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Response to RobertEarl (Reply #5)

Wed Jan 15, 2014, 05:15 PM

9. This isn't new.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrolysis_of_water

Jan Rudolph Deiman and Adriaan Paets van Troostwijk used in 1789 an electrostatic machine to produce electricity which was discharged on gold electrodes in a Leyden jar with water. In 1800 Alessandro Volta invented the voltaic pile, and a few weeks later William Nicholson and Anthony Carlisle used it for the electrolysis of water. When Zénobe Gramme invented the Gramme machine in 1869 electrolysis of water became a cheap method for the production of hydrogen. A method of industrial synthesis of hydrogen and oxygen through electrolysis was developed by Dmitry Lachinov in 1888.


Here's an article on using solar panels to electrolyze water from Home Power magazine from 1994:
http://www.dangerouslaboratories.org/h2homesystem.pdf

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