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

Given the laws of physics, can the Tesla Semi really go 500 miles, and what will the price be? [ Fuel cells are seen as an alternative to batteries, because batteries may always be too heavy to move trucks: Battery … Continue reading

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All Electric Trucks. Probably not going to happen. Ever. Why not?

There are “forms of transport that cannot be electrified — heavy-duty trucks and planes… Even if the electricity problem can be solved, it won’t address the needs of planes, trucks, ships and some industrial heating that cannot be electrified” (Long). … 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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How to improve railroad fuel efficiency

[ Below are excerpts from this 70 page report. It is hard to find documents on reducing oil consumption through energy efficiency, most papers concentrate on greenhouse gas emissions, which usually lowers energy efficiency, or how to grow roads, rail … Continue reading

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