From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report.
Seven hydrogen fuel cells, supplied by local hydrogen economy company Bambili Energy, are now powering a field hospital, set up as part of government’s anti-Covid-19 policy, and located at 1 Military Hospital in Pretoria. Bambili is focussed on manufacturing fuel cell systems and facilitating the commercialisation of intellectual property developed under the Hydrogen South Africa programme. The programme is a project of the Department of Science and Technology. Department Director-General Dr Phil Mjwara attended the official handover of the fuel cells and we asked him about the significance of the event for the department.
Bambili Energy electrical engineer Mpho Malaza explains how the hydrogen fuel cells work.
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