Energy By The Numbers: Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

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Energy By The Numbers: Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles
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The video opens with a shot of a car driving on a road. Captions explain:

Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) debuted in the U.S. in 2015. There are 3 models commercially available in parts of the United States.

The video shows the inside of the vehicle's hood, which has a large battery reading "Fuel Cell." It's followed by a shot of water draining out of the car.

FCEVs run on hydrogen and emit only H2O. They can travel more than 300 miles on just 5 kilograms of hydrogen. It takes just a few minutes to fill up a fuel cell vehicle tank.

The video shows someone fueling the car with a hydrogen pump.

California has more than 30 hydrogen stations. They have plans to open 100. 12 stations are already planned for the northeast.

Government & industry research reduced the cost of fuel cells for transportation by 60% since 2006. That’s helped put more than 2,500 fuel cell cars on the road. But that’s just beginning….

We could see more than 40,000 FCEVs by 2022.

The car drives off.

Learn more: energy.gov/fuelcells.