Sources: UNC, NSCU
quote: They want alternatives because of concern of climate change
quote: They want alternatives because of concern of climate change (I know, a dirty word on this site) not because they think the world will turn into Mad Max when the oil runs out!
quote: and those ALWAYS get overcome.
quote: And how many of these corporations do this just out of the goodness of their hearts with no government help?
quote: Hydrogen doesn't have any technology problems.
quote: Its problem is volumetric density, which is fundamental to hydrogen itself
quote: Nuclear power wouldn't exist without government support
quote: GTL and other synthetic fuel processes are much more economically viable than large-scale biofuels.
quote: How is that not a technology problem?
quote: You think we would have viable nuclear power without the private sector?
quote: Jesus making new oil is more likely to happen than solar providing all our energy needs.
quote: If I read this correctly, the energy is actually stored in the cell itself...no battery required? Also, is it released as DC like current solar cells or will/could it be AC (since no battery charging is necessary)?
quote: That is, unless battery storage technology has a revolutionary breakthrough. And I mean like cold-fusion revolutionary.