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Fuel Cell Roundup

According to a CNET blog, Toyota is saying the cost of fuel cells will plunge by 2015. http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13746_7-20040144-48.html A lot of this has to do with technology coming into play that will remove platinum from the equation of fuel cells. … Continue reading

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New Hyundai

Hyundai seems to be the first big auto-maker serious about using hydrogen.  The real interesting pieces of information is that fuel cell vehicles have a much better range than  regular hybrids traditional electric cars.  South Korea is also planning a … Continue reading

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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Expo

There’s a lot of news streaming out of Tokyo this morning.  I was completely unaware that such a hydrogen fuel cell expo existed.  I’ll get to more of these tonight but this is one I found really interesting. This little … Continue reading

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Not a short term solution?

Politics may end up killing another useful technology.  Obamas latest budget overhaul severely slashes funding for hydrogen fuel cell research, citing that the infrastructure for fuel cells is not there and it does not represent a short term solution to … Continue reading

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Energy costs.

For this post I wanted to discuss the efficiency of hydrogen fuel cells and their resulting impact on CO2 emissions.  It’s important to know that the electrolysis of water does take a lot of energy to produce the hydrogen for … Continue reading

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Woops

My last edit on the previous post didn’t seem to go through.  I’m choosing Hydrogen cells because I think they represent a more sustainable alternative energy solution.  I’ve watched some documentaries on the subject and iceland has an interesting approach … Continue reading

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Japanese automakers pushing for hydrogen fuel cells

http://www.thegreencarwebsite.co.uk/blog/index.php/2011/01/16/japanese-carmakers-unite-behind-hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles/   If some major automakers start working together to push for hydrogen fuel cells, this mode of transportation may have legs.

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