Brazil Gets Its First Hydrogen Fuel Bus

Brazil will get tomorrow, November 14, its first hydrogen cell powered bus. The vehicle is a joint effort by the Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy and the Metropolitan Company of Urban Transport of São Paulo (EMTU).

The event will take place at the EMTU offices, in São Bernardo do Campo, at 09:30 am. At the ceremony the consortium responsible for the supply of the buses and the hydrogen infrastructure will also be introduced. The group is made up of eight companies.

The event will include the minister of Mines and Energy, Silas Rondeau, the governor of the state of São Paulo, Cláudio Lembo, the Metropolitan Transport secretary, Jurandir Fernando Ribeiro Fernandes, and the president of the EMTU, Joaquim Lopes da Silva Júnior.

The ceremony will also include representatives of partner companies and organizations responsible for the financing of the project, among them the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Studies and Projects Funding Body (Finep).

Anba

Tags:

  • Show Comments (0)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Ads

You May Also Like

Brazil: ‘Domestic Market Should Not Harm Exports’

Development, Industry, and Foreign Trade minister Luiz Fernando Furlan stated yesterday, at the opening ...

Brazilian President Vows to Contain Inflation and Maintain Growth

In the latest warning against surging consumer prices in Brazil, Brazilian President, Luiz Inácio ...

Cabinet Changes in Brazil Don’t Stop Market’s Bleeding

Latin American shares witnessed another mixed session Wednesday, with shares following a similar pattern ...

Who’s Left?

Those in Lula’s camp insist that if elected, Gomes will break Brazil’s heart just ...

Brazil’s Congress Clear Lula of Any Wrongdoing

A Brazilian congressional committee has absolved Brazil’s President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of ...

Farm Subsidy Will Be Main Topic of Brazilian President in London

President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has left Brazil Monday morning, March 6, for ...

Brazilian Study Leads to Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Research scientists have developed an experimental treatment to protect women against cervical cancer.  A ...

Brazil Losing Another Race, This Time to Mexico

In the 1970s and 1980s few listened to those asserting that, due to their ...

Why Can’t a 16-year-old Sell Her Own Body, Asks Brazilian Alderman

Despite the fact, that Brazil will be hosting the United Nations World Conference, November ...

ILO Praises the Way Brazil Is Dealing with Slave Labor

The “Global Alliance Against Slave Labor” report affirms that measures taken by the Brazilian ...