03 Dec '11, 12am

Hybrid-bus trials offer mixed results 1 year on

Hybrid-bus trials offer mixed results 1 year on

Singapore's first hydrogen-electric bus, which emits zero carbon dioxide, is at NTU awaiting conversion into a fully electric bus. -- PHOTO: NTU By Grace Chua Singapore's first hydrogen-electric bus, which once ferried athletes around the Youth Olympic Games Village, now sits in a corner of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) awaiting conversion into a fully electric bus. In another trial, public transport operator SMRT tested a diesel-electric bus for six months this year, but decided not to bring in more because it was not fuel-efficient enough. There was another hybrid-bus trial that a private transport operator had planned to conduct last year, but that too hit the skids. Background story Producing power from hydrogen fuel cells costs $4,000 per kilowatt hour by some estimates. In comparison, electricity from natural gas typically costs a fraction of that, at a few ...

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