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Old 04-30-2009, 01:33 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by True_Avery View Post
Secondly, doesn't it take -more- energy to strip out Hydrogen that you actually get in return -from- the hydrogen? Isn't that why hydrogen is generally considered a terrible replacement for... well, anything?
So it's inefficient, but relative to what? Gasoline engines aren't exactly models of efficiency, either. As a matter of fact, short of a matter-antimatter reaction, no energy-producing process is anywhere near 100% efficient. If you have abundant, cheap electricity from non-emissive sources, this point becomes moot. That's why establishing a massive, non-emissive power grid should be the first priority.

Besides, can you think of a better way to power a car with 0 emissions? I'll admit that I can't, and until Mister Fusion™ becomes a reality, I doubt that anyone else can, either.


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