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Well he has a lot of endorsements

from people that know a lot more about this tech than most posters on an internet forum.

Shouldn't you tell them all?

Take this person for example.

“Altered Genes, Twisted Truth is very readable, thorough, logical and thought-provoking. Steven Druker exposes shenanigans employed to promote genetic engineering that will surprise even those who have followed the ag-biotech industry closely for years. I strongly recommend his book.”--Belinda Martineau, Ph.D., a co-developer of the first genetically engineered whole food and author of First Fruit: The Creation of the Flavr Savr™ Tomato and the Birth of Biotech Foods


I'm guessing she knows more about GMO's than you, but I could be wrong. Credentials?
Posted by nationalize the fed | Sun Oct 30, 2016, 09:56 PM (0 replies)

"I Used to Work as a Scientist with GMOs...

—Now I'm Having Serious Second Thoughts About The Risks

I believe that GMO crops still run far ahead of our understanding of their risks.

By Jonathan Latham, PhD

By training, I am a plant biologist. In the early 1990s I was busy making genetically modified plants (often called GMOs for Genetically Modified Organisms) as part of the research that led to my PhD. Into these plants we were putting DNA from various foreign organisms, such as viruses and bacteria.

I was not, at the outset, concerned about the possible effects of GM plants on human health or the environment. One reason for this lack of concern was that I was still a very young scientist, feeling my way in the complex world of biology and of scientific research. Another reason was that we hardly imagined that GMOs like ours would be grown or eaten. So far as I was concerned, all GMOs were for research purposes only.

Gradually, however, it became clear that certain companies thought differently. Some of my older colleagues shared their skepticism with me that commercial interests were running far ahead of scientific knowledge. I listened carefully and I didn’t disagree. Today, over twenty years later, GMO crops, especially soybeans, corn, papaya, canola and cotton, are commercially grown in numerous parts of the world.

Depending on which country you live in, GMOs may be unlabeled and therefore unknowingly abundant in your diet. Processed foods (e.g. chips, breakfast cereals, sodas) are likely to contain ingredients from GMO crops, because they are often made from corn or soy. Most agricultural crops, however, are still non-GMO, including rice, wheat, barley, oats, tomatoes, grapes and beans....snip
Full: http://www.alternet.org/food/i-used-work-scientist-gmos-now-im-having-serious-second-thoughts-about-risks



Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public

"GMO's- the biggest scientific fraud of our time"


https://www.amazon.com/Altered-Genes-Twisted-Truth-Systematically/dp/0985616903

From Altered Genes, Twisted Truth Amazon page

“A fascinating book: highly informative, eminently readable, and most enjoyable. It’s a real page-turner and an eye-opener.”--Richard C. Jennings, Ph.D., Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, UK



“This incisive and insightful book is truly outstanding. Not only is it well-reasoned and scientifically solid, it's a pleasure to read--and a must-read. Through its masterful marshalling of facts, it dispels the cloud of disinformation that has misled people into believing that GE foods have been adequately tested and don't entail abnormal risk.” --David Schubert, Ph.D. molecular biologist and Head of Cellular Neurobiology, Salk Institute for Biological Studies



“Altered Genes, Twisted Truth is lucid, illuminating, and alarming. As a former New York City prosecutor, I was shocked to discover how the FDA illegally exempted GE foods from the rigorous testing mandated by federal statute. And as the mother of three young kids, I was outraged to learn how America’s children are being callously exposed to experimental foods that were deemed abnormally risky by the FDA’s own experts.”--Tara-Cook Littman, J.D.



“Steven Druker has written a great book that could well be a milestone in the endeavor to establish a scientifically sound policy on genetically engineered foods. The evidence is comprehensive, clear, and compelling; and its credibility is irrefutable. No one has documented other cases of irresponsible behavior by government regulators and the scientific establishment nearly as well as Druker documents this one. His book should be widely read and thoroughly heeded.”--John Ikerd, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Missouri – Columbia



“Altered Genes, Twisted Truth will stand as a landmark. It should be required reading in every university biology course.”--Joseph Cummins, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Genetics, Western University, London, Ontario



“Steven Druker's meticulously documented, well-crafted, and spellbinding narrative should serve as a clarion call to all of us. In particular, his chapter detailing the deadly epidemic of 1989-90 that was linked with a genetically engineered food supplement is especially significant. I and my Mayo Clinic colleagues were active participants in the attempt to identify the cause of this epidemic. Druker provides a comprehensive analysis of all the evidence and also presents new findings from our work. Overall his discussion of this tragic event, as well as its ominous implications, is the most comprehensive, evenlybalanced and accurate account that I have read.”--Stephen Naylor, PhD CEO and Chairman of MaiHealth Inc., Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, & Pharmacology Mayo Clinic (1991-2001)



