AC Transit to Announce Opening of Innovative Hydrogen Fueling Facility

On Tuesday, April 10, 2012, AC Transit and a coalition of regional transit partners serving 7 million people in the Bay Area, will unveil the latest generation of zero-emission fuel cell buses and the newest hydrogen production and dispensing station entering service, promising to reduce emissions throughout the region. The station will not only service AC Transit's buses, but it will be the first large-scale publicly accessible station to support the deployment of fuel cell cars to customers in the Bay Area.

When: Tuesday, April 10, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Where: AC Transit Emeryville Operating Division

1172 45th Street, between Doyle and San Pablo, Emeryville, CA 94608

Who: Please Join:

David Armijo, AC Transit General Manager

Congresswoman Barbara Lee

Mary Nichols, Chair of The California Air Resources Board

Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner, California State Assembly

Mayor Jennifer West, City of Emeryville

Commissioner Carla Peterman, California Energy Commission

Steve Heminger, Executive Director, MTC

Jack Broadbent, Executive Officer, Bay Area Air Quality Management District

... in the formal dedication of AC Transit's new Emeryville Hydrogen Fueling Station, our fleet of next-generation fuel cell buses, and over 520 kW of new solar power.

For over a decade, AC Transit has been developing the most comprehensive, zero-emission, fuel cell transit program in North America, and operating zero-emission buses in real-world service, carrying more than 1.6 million passengers.