How To Handle 40 GW Offshore Wind (Or Not!)–Drax

Reposted from NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT JANUARY 9, 2021 Guest Post By Joe Public Drax’s latest Quarterly Bulletin has a section on storing excess wind power: I…

The future of nuclear: power stations could make hydrogen, heat homes and decarbonise industry

Nuclear power has provided low-carbon electricity to the UK for over 60 years and today it generates 17% of the country’s electricity. Until mid-2018, 15 nuclear reactors were the country’s…

The Pure Evil of Hydrogen Hyping

In energy policy, the Australian government is compounding stupidity upon stupidity. Hundreds of millions of dollars are now to be spent on the dead end that is the hydrogen economy.…

The Telegraph: Airships to Provide Climate Friendly Air Transport

Low carbon enthusiasts are promoting the idea of airships. But there is a sound reason why this form of travel was abandoned, other than the a few famous accidents.

Futurism: The Hydrogen Economy

Guest future-izing by David Middleton The concept of hydrogen fuel cells (FC) has been very promising for many decades. From an infrastructure standpoint, transitioning from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles…

How power-to-gas technology can be green and profitable

From the “you can wish in one hand…” dept Public Release: 26-Feb-2019 Economists map out economically viable path to renewables-based hydrogen production Technical University of Munich (TUM) Hydrogen production based…

New catalyst produces cheap hydrogen

From Eurekalert Public Release: 29-Nov-2018 New catalyst produces cheap hydrogen Queensland University of Technology Professor Anthony O’Mullane said the potential for the chemical storage of renewable energy in the form…

Nano aluminium offers fuel cells on demand – just add water

From New Scientist Hydrogen could provide an alternative to battery power Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty By David Hambling The accidental discovery of a novel aluminium alloy that reacts with water in a…

Drilling For Hydrogen

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach As a result of my post on energy storage entitled Getting Energy From The Energy Store, a few people brought up the idea of using…