Valeswood Environmental Technology Development (ETD), a UK-based provider of environmental goods and services, is marketing an electric bike that is powered by a lightweight hydrogen fuel cell with integrated metal hydride storage.
|The Hydrocell bike. Hydrocell units are behind the seat (arrow).|
The newly-developed Hydrocell power unit is available in three different sizes which produce between 14 to 156 volts individually or up to 220 volts when used as part of a power pack. The Hydrocell holds 40 liters of hydrogen.
|Internal Capacity *||Weight||Length|
|* Capacity can be increased and/or internal store recharged by coupling to an external hydrogen store.|
|HC-100||14V||1.5A||80Wh / 7Ah@12V||1.2kg||440mm|
|HC-200||14V or 28V||3A||160Wh / 14Ah@12V||3kg||440mm|
|HC-400||14V, 28V or 56V||8A||320Wh / 28Ah@12V||6kg||440mm|