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Okay, okay, sensationalist tech memes aside, let’s talk about clean fuel. Hydrogen is cool and all, but I think I’m nervous about the prospect of driving around with liquid hydrogen in a pressurized tank underneath me. The cost is also prohibitive, and the weight of storage of liquid hydrogen makes it unwieldly in passenger class vehicles. Wouldn’t it be cool if someone developed a cheaper, lighter alternative?

I’d like to introduce you to SilverEagles Energy, which, in cooperation with Texas Tech University, has been working on how we can use ammonia as fuel. More specifically, the company is working on production of ammonia in a relatively portable and transportable form, according to New Scientist, which means bringing it to us as consumers.

Read the entire article at: PCWorld

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