The future of trucking is hydrogen

A new Los Alamos project could soon bring clean-energy semi-trucks to a highway near you

September 1, 2021

Trucks on A Highway
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Picture a semi-truck hauling cargo down a highway. Are there clouds of black smoke left in its wake? Not if the truck is powered by hydrogen fuel cells.

But the transition from the combustion engine to fuel cell motors faces an infrastructure hurdle: Only 44 hydrogen refueling stations exist in the United States; 42 of those are in California.

Read the full article in the newest issue of National Security Science magazine National Security Science, hydrogen, trucks, climate.