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OKIsItJustMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-17-09 10:06 PM
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12. Actually I don't need to achieve anything
Edited on Mon Aug-17-09 10:08 PM by OKIsItJustMe
The point of the Original Post was that hydrogen fuel cells are some deep dark conspiracy between GM and the oil companies.

Once again, it's a conspiracy that GM has entered into; not only with the oil companies, but with Honda and Toyota and Volkswagen and Nissan and Renault and Mazda and
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fuel_cell_vehicles...


At the current time, batteries are too big and too heavy. (i.e. both storage mediums have their advantages and disadvantages.)

Distribution is a red herring (as you well know.) Hydrogen will not be refined, or pumped from wells. It can be produced anywhere there is electricity and water.

It can be produced at your corner filling station, or in your own garage, using electricity from your back yard solar panel; which brings up one of its advantages over batteries. Hydrogen can be produced at home while you're away, and conveniently stored for refilling your car when you return in the evening.

It can even be used to make solar power available 24 hours a day:
http://www.solarsystems.com.au/documents/SolarSystemsMe...

Hydrogen is simply another convenient storage medium for electricity.
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