Thursday, 5 October 2017

Hydrogen and How California might look if it was 100 percent carbon neutral

Source: "How California might look if it was 100 percent carbon neutral"; The Orange Country Register; 23rd September 2017, by Kurt Snibbe, Lauren Williams, Jeff Goertzen

Kurt Snibbe, Lauren Williams, Jeff Goertzen reported, "(...) “There are some scenarios in which the homes are going to electrify everything, and if they electrify everything in those homes you won’t have the gas grill, you won’t have the gas cook top, you won’t have the cheaper gas dryer, and most importantly you won’t have gas heating. And that’s going to feel very different,” said Brouwer, who is also the associate director of the National Fuel Cell Research Center. Brouwer believes Californians would be better served by decarbonizing both the electric grid and natural gas. In that scenario, the state could begin replacing natural gas with hydrogen with minimal changes to the existing infrastructure. If the state were to move to hydrogen, it would encourage long haul trucks to move to fuel cells among other changes. (...)"

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