Source: Pike Research
quote: ancient aliens
quote: were in need of "a few miracles" to make them viable
quote: It is not that Chu and the Obama Administration had the wrong idea, it is simply that they lack the wisdom to see how to effectively enact those ideas without wasting billions and billions of taxpayer dollars.
quote: Sometimes you get a Solyndra, and sometimes you get an Internet. And the rewards for finding the latter offset the minor inconvenience caused by the former by several orders of magnitude, at least.
quote: They lost on U.S. made wind power plants.
quote: The U.S. Government places losing bets... over and over again.
quote: THE MARKET will sort these things out.
quote: Now the American government is officially back on the fuel-cell vehicle and wagon.
quote: H2-O2 fuel cells got us to the moon and back again, and are basically proven tech. Ideally, one could insert water, filter out the impurities, separate the H2 from the O2, and use that to power the fuel cell.
quote: You can't take a compound with C in it and only have the by product of H2O.
quote: And then of course you have to transport/distribute the stuff - and it's ridiculously explosive
quote: the very fact that you think you're going to just pour water into a car and have some sort of on-board system pull the hydrogen out of it to burn as fuel is ridiculously laughable.
quote: Solar too unreliable for driving (no way to store excess).