“Steven Druker has done a beautiful job of weaving a compelling scientific argument into an engaging narrative that often reads like a detective story, and he makes his points dramatically and clearly. The examination of genetic engineering from the standpoint of software engineering is especially insightful, exposing how the former is more like a ‘hackathon’ than a careful, systematic methodology for revising complex information systems. I will recommend this book to my friends.”--Thomas J. McCabe, developer of the cyclomatic complexity software metric, a key analytic tool in computer programming employed throughout the world



“Based on over 30 years of teaching computer science at universities and on extensive experience as a programmer in private industry, I can state that Steven Druker has done an excellent job of demonstrating the recklessness of the current practices of genetic engineering in comparison to the established practices of software engineering. His book presents a striking contrast between the two fields, showing how software engineers progressively developed greater awareness of the inherent risks of altering complex information systems – and accordingly developed more rigorous procedures for managing them – while genetic technicians have largely failed to do either, despite the fact that the information systems they alter are far more complex, and far less comprehended, than any human-made system.”--Ralph Bunker, PhD



“Steven Druker has written one of the few books I have encountered, in my many years of public interest work, with the capacity to drive major change in a major issue. What Ralph Nader’s Unsafe at Any Speed was to the auto industry and what Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was to synthetic pesticides, Altered Genes, Twisted Truth will be to genetically engineered food. It is profoundly penetrating, illuminating, and compelling, and it could stimulate a monumental and beneficial shift in our system of food production.”--Joan Levin, JD, MPH



“Altered Genes, Twisted Truth is a remarkable work that may well change the public conversation on one of the most important issues of our day. If the numerous revelations it contains become widely known, the arguments being used to defend genetically engineered foods will be untenable.”--Frederick Kirschenmann, Phd Distinguished Fellow, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University, Author of Cultivating an Ecological Conscience



“Druker's brilliant exposé catches the promoters of GE food red-handed: falsifying data, corrupting regulators, lying to Congress. He thoroughly demonstrates how distortions and deceptions have been piled one on top of another, year after year, producing a global industry that teeters on a foundation of fraud and denial. This book is sure to send shock waves around the world."--Jeffrey M. Smith, international bestselling author of Seeds of Deception & Genetic Roulette



“Altered Genes, Twisted Truth is very readable, thorough, logical and thought-provoking. Steven Druker exposes shenanigans employed to promote genetic engineering that will surprise even those who have followed the ag-biotech industry closely for years. I strongly recommend his book.”--Belinda Martineau, Ph.D., a co-developer of the first genetically engineered whole food and author of First Fruit: The Creation of the Flavr Savr™ Tomato and the Birth of Biotech Foods



“Altered Genes, Twisted Truth reveals how the inception of molecular biotechnology ignited a battle between those committed to scientific accuracy and the public interest and those who saw genetic engineering’s commercial potential. Steven Druker’s meticulously researched book pieces together the deeply disturbing and tremendously important history of the intertwined science and politics of GMOs. Understanding this ongoing struggle is a key to understanding science in the modern world.”--Allison Wilson, PhD molecular geneticist, Science Director, The Bioscience Resource Project

So much for the BS about all scientists being in favor of this patented lab food.

Posted by nationalize the fed | Sun Oct 30, 2016, 05:31 PM (2 replies)

Using clean cars as power plants: it can be done in the UAE. A detailed plan from Dr. Ad van Wijk

October 28, 2016 by Frank Wouters and Ad van Wijk

The combined engine capacity of the new cars we build in just one year is more than the entire electricity generation capacity in the world. If we power our cars with fuel cells, we can use them as clean power plants the 96% of the time we are not driving in them, generating all the electricity we need, at competitive costs, with zero emissions. Frank Wouters, Director of the EU-GCC Clean Energy Network, and Ad van Wijk, Professor Future Energy Systems at Delft University of Technology, show how this could be done in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

We are not using our cars very much in the UAE, nor elsewhere by the way. A quick scan on Dubizzle, the leading internet platform for used cars in the UAE, shows that we drive some 20,000 km per year. At an average speed of 60km/h, this means that we use our car less than 1 hour per day. The remaining 23 hours, or 96% of the time, our cars sit idle. In another context we would call that stranded assets.



