W. Alton Jones Foundation

Sustainable World Program

1998 Grants to Promote a Hydrogen Economy

Ark Environmental Foundation
London, England $99,000
To prepare a business plan for holding an international Clean Motor Show in 2001 at a new exhibition site in London's docklands area.

Beijing General Research Institute for Non-Ferrous Metals
Beijing, China $110,000
To collaborate with Daimler/Ballard to educate Chinese decision-makers about the environmental and technological advantages of fuel cell-powered vehicles.

Center for Energy and Environmental Studies, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ $48,0000
To analyze the role of alternative fuels in catalyzing or retarding the long-term transition to a hydrogen energy economy.

Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental
Mexico City, Mexico $200,000
To advocate the use of fuel cell- powered vehicles in Mexico City as a means of improving air quality.

Cross Creek Initiative
Gainesville, FL $55,000
To coordinate the beta test of hydrogen fuel cell-powered wheelchairs.

Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California
Davis, CA $120,000
To organize and conduct multidisciplinary research of fuel cell vehicles and disseminate the results of this research to the scientific community and the public.

Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California
Davis, CA $70,000
To conduct a feasibility study and enlist key actors to demonstrate successfully at least one fuel cell vehicle and fuel technology combination.

International Institute for Energy Conservation
Washington, DC $200,000
To work with public and private capital sources to finance renewable energy and energy conservation projects that mitigate global climate disruption.

Natural Resources Defense Council
New York, NY $260,000
To work to remove remaining barriers to the introduction of commercial quantities of stationary fuel cells in the northeastern U.S.

New York Conservation Education Fund
New York, NY $46,000
To use the programs established by the 1996 Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act to promote fuel cell development and deployment in New York state.

Union of Concerned Scientists
Cambridge, MA $150,000
To promote development and implementation of fuel cell vehicle technology in California.

University of Nevada
Reno, NV $200,000
For technical analyses advancing the use of fuel cells to replace two-stroke gasoline engines in scooter use in Taiwan.

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