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did you know H2 can explode?

 
Old 06-20-2019, 03:23 PM
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ROFL - more expensive than gasoline per mile - and similar GHG emissions at the refinery to make H2 vs. burning gas in an ICE - yeah that's a huge win! {sigh}
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Here in Ontario Canada, off-peak power is $0.068 per kWh, so double the savings again if compared to gas or hydrogen.

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The future of transport is hydrogen.

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The whole purpose behind Hydrogen was to keep the production and distribution in the hands of the same clique: the Oil companies!
It does not make any sense to use Hydrogen to power a vehicle: highly dangerous, expensive and totally impractical.

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The big problems with H2 are 1) it's a low density gas that is difficult to liquify or compress, and 2) it must be manufactured. Overall, the ramifications are now clear - compared to battery electric, hydrogen is a loser for cars. It's time as a useful distraction is nearly over.

But here's an idea: combine four atoms of hydrogen with one atom of carbon, which yields a gas that is much easier to compress. Actually, you don't have to manufacture this gas - it comes up out of the ground in many place! Yes, methane contains carbon, but only half as much as gasoline.

[It amuses me to look at things from different perspectives. A marketing person could come up with a way to sell natural gas with the slogan "Hydrogen you can use!"
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