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Hydrogen costs must fall to reach diesel parity – study

Hydrogen fuel-cell buses still more expensive than diesel ones to operate, according to study by AC Transit

Hydrogen fuel-cell buses (FCEBs) and battery-electric buses (BEBs) are still slightly more expensive to operate than diesel equivalents, according to a study by San Francisco’s public transit authority, the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit). The research for the study was carried out by AC transit during the Covid-19 pandemic and was published it for the benefit of other fleet operators. “AC Transit currently operates all five propulsion technologies and is uniquely positioned to support this rigorous study,” says General Manager Michael Hursh. “The propulsion metrics are not cobbled from several sources but instead one agency, with roadway testing on the same routes and i



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