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Ballard will make "clean power" hydrogen from bleach by-product

If you're going to use hydrogen to power a vehicle, the absolute best way to get that H2 is to snag it from some waste stream somewhere. The Vancouver-based Ballard Fuel Cell Systems has announced it will something similar at a K2 Pure Solutions bleach production facility in Pittsburg, CA. Right now, when K2 makes bleach, it also generates hydrogen as a by-product. K2 used to burn the hydrogen to generate heat, but it will now feed it into a fuel cell to generate electricity at the facility us

Video: New Flyer's fuel cell buses moving people at Winter Olympics

Olympic fuel cell buses – Click above to watch video Sam Abuelsamid

Ballard gets contract to supply fuel cells to Daimler

Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL-Hybrid - click above for high-res image gallery

H2 Olympics power: BC Transit gets first fuel cell bus with Ballard stack

Over two years ago, we first learned the British Columbia Transit was planning to acquire 20 fuel cell-powered buses for use in the Whistler area ahead of the 2010 Winter Olympics. The first of those buses was recently delivered to the transit company with the rest arriving over the coming weeks and months. The 20 bus-fleet will be the single largest deployment of hydrogen-fueled buses in the world. T