Let’s assume that an average vehicle has an engine capacity of 100kW. More than 80 million cars are sold each year, which represents a capacity of 8,000GW. The combined capacity of all power plants in the world producing electricity amounts to 5,000GW, so each year we are adding more capacity in our car engines than we have installed to produce electricity. And we only use those cars 4% of the time, whilst power plants are used thousands of hours per year. Of course a car engine, as we have them now, doesn’t produce electricity, it only moves the car; but let’s look at fuel cell cars...snip

Cost

So all of this is technically feasible with present day technology and sounds promising, but what about the cost? Although hydrogen fuel cell cars are still more expensive than standard cars, there is no reason why they should be more expensive in the future, if we manufacture them at similar scale. So the main difference lies in the cost for the fuel. It requires 50kWh to produce 1 kg of hydrogen and since solar energy costs 2ct/kWh in the UAE, the energy cost to produce hydrogen is 1$/kg.

An electrolyser costs approximately $600 per kW nowadays. If we implement large scale projects such as proposed here, it is safe to assume an electrolyser of 1MW will cost $400,000 in a few years from now. The UAE has more than 2000 annual sun-hours, hence such an electrolyser coupled to a solar PV system would produce 40,000 kg of H2. Assuming a ten-year life and linear depreciation, this would add 1$ to the cost of the hydrogen. The overall cost of hydrogen in such a scheme in the UAE would hence amount to 2$/kg...snip

Towards a new paradigm

We have described a system, where hydrogen is produced from seawater and low-cost solar energy in the UAE, at a cost of $2/kg...snip
Read More: http://energypost.eu/using-clean-cars-power-plants-can-done-uae/

Our Car As Power Plant
I am very proud to announce the book Our Car as Power Plant, in which the crucial role that cars will play in our future energy infrastructure is further explained.

The full book Our Car as Power Plant can be downloaded for Free! (PDF) http://www.profadvanwijk.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/our-car-as-power-plant-ad-van-wijk.pdf

Moreover, a comprehensive infrographic has been developed to visually show all the important aspects of this upcoming revolution. Check it out below! full size pic here: http://profadvanwijk.com/books/car-power-plant/



A Brilliant example of thinking outside the box. Kudos to Dr. van Wijk. Americans are too busy thinking about how to overthrow the next leader they don't like. So it's up to the van Wijks of the world.



Published on May 9, 2016
Prof. Dr. Ad van Wijk - Professor Sustainable Energy, TU Delft
Title: Our Car as Power Plant
Smart Cities Summit

Biography: Prof Ad van Wijk

Prof. Dr. Ad van Wijk (1956) is one of the most influential sustainable energy entrepreneurs and innovators in Europe. In 1984 he co-founded the sustainable energy knowledge company Ecofys, which eventually grew into Econcern. As chairman of the executive board he lead and developed Econcern into a company with 1200 people in more than 20 countries, sharing the mission ‘A sustainable energy supply for everyone’. Until its bankruptcy in 2009 as a result of the financial crisis. Econcern was the holding company of Ecofys, Ecostream, Evelop, OneCarbon and Ecoventures.

Econcern developed and marketed many new products and services in the field of sustainable energy. Examples include the 120 MW offshore wind farm Princess Amalia, several multi-MW solar farms in Spain, BioMCN (a bio-methanol plant in Delfzijl) which is the largest second generation biomass plant in the world, Sea Water Air Conditioning systems in the Caribbean(still under development), the Closed Greenhouse (an energy producing greenhouse) the console (an innovative and cheap support structure for solar systems), the Energy Mirror (visualizing energy consumption in buildings) and Quicc (an electric van).

Ad van Wijk achieved many important prizes for excellent entrepreneurship. Amongst others he was entrepreneur of the year in the Netherlands in 2007. In that same year he received the 2007 Amsterdam Private Equity Club Award. And in 2008 he was top-executive of the year in the Netherlands. He was member of several Supervisory Boards, amongst others Solland Solar Energy (A solar cell manufacturer) and BioMCN

Today, Ad van Wijk is a an independent sustainable energy entrepreneur, advisor and Professor in ‘Future Energy Systems’ at the Delft University of Technology. He is member of the Economic Development Board Rotterdam and of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities.
http://profadvanwijk.com/sample-page/biography/

في دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة، الهيدروجين هو رقم واحد
Posted by nationalize the fed | Fri Oct 28, 2016, 04:50 PM (1 replies)

City of Bordeaux Embarks on Project to Use Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bikes

FuelCellsWorks, October 27, 2016

The City of Bordeaux will soon be providing a hydrogen fuel cell fueling station which will be located at Newton Begles near the Bordeaux train station. The plan also calls for a fleet of ten fuel cell bikes.



