City Installs Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Traffic Light Backup Power

December 16, 2021

The city of Santa Clarita has taken a major step forward in protecting public safety during power outages by installing a new hydrogen fuel cell backup power system at the intersection of Soledad Canyon Road and Whites Canyon Road in Canyon Country.

Such a system, which has been implemented by only a handful of public agencies across the country, keeps traffic signals in normal operation for more than 50 hours after power disruption, significantly longer than the eight hours afforded by traditional battery backup systems.

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