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Old 10-21-2021, 04:14 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Isaac Zachary View Post
I think that's pretty cool, even if there are 0 hydrogen stations and hydrogen vehicles where I live.

(I'm not trying to start a political debate, just mention a hypothetical situation. If you don't like hypothetical situations, please stop reading this immediately.) If a government were to impose a no-ICE or no-fossil fuel law in the future then long range drivers would be severely handycapped by BEV technology. Hydrogen could fill that gap for those that need to go long distances but can't or don't want to use ICE technology and that don't want to wait for the frequent and long charge times of BEV's.
It doesn't solve any problems because 95% of hydrogen is derived from natural gas. That process is about 80% efficient.

Hydrogen fuel cells are about 50% efficient.

Might as well simply burn the natural gas directly than to do a bunch of energy conversions.

https://www.hydrogen.energy.gov/pdfs...busch_2018.pdf
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