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Energy Independence Day

For 9/11, I’d like to talk about Energy Independence Day instead of Patriot’s Day. After all, patriotism isn’t the  actual issue, it’s our dependence on foreign energy that caused the need for Patriot Day in the first place. I believe that hydrogen is the answer to this huge question, and there’s been an exciting development …

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UCSC’s Stinky Lab

Kids 4 Hydrogen met with Dr. Li and his researchers at his “Stinky Lab” at UCSC.  They are studying how sewage can be used to produce hydrogen.  At this time, they are working on a small-scale but hope to use their new technology at the Santa Cruz Neary Lagoon waste-water treatment facility.

Nevin leads team at K4H Meeting

Our K4H team is researching available, efficient, and cost-effective ways to produce hydrogen and to convert internal combustion engines to gaseous hydrogen. Nevin introduced Dr. Roger Billings’ book “Hydrogen World View” and Dr. Addison Bain’s book “Hindenburg: Exploring the Truth,” which opened up lively conversations. Nevin set the agenda and lead the team. He is …

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Mercedes presents “Well to Wheels” at Merit Academy

Eleven Kids 4 Hydrogen members gathered at Merit Academy for a fascinating presentation and discussion about “Well to Wheels” costs for energy.  This presentation by Tim McGuire and Lora Renz offered excellent graphs and information to help the team better understand the true costs of producing energy. After the presentation, the team met in the …

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Silicon Valley Driving Charged and Connected” at SAP

Thursday, April 24, 2014 Join CaFCP staff and its members on Thursday, April 24 from 8:30am to 5:00pm for the “Silicon Valley Driving Charged and Connected” at SAP facilities in Palo Alto California. During the day, Honda, Mercedes Benz, and Toyota will offer test drives in hydrogen-powered vehicles and will be available to answer questions. …

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“Why hydrogen powered cars will drive Elon Musk crazy” from Fuel Cell Dispatch News

Fuel Cell Dispatch News Monday, March 17, 2014 Why hydrogen powered cars will drive Elon Musk crazy Forget the Tesla Model S. Another car of the future is finally hitting the highway. After decades of development—and no small amount of skepticism—major automakers are set to start selling hydrogen fuel-cell cars in small numbers in the …

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Teagan Knight vows to establish Kids 4 Hydrogen chapters in 50 states!

At the end of Kids 4 Hydrogen’s 10-day California Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tour, the team was pumped to keep the ground swell going.  California is the leader in setting up hydrogen fueling stations and leasing hydrogen fuel cell cars. Now Teagan Knight, a high school junior, is working with high schools and colleges in all …

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Brainstorming Session

Team Kids4Hydrogen met to discuss plans for each new chapter. They developed information packets and documents for new chapters that are opening across the United States!

Day 10: Returning Mercedes F-Cell to Palo Alto

Natalie drove the F-Cell and handed it off to Raymond Lee. The team L0VED driving the Mercedes F-Cell and will buy fuel cell cars when they are available in 2015! Thank you to Michael Schweizer and Lora Renz for making their Mercedes F-Cell available to us for our 10-day tour!

Day 9: 10-Day Tour Party!

After planning this tour for over a year, the kids watched the 10-day H2 tour slideshow in Merit’s theater with the Kids 4 Hydrogen team and their families. They devoured a delicious teriyaki chicken dinner and yummy carrot cake! Enjoying a delicious BBQ dinner before the slideshow! Great closure — lots of laughs!