…Europe’s Hydrogen Fantasy An Admission of Failure… An appendix in The Looming Energy Crisis provides an overview of Europe’s hydrogen strategy. Two additional considerations need to be examined. Hydrogen storage Cost of energy The physical properties of hydrogen compared with Continue reading Europe’s Hydrogen Fantasy An Admission of Failure
…Germany Evaluates Fuel Cell Cars… Daimler Benz recently announced they are abandoning their development program for fuel cell powered cars, saying that battery powered cars were more efficient. Daimler’s fuel cell division will become part of a joint venture with Continue reading Germany Evaluates Fuel Cell Cars
…A Hydrogen Fantasy… Europe may be becoming desperate in its efforts to cut CO2 emissions by 95%. So far, Europe has only reduced CO2 emissions by 22% since 1990, with emissions actually increasing slightly in 2018. The latest sign of Continue reading A Hydrogen Fantasy
…Hydrogen: Tomorrow’s Fuel of Choice?… Hydrogen is widely abundant, but mostly unavailable. Locked together with other atoms to form a multitude of substances, such as water, hydrogen must be separated from the compound it’s married to. This is the first Continue reading Hydrogen: Tomorrow’s Fuel of Choice?
…Fusion Power… Generating electricity from fusion rather than fission of atoms has been a dream ever since the first hydrogen bomb was exploded. What was originally seen as an easily solvable scientific problem, i.e., how to control the plasma, has Continue reading Fusion Power
The Tesla has received all the publicity, but there is another zero emissions vehicle available, the Toyota FuelCell Vehicle (FCV), the Mirai. The Mirai has an MRSP of $57,500, which is less than the Tesla’s 70D. (Tesla advertises a price Continue reading The Race is On