National Renewable Energy Laborator
Natural gas
Performance evaluation
Reliability
Transit industry


 
Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 85H - Road Transportation
97K - Fuels
97O - Miscellaneous Energy Conversion & Storage
Corporate Author National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1303
Contract Number DE-AC36-08GO28308

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