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Sun Sep 24, 2023, 05:57 PM Sep 2023

Philadelphia Eagles make history with hydrogen refueling station

Philadelphia Eagles make history with hydrogen refueling station

PhiladelphiaEagles.com | Sep 22, 2023

In February of 2020, the Eagles and PDC Machines announced a multiyear sustainability partnership. Just a few weeks later, the world shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fast-forward to September 22, 2023 as the Eagles became the first professional sports team in North America to install and utilize a hydrogen refueling station to power its passenger vehicles thanks to the relationship with PDC Machines.

"Today marks another milestone for Lincoln Financial Field, the Philadelphia Eagles Go Green program, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the City of Philadelphia," said Eagles President Don Smolenski. "This is another stop on our sustainability journey as we continually strive to reduce our carbon footprint."

This Hyundai Nexo was the first car to be serviced at the hydrogen refueling station.

The refueling station was designed to take all the inputs of water and electricity to produce clean hydrogen. The unit produces green hydrogen energy by taking electricity from the stadium's 10,456 solar panels and adding water. The only emission from hydrogen energy is water vapor, which is a clean fuel compared to gasoline and diesel.

Green hydrogen is hydrogen produced by the electrolysis of water. The process is powered by renewable energy. Green hydrogen emits no pollution and is considered the cleanest and most sustainable form of hydrogen...more

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Hydrogen: Anyone (or any Team!) can make it. No more monopolies, no more refining, no more shipping oil across the oceans, no more PETRODOLLAR!

Every single American should THANK Henry K and Dickie N for tying the American Economy to Dirty Oil
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