Archive for the ‘hydrogen’ Category

The Hydrogen Mirage

Monday, September 11th, 2006

In case you missed it, this 2004 article by Reuel Shinnar is well worth reading.  One quote: “Since H2 is not a resource but an inefficient energy carrier, it would appear that the H2 economy is just a mirage. If alternative energy sources are ever developed, an economy based on electricity would be cheaper (by a factor of three) and much easier to adopt than H2.”

A few other articles for further reading:Hydrogen or electricity? A nuclear fork in the road

Comparing Hydrogen and Electricity for Transmission, Storage and Transportation