GLOBAL FUTURE ANALYSIS
ENERGY | HYDROGEN
Hydrogen is also a possible transport and storage method of energy. Hydrogen is very explosive, so it has a lot of safety and terror issues, that electrical power lines has less if the infrastructure has a redundant design. Production of hydrogen is in 2008 only 50% energy effective, but this certainly will be increased to higher efficiency levels (less warmth, more hydrogen) by the use of a basket of electrolysis efficiency improving technologies. The efficiency of hydrogen production of course must be improved. This will be done by a basket of technologies, in the best case exploring energy out of a separated cooling water stream, instead of producing warmth in the electrolysis water.
Author: Gijs Graafland
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