It was recently reported that the company providing the fuel cell bikes will be Pragma Industries based in Biarritz.

Pragma recently showcased (Oct. 5-9) their latest fuel cell bike, the "Alpha Model", at the World Congress on Intelligent Transport systems in Bordeaux France.

The company claims a range of 100km on a charge of 5 minutes...snip
Read More: https://fuelcellsworks.com/news/city-of-bordeaux-embarks-on-project-to-use-hydrogen-fuel-cell-bikes




Shouldn't someone tell Pragma that Hydrogen can't be contained?

A Bordeaux, l'hydrogène est numéro un

Posted by nationalize the fed | Fri Oct 28, 2016, 04:49 PM (0 replies)

"I Used to Work as a Scientist with GMOs...

—Now I'm Having Serious Second Thoughts About The Risks

I believe that GMO crops still run far ahead of our understanding of their risks.

By Jonathan Latham, PhD / CounterPunch

By training, I am a plant biologist. In the early 1990s I was busy making genetically modified plants (often called GMOs for Genetically Modified Organisms) as part of the research that led to my PhD. Into these plants we were putting DNA from various foreign organisms, such as viruses and bacteria.

I was not, at the outset, concerned about the possible effects of GM plants on human health or the environment. One reason for this lack of concern was that I was still a very young scientist, feeling my way in the complex world of biology and of scientific research. Another reason was that we hardly imagined that GMOs like ours would be grown or eaten. So far as I was concerned, all GMOs were for research purposes only.

Gradually, however, it became clear that certain companies thought differently. Some of my older colleagues shared their skepticism with me that commercial interests were running far ahead of scientific knowledge. I listened carefully and I didn’t disagree. Today, over twenty years later, GMO crops, especially soybeans, corn, papaya, canola and cotton, are commercially grown in numerous parts of the world.

Depending on which country you live in, GMOs may be unlabeled and therefore unknowingly abundant in your diet. Processed foods (e.g. chips, breakfast cereals, sodas) are likely to contain ingredients from GMO crops, because they are often made from corn or soy. Most agricultural crops, however, are still non-GMO, including rice, wheat, barley, oats, tomatoes, grapes and beans....snip
Full: http://www.alternet.org/food/i-used-work-scientist-gmos-now-im-having-serious-second-thoughts-about-risks



Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public

"GMO's- the biggest scientific fraud of our time"

“Altered Genes, Twisted Truth is very readable, thorough, logical and thought-provoking. Steven Druker exposes shenanigans employed to promote genetic engineering that will surprise even those who have followed the ag-biotech industry closely for years. I strongly recommend his book.”--Belinda Martineau, Ph.D., a co-developer of the first genetically engineered whole food and author of First Fruit: The Creation of the Flavr Savr™ Tomato and the Birth of Biotech Foods

https://www.amazon.com/Altered-Genes-Twisted-Truth-Systematically/dp/0985616903

Trying to clean GMO's out of my kitchen entirely, and just learned that anything in Trader Joes with the Trader Joe label is GMO FREE! Good prices for what costs double at Whole [strike]Paycheck[/strike] Foods. My kitchen is now GMO FREE and it's going to stay that way.
Posted by nationalize the fed | Tue Oct 25, 2016, 03:49 PM (2 replies)

Guardian: Hydrogen entrepreneurs at the forefront of the clean car revolution

The world needs low emission vehicles and governments are investing in them. We speak to businesses that are helping to create a greener future

The Guardian by Jon Card
Tuesday 25 October 2016

Hydrogen is regarded by many as the fuel of the future. Hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) are emissions free, can match the performance of regular cars and are set to become increasingly available to consumers. Nonetheless, they have their critics...snip

...But the world is crying out for cleaner transport and British entrepreneurs are making strides in this nascent industry...


The Rasa, created by Welsh carmaker Riversimple

...One UK company which believes it has overcome these issues is Sheffield-based ITM Power. The business, founded in 2001, has built three hydrogen refuelling stations in the UK and exports to California, France, Norway and Germany. ITM’s stations perform electrolysis at the forecourt, avoiding transportation problems.



