Monthly Archives: March 2013
According to this report, Hyundai is planning to make hydrogen-fueled cars available to Americans in all 50 states a year earlier than its competitors, despite the current absence of a H2 fueling infrastructure. The company has identified Sweden and Denmark … Continue reading
Here is another report on hydrogen’s potential as the storage link between intermittent energy from solar and wind and the continuous requirements for centrally generated and distributed energy.
This article outlines some of the many ways clean technology can achieve greater efficiencies if the infrastructure they depend upon is built out. The example described is in Asia, but the basic point — that realizing cleantech’s potential depends as … Continue reading
This Economist article offers an excellent summary of the case for infrastructure spending, the scope of the problem and the various ways in which states and cities like Chicago are attempting to address it. The InfraBank Project offers a similarly … Continue reading
Hyundai recently made news with its announcement that it would be the first automaker to begin mass production of Hydrogen fueled automobiles. It was thought that these would be mostly shipped to Europe, where plans to build a hydrogen fueling … Continue reading
Here is another advocate for infrastructure spending as a source of long-term, US-based jobs and key to building the economic success of the future. He also advocates leaving decisions about which projects to fund to the states, all of which … Continue reading
Another explorer chasing the dream: check out this report of the Wilbur and Orville Wright type test drive for cars using solar-generated hydrogen. Although there were a few other problems unrelated to fuel, it seems to have been a success.
demonstrated at the Hannover Messe trade show by no less than 15 manufacturers, according to this report. The exhibitors demonstrated a variety of technologies able to convert one type of fuel into another, including converting solar and wind energy into … Continue reading
Interesting report that despite the Department of Transportation’s initial decision to emphasize electric cars and battery technology over Hydrogen fuel cells, it may be coming around to the view that hydrogen transportation energy has better prospects. H2-fueled cars are already … Continue reading
MIT researchers have laid out a roadmap for creating “artificial leaf” technology capable of turning sunlight into Hydrogen for storage or immediate use. Read more here.