Category Archives: Hydrogen

Hydrogen, the Homeopathic Energy Crisis Remedy

Preface.  Hydrogen is the dumbest, most ridiculous possible energy resource. Far more energy is required to make and store it than you get out of it, since it has absolutely no energy at all.  In a hydrogen fuel cell truck, … Continue reading

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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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