EasyJet plans to cut carbon emissions with hydrogen fuel-cell trial

The airline hopes to test technology later this year which would allow its planes to taxi to and from the runway using zero-emissions fuel.

EasyJet has unveiled plans to use hydrogen fuel cells on its aircraft to save up to 50,000 tonnes of fuel a year and cut its carbon emissions.

The airline hopes to trial technology later this year that would allow planes to taxi to and from the runway using zero-emissions fuel.

Around 4% of easyJet’s total fuel consumption is used in taxiing, or an average of 20 minutes a flight.

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Source: The Guardian