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A Mining Company Is Using Hydrogen Power in Its Trucks, Cutting CO2 Emissions

Can Emir of Interesting Engineering writes on one mining company that is using hydrogen to reduce emissions.

The C3 Take
  • Global mining giant Anglo American is looking hydrogen trucks to reduce emissions.
  • The trucks will be a hybrid, with a hydrogen fuel cell powering half of it and a battery pack powering the other half.
  • Mining trucks consumer 35 gallons of diesel per hour. Cutting emissions from mining operations will require innovative solutions such as hydrogen-powered trucks.

“The hydrogen power source only emits water vapor and the company states that it has the potential to reduce on-site diesel emissions by up to 80 percent.”

Read the full article here.

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