Rolls-Royce and easyJet announced this week that they had successfully carried out the ground test of a jet engine that used hydrogen produced from tidal and wind power.

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In a statement, aerospace company Rolls-Royce (not the cars), said that this was a huge milestone and said it was “the world’s first run of a modern aero engine on hydrogen.”

The test was confused at an outdoor site in the United Kingdom and used a converted regional aircraft engine. The hydrogen came from facilities at the European Marine Energy Centre, which has become a huge leader in the development of wave and tidal power.

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More research and testing are needed, but this method is promising and could prove to be great for the airline industry.

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