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Mayor Rex Parris: Lancaster will be run by hydrogen within five years

Mayor Rex Parris: Lancaster will be run by hydrogen within five years

When Mayor Rex Parris of Lancaster, California (pictured above) speaks at events around the world, he always asks the audience, usually filled with scientists, the same question: Is there anybody here that knows of a technology to save this planet and save our species?

“I’ve never had anybody raise their hand, not ever,” Parris told H2 View. He believes the solution is hydrogen and has committed the city of Lancaster to testing the technology as part of his mission to make Lancaster the first hydrogen city in the US.

“With this hydrogen technology, we could do it. We just have to move quick enough,” he said.

“It really comes down to the numbers – can you generate power with hydrogen for the same cost as we are with the current fossil fuel system and the infrastructure? The answer is yes, you can. Once that was answered, then it was just a question of political will to do it.”

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