Champaign-Urbana Fuel Cell Bus Deployment

CTE will work with the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (CUMTD) to deploy two (2) New Flyer 60’ zero-emission fuel cell electric buses with supporting hydrogen infrastructure. This project will be the first commercial deployment of articulated fuel cell buses in...

Fuel Cell Electric Bus Commercialization Consortium

CTE is currently managing a large-scale, zero-emission fuel cell electric bus project, and has assembled a strong team of private and public partners including the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit), the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA),...

SARTA Fuel Cell Bus OSU Demonstration

The project team is providing a 40’ “All American” fuel cell bus and demonstrating the bus in operation for one year at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. CTE is collaborating to commission the first hydrogen fueling station in Columbus, which is dedicated to...

SunLine Center of Excellence

CTE is assisting SunLine Transit Agency in the development of the Center of Excellence in Zero-Emission Technology (CoEZET). CoEZET is a workforce training program focused on maintaining and operating zero-emission buses in public fleets. Public and private...

Fuel Cell Bus Component Sizing Simulation and Study

CTE is working with a number of US transit agencies to determine what the lowest cost fuel cell bus configurations are to accomplish the greatest fraction of real world transit routes. CTE is collecting real world operational data from likely end users of...

Flint Mass Transit Authority Fuel Cell Bus Procurement

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE), in partnership with El Dorado National, BAE Systems, and Ballard Power will deliver an American made 40′ low floor hydrogen fuel cell transit bus to the Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) in Flint,...

Zero Emission Cargo Transportation Fuel Cell Drayage Truck Project

CTE joins a team led by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) in a project to design, build, and demonstrate a zero-emission drayage truck for goods movement between the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and inland freight terminals. Because this...

Public Hydrogen Fueling Stations

CTE is working with various project teams to install public hydrogen fueling stations at strategic locations in California. CTE will work with our member Linde LLC to build two stations in San Ramon and at the Oakland International Airport and will assist with project...

UPS Fuel Cell Hybrid Electric Delivery Van Demonstration

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) and UPS have joined to develop a zero emission fuel cell hybrid electric delivery van as part of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) investment to commercialize cost effective hydrogen technologies.  In...

Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) Fuel Cell Bus

In partnership with Orange County Transportation Authority in Orange County, California, CTE built an ElDorado-BAE Systems “All American” fuel cell bus and will demonstrate the technology in public revenue service for two years starting in 2016. The...

AC Transit Fuel Cell Bus Fleet Extended Operations

CTE will manage an award supporting the continued operation of AC Transit’s 12 fuel cell bus fleet through 2016.  The grant provides extended support for warranties that began expiring in August of 2013.  The AC Transit fuel cell bus fleet entered operation in...

DDJC Hydrogen Fuel Cell Pilot Program

CTE is managing a contract for the development of a Department of Defense (DOD) hydrogen pilot program at the Defense Depot San Joaquin (DDJC), in Tracy, CA. The project includes development of a hydrogen pilot at DDJC utilizing twenty hydrogen powered forklifts for...

Proterra Prototype Fuel Cell Hybrid Bus

CTE was selected to collaborate with FTA and a consortium of public and private entities on the design and build of a cutting edge fuel cell hybrid bus and a technology demonstration in a variety of service modes and climates. The project began with the goal of...

Fort Lewis Hydrogen Fuel Cell Pilot Program

CTE has contracted to provide a turnkey hydrogen and fuel cell demonstration project at the U.S. Army’s Forces Command at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, WA. The project includes the key elements of a clean hydrogen energy cycle: A renewable energy supply in...

SunLine Fuel Cell Bus Purchase

CTE completed the first procurement of a fuel cell bus under a standard RFP process.  CTE delivered a 40ft heavy-duty transit bus in partnership with ElDorado National, BAE Systems, and Ballard Power Systems to SunLine Transit in 2015. This procurement represents a...

Georgetown University Next Generation Bus

In response to a request for proposal released in 2007 by Georgetown University for its “Generation III Methanol Fuel Cell Transit Bus Integration and Test” program, a team is now under contract to complete Phase One of the work schedule.  The “Bus Integration Team,”...

Extended Range Hydrogen Utility Vehicle

DLA selected a research team led by CTE for a two-phase project to identify and apply novel on board hydrogen storage materials, processes, and power system designs to extend the operating range of electric utility vehicles. The CTE team includes Gas Technology...

Hybrid Hydrogen Yard Tractor

DLA selected a research team led by CTE for the first phase of a two-phased project to identify and apply novel on board hydrogen storage materials, processes, and power system designs to extend the operating range of hydrogen yard tractors. The CTE team included Gas...

Coordination of NFCBP Communications and Outreach

CTE is coordinating complementary information gathering and outreach activities designed to maintain and increase awareness on the state of fuel cell transit bus commercialization. CTE was awarded continuation funding to carry forward these activities through 2018....

Proterra Next Generation Fuel Cell Bus Demonstration

CTE worked with Proterra to design and build a new, state-of-the-art fuel cell bus demonstrated in Austin, TX. The bus was operated by Capital Metro in Austin for one year, and then moved to Flint, MI. The bus featured two HD30 fuel cell modules, made by Hydrogenics,...

Birmingham Fuel Cell Bus Demonstration

CTE has contracted with FTA under the National Fuel Cell Bus Program to manage a fuel cell electric bus demonstration in Birmingham, AL.  EVAmerica will build an advanced battery dominant fuel cell electric transit bus, which will be demonstrated in regular revenue...

Worldwide Fuel Cell Bus Survey

CTE has completed a Report on Worldwide Hydrogen Bus Demonstrations as part of the National Fuel Cell Bus Program.  This project was initiated in order to maximize the benefit of recent fuel cell bus demonstrations.  The report gathers information on these...

Southern Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Coalition (SHFCC)

The Southern Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Coalition (SHFCC) was a funding mechanism by which CTE provided seed funding to hydrogen-based projects in the early stages of technology development and deployment. Seed funding is typically used to carry out the initial stages of...

Columbia Hydrogen Fueling Station

CTE, in partnership with the University of South Carolina – City of Columbia Fuel Cell Collaborative, South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA), Gas Technology Institute (GTI), EngenuitySC, and others, recently completed a project to install and commission a hydrogen...