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Electric, Nope, Fuel Cells Is The Future

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Coss, Dec 4, 2019.

  1. johnsnownw

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    The quick refueling times come with an (*). It depends on how busy the stations are. Generally, after a certain number of successive fills (less than 5 I believe) the station has to re-pressurize the system...which can take up to 30 min to an hour. There is also the problem of ice build up on the nozzle, further preventing refueling. The greatest problem, however, is that these stations require considerable maintenance which increases downtime and cost.

    Converting NG pipelines isn't a new concept, the UK has been looking at doing this for years. The problem is that to put a meaningful amount of H2 into the system it would require ripping up old pipes and installing new ones. This is due to the embrittlement characteristics of H2. Here's a link to the UK study:

    UK H2 NG Pipeline Study
     
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