Category Archives: Hydrogen

Heavy-duty hydrogen fuel cell trucks a waste of energy and money

Preface. Sir William Robert Grove invented the fuel cell or “gas battery” in the 1840s, but the discovery of the “fuel cell effect” by Christian Friedrich Schoenbein dates back to 1838. The first practical fuel cells were not built until … Continue reading

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Hydrogen production would use WAAAAAAAAAY too much water

[This is one of many reasons I call hydrogen “not worth the ink”] Webber, M.E. 2007. The Water Intensity of the Transitional Hydrogen Economy. Environmental Research Letters 2.  Conclusions Hydrogen production using thermoelectric powered electrolysis is significantly more water intensive … Continue reading

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Hydrogen fuel cells are a waste of time and money

A Committee on the Present Danger Policy Paper:  OIL & SECURITY by George P. Shultz, former secretary of state, and R. James Woolsey, former CIA director To have an impact on our vulnerabilities within the next decade or two, any … Continue reading

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Hydrogen, the Homeopathic Energy Crisis Remedy

[ Since fossil fuels are finite, and biomass doesn’t scale up, transportation in the future will need to be electrified, especially trucks, which are the most essential and important part of civilization, responsible for supply chains, agriculture, mining, construction, logging … Continue reading

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