Hawaii may be the first state in the nation to successfully build a fueling infrastructure that will support thousands of hydrogen fuel cell cars.
This month, General Motors, in partnership with Hawaii’s Gas Co., and 10 other public and private groups, announced a plan to tap into Oahu’s 1,000-mile utility pipeline and supply hydrogen to the many fuel-cell vehicles expected to come on the market in 2015.
General Motors is providing 20 Equinox fuel cell vehicles to the project known as H2I, or the Hawaii Hydrogen Initiative. The Gas Co., which makes hydrogen as a byproduct of the state’s synthetic natural gas production, is providing the hydrogen.
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