Hydrogen Isn’t For Cars But Still Might Have A Transportation Role

Hydrogen Isn’t For Cars But Still Might Have A Transportation Role

In 2000 or so, it was possible to look into a hydrogen economy future in which the gas is powering everything around us. One of the biggest areas of enthusiasm was running transportation off of hydrogen, especially cars. The intervening couple of decades have made abundantly clear the problems of using hydrogen at small transportation scales , distributing hydrogen , and consumer use of hydrogen. To be clear, smart observers made most of these points around that time and went into battery electric drivetrains for cars instead (e.g., Elon Musk). But now in 2017, there are very few iconoclasts […]