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UH Gets Federal $3M Grant for Hydrogen Energy Research

The grant is part of a nationwide initiative to market the alternative energy for less than $4 per gallon.

·By Alia Wong

The University of Hawaii has received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to help fund its ongoing research on the use of hydrogen energy.

The grant is part of a nationwide initiative to advance hydrogen technologies so that the energy can be produced, delivered and dispensed for less than $4 per gallon.

hydrogen car charger

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Expanding its use, according to a press release, can help reduce the world’s reliance on fossil fuels, save people money over the long run and lessen carbon

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