Thursday, January 7, 2010

Application for hydrogen fueling station on PZC agenda

WALLINGFORD - Proton Energy Systems, which manufactures hydrogen generation equipment, has an application before the Planning and Zoning Commission to build a commercial hydrogen vehicle fueling station in Connecticut in the parking lot of its 10 Technology Drive headquarters.
The application is on the commission's agenda for Monday.
The company, which was founded in 1996 and moved to its present location in 2002, has built and delivered thousands of hydrogen generating devices of various sizes to industrial customers worldwide, and foresees a major spike in hydrogen powered vehicles in the coming years.
Robert Friedland, Proton's president and chief executive officer, said hydrogen vehicles are safer and better for the environment than their gasoline powered counterparts, and the energy necessary to produce a kilogram of hydrogen - which is equal to about 2.5 gallons of gasoline - is practically comparable to the amount of needed to produce a gallon of gasoline. Read more.

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