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More Battery vaporware or ???

Discussion in 'Battery Discussion' started by ThosEM, Aug 31, 2015.

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  1. ThosEM

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    It will work great,as soon as they invent the tree that produces hydrogen gas.
     
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    Notice they said nothing about weight. This sounds like fairly typical hydride technology so far, I think.
     
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    Here is more on this:
    Apple Inc. Fuel Cell Technology Can Power MacBook For Weeks

    These folks envision recharging by swapping out cartridges!? That sounds like a big step backwards to me. Wasn't it an advance to have rechargeable batteries instead of D Cells? And when extrapolating to automotive applications, this gets really dicey, as does a battery swap program.
     
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    Vaporware, definitely.

    You can't store enough elemental hydrogen at anything approaching sane pressures. So if this thing exists, it's some kind of chemical storage. Most likely a metal-hydride one or a derivative. And they can't be recharged just by pumping new hydrogen.
     

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