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> > Why is being an energy carrier unfortunate?  Being a energy
> carrier is
> > no problem.  Especially if electrical power becomes easy to
> obtain.  
> > Anyway, I know Don Lancaster and he is smart and I would make a bet
> > with him that hydrogen is successful.  Just not the  way
> most people
> > expect.
>
> The problem isn't being an energy carrier. The problem is fourfold:
>
>.....
>
> ...Hydrogen is a loser. It's a leaky, explosive, inefficient
> way to store energy.


Almost all hydrogen produced today comes from... Wait for it... Drum roll
please... Oil.

Nah, can't see any problems in the upcoming 'hydrogen economy'.

The only reason it's produced by electrolysis is if you want it
exceptionally pure.  Rather than use all that power to crack water, why not
just recharge your electric car with it?

TOny

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