Furthermore, it avoids high energy bills by taking the excess energy produced from renewable sources. CEO Graham Cooley says that because renewable energy sources tend to outstrip supply (on very windy or sunny days), producers are left with surplus energy. “Renewable energy supplies are regularly turned off when they exceed demand, it’s called ‘curtailment’. But ITM’s systems can harness and fully utilise this surplus renewable energy to create hydrogen,” says Cooley. “This can be done anywhere there is an electricity and water supply, eliminating the need for deliveries by road and using electricity at times when the price is lowest.”


ITM Power CEO confident of more hydrogen fuel deals as acceptance grows

Cooley says hydrogen is poised for take-off as the major problems have been overcome. FCEVs can match the performance of petrol-powered cars and can be refuelled in three minutes at the pump. Much of the engineering of FCEVs is the same as other hybrid and electric cars. Cooley says drivers can therefore expect an experience comparable to what they’re used to, with the big exception being that FCEVs emit only water vapour from their exhausts...snip

...However, she admits there are a lot of risks to investing in hydrogen, as it is a “disruptive technology”, attempting to unseat “an entrenched, powerful, incumbent industry” in the form of the oil industry. The UK market has been slow so far, and the company is more likely to make deals in overseas markets. “We are very close to a deal in North America that could result in hundreds of very large trucks being powered by hydrogen. Other countries are doing a lot more to get at the opportunity of hydrogen,” she says...snip
Read More: https://www.theguardian.com/small-business-network/2016/oct/25/hydrogen-entrepreneurs-at-the-forefront-of-the-clean-car-revolution

Related: Nikola Motors ditches battery-powered semi, looks to hydrogen
http://www.autoblog.com/2016/08/30/nikola-motors-ditches-battery-powered-semi-looks-to-hydrogen/

Hydrogen = Jobs and green power
Posted by nationalize the fed | Tue Oct 25, 2016, 07:17 AM (0 replies)

Toyota reveals fuel cell bus for 2017, can serve as emergency generator

Slash Gear, Adam Westlake - Oct 23, 2016

Toyota unveiled its newest hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicle in Japan this week, but it’s not a four-door sedan or crossover SUV; it’s a bus intended for public transportation. The zero-emission bus uses the same technology as Toyota’s new Mirai fuel cell sedan, and the plan is to have a fleet of 100 or so running in Tokyo in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics.



The fuel cell bus it outfitted with up to 10 tanks that can store 600 liters of highly pressurized H2, in turn allowing it to produce 235 kWh of power, or roughly three times what the battery from Tesla’s Model S outputs. This means the vehicles can basically act as giant, roaming power sources, which is exactly what Toyota had in mind when designing them.

In the event of an emergency situation, Toyota explains, the bus can act as a giant external power generator, powering things like evacuations sites in the aftermath of an earthquake, or supplying electricity for home appliances during widespread power outages.

The buses will first go on sale starting next year, and are part of Toyota’s overall push into the use of hydrogen, which the company “considers to be a powerful source of energy for the future.” snip
Full Article: http://www.slashgear.com/toyota-reveals-fuel-cell-bus-for-2017-can-serve-as-emergency-generator-23461222/



Toyota to Start Sales of Fuel Cell Buses under the Toyota Brand from Early 2017

Toyota City, Japan, October 20, 2016―Toyota Motor Corporation will begin to sell fuel cell buses (FC buses) under the Toyota brand from early 2017. Having already undergone repeated field tests for practical use, the Bureau of Transportation of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to utilize two of these FC buses (model name: Toyota FC Bus) as fixed-route buses.



Toyota plans to introduce over 100 FC buses mainly in the Tokyo area, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. In view of this, the FC buses will be sold for the first time in Japan in early 2017, so as to help increase the level of understanding by the general public of the utilization of FC buses as a form of public transportation.

Moreover, in preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the number of FC buses being introduced will increase steadily going forward. Together with this, Toyota aims to engage continuously in the diligent development targeted at the expansion of the introduction of the new FC buses from 2018 so as to contribute to the realization of a hydrogen-based society.
Toyota Press Release: http://newsroom.toyota.co.jp/en/detail/13965745/

Toyota fuel cell vehicles are Power Producers. Emergency? Plug your house into your Mirai, or a crisis centre into a Toyota FC bus.



トヨタでは、水素がナンバー1であります
Posted by nationalize the fed | Sun Oct 23, 2016, 04:52 PM (2 replies)

Black Mirror Series 3 out now, Netflix offering one month free

Watch Series 3 Now
https://www.netflix.com/title/70264888

This sci-fi anthology series explores a twisted, high-tech near-future where humanity's greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide.



