31 Dec '16, 7pm

EasyJet to Power Aircrafts with Hydrogen Fuel Cells - The Green ... - The Green Optimistic (blog)

EasyJet, one of UK’s leading low cost airline companies, has announced their new plans to power planes with hydrogen fuel cells. Over the past few years, we (in Europe) witnessed an incredible boom of low cost airline companies, which offer cheap tickets to and from pretty much any destination around. With this arose the issue of carbon emissions from aviation, and this escalated to a point to which the EU had to jump in, introduce taxes, and shape up a scheme for emission control. It is no news that the companies that would suffer the most from this would be the budget airlines, simply because the low cost of their tickets hangs on every single little thing, from selecting your seat inside the plane, to charging for using the lavatory (OK, I think this one was only a suggestion and didn’t get implemented, but you get the idea). Sooner or later action had to be taken, and ...

Full article: https://www.greenoptimistic.com/easyjet-hydrogen-fuel-cells/

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