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I like the use of hydrogen fuel cells to recharge the portable units, but I'd like to see them integrate solar into the body to provide a little extra energy.

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Matt Chester on Sep 23, 2020

Any idea what something like this would cost to purchase and operate? I imagine many storm-vulnerable regions would be quite interested in this for immediate aftermath of outages, but I'm wondering how hefty the price tag would be for actual wide implementation. 

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Tom Lombardo on Sep 23, 2020

No idea at all. I was going to piece together an estimate based on the cost of the components, but I couldn't find the price of a Sora (Toyota's FCEV passenger bus) or the cost of the portable power sources.

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