September 3 – The A Taste of Colorado festival in Denver this weekend will have a special alternative fuel showcase sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fuel Cell Technologies Program.
The alternative fuel program will be featuring a hydrogen-powered internal combustion engine shuttle bus built by Ford. The hydrogen shuttle buses will hold 12 passengers and will be on display at the Department of Energy’s booth on Broadway across from the Denver Post Building.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory notes that the Department of Energy recently funded leases for a dozen of these hydrogen powered shuttle buses, which will be placed at facilities across the country.
The A Taste of Colorado festival is an end-of-the-summer celebration for the Denver region. Over half a million people are expected to attend the free four-day festival which features over 50 area food establishments, 270 marketplace artisans and vendors, six entertainment stages, and educational programs promoting the diverse cultural and western heritage of the region.