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Britain’s First Dual Fuel Bus Will Cut Emissions By Half

Source:  Copyright 2009, ScienceDaily
Date:  September 10, 2009
Original URL: Status ONLINE


A consortium brought together by low carbon experts at the University of East Anglia (UEA) is today launching the first bus in the UK to run on clean, biomethane gas.

The innovative dual-fuel diesel-biomethane powered bus will reduce pollutant emissions and greenhouse gas emissions by around a half. It is hoped the technology will be rolled out to bus fleets across the country and further afield.

The bus will make its first public showing at LCV 2009, the UK's leading exhibition of low carbon vehicle technology. The event takes place at the Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire on September 9 and 10.

The event has been organised by Cenex (Centre of Excellence for low carbon and fuel cell technologies) and is expected to attract around 2000 specialists in low carbon technologies from around the world.

The consortium behind the new bus is led by UEA's Low Carbon Innovation Centre (LCIC) and includes leading independent bus ...

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