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May 19th, 2010

Zero-Emission Hydrogen at $2.50 a Gallon? Just Check the Asterisks

Abstract:
The holy grail of zero-emission fuel-cell cars appears to be coming closer, thanks to some fast-moving advances — and at least one major scientific breakthrough (aided by nanotechnology) that could dramatically lower costs.

But there are some fairly major caveats here. Everything — the cars, the fueling stations, the hydrogen technology — are still in the lab and test program stage, and not yet close to commercialization. And many "breakthroughs" become less than what they first appeared when added costs are factored in.

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