Black Mirror season 3 on Netflix: How to watch the six new sinister episodes

Black Mirror makes the jump from Channel 4 to Netflix today (21 October) with six new episodes from Charlie Brooker and, this time, a host of Hollywood acting and directing talent.

We've seen all six and can safely say you're in for a treat, with each new story being dramatic and engrossing and yet still believable. They all centre on futuristic scenarios you may have briefly thought about, but take them to places you never considered.

Released in one go, which is good news for your weekend but arguably not for the show's longevity, the episodes are streaming worldwide for Netflix subscribers now.

Episode details:

1. 'Nosedive'

Insecure office worker Lacie (Bryce Dallas Howard) lives in a happy, smiley, status-obsessed nightmare world. Her old friend Naomi (Alice Eve) is one of society’s elites -- and Lacie may have found a way to join her…

Cast includes: Bryce Dallas Howard (Jurassic World) plays Leigh, Alice Eve (Star Trek: Into Darkness) plays Naomi. Also starring James Norton (Happy Valley) and Cherry Jones (Awake)....snip
Read More: http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/black-mirror-season-3-on-netflix-release-date-episode-synopsis-plot-how-to-watch-the-six-sinister-a7372141.html



Creator Charlie Brooker Explains…



"The Future is Broken"

Posted by nationalize the fed | Fri Oct 21, 2016, 02:21 PM (5 replies)

Prototype uses solar energy to produce hydrogen and clean water from polluted water

Derek Markham, Treehugger October 17, 2016

Solar and nanoparticles and hydrogen, oh my!

...Although this element is one of the most abundant in the universe, and the third most abundant on Earth, it's also the lightest, which makes it rare in our atmosphere (meaning we can't just hoover it up from the air).

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Hydrogen isn't exactly known for its energy-density, but it is one potential storage solution for building a more sustainable energy system, if it can be produced efficiently with renewable energy, and then stored and distributed efficiently, as opposed to the current major source of hydrogen, which is steam-reformed natural gas.

Those are some big 'ifs' that won't be solved overnight in the clean hydrogen quest, but HyperSolar believes it has the next step for producing low-cost, scalable, renewable hydrogen, with the source being polluted or dirty water, and the energy from the sun. Instead of using electricity from a separate solar array to power an electrolyzer, this prototype has its solar energy component directly submerged in the water, with its "Self-contained Photoelectrochemical Nanosystem" technology that is "designed to mimic photosynthesis."

According to the company, this nanoparticle-based system enables a much more efficient electrolysis process than one powered by a separate solar input, which would have higher losses of transmission between the sun and the actual hydrogen production, and it says its system could "significantly" lower the cost of hydrogen electrolysis...snip

This video is a quick look at the system, which uses water from the Salton Sea as the input (not purified water as conventional electrolysis systems do), and makes a great point about the potential for this technology to reclaim water using 100% renewable energy:



Read More: http://www.treehugger.com/solar-technology/prototype-generates-solar-hydrogen-and-clean-water-polluted-water-solar-energy.html


http://hypersolar.com/



H2=Jobs
Posted by nationalize the fed | Tue Oct 18, 2016, 02:59 PM (0 replies)

Solar Hydrogen Electric vehicle refuelling station opens in East London

FTR: London = 51 Degrees North Latitude, that's above Washington State BTW for those that say this couldn't work in the US

airqualitynews.com 13.10.2016

Energy storage and clean fuel company ITM Power has opened its third public access hydrogen refuelling station (HRS) in Rainham, East London, for recharging electric vehicles.

The second HRS in London, the facility is located at the Centre of Engineering Manufacturing Excellence (CEME), providing publicly accessible refuelling infrastructure on the A13 to East London.



The station uses solar energy from a solar photovoltaic array at CEME to make renewable hydrogen on-site and is now available for public and private fleets operating fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) to recharge.

It is the second of three UK stations to be deployed as part of the pan European HyFive project, which raises awareness and uptake of zero-emission hydrogen-powered vehicles through a £31 million project involving leading motor manufacturers, hydrogen fuel suppliers, the Mayor of London’s Office and energy consultancies...snip
Read More: http://www.airqualitynews.com/2016/10/13/electric-vehicle-refuelling-station-opens-east-london/

ITM: The company that built this Wind Powered H2 station in Yorkshire



London: Renewable H2 = #1
Posted by nationalize the fed | Thu Oct 13, 2016, 01:16 PM (0 replies)
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