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Sun Aug 4, 2019, 06:34 PM

Bloomberg: Germany Turns to Hydrogen in Quest for Clean Energy Economy

Government aims to be world leader in the fuel’s development
New research labs, hydrogen in gas grid part of growth plans



Bloomberg | August 1, 2019

Hydrogen, overlooked for decades by Germany’s energy planners, is gaining ground as alternative to fossil fuels as the nation scrambles to recover lost ground on its climate promises.

From government officials to utilities and power grid operators, hydrogen is being touted as a cleaner way to break Germany’s dependence on coal. In the past three weeks, the Economy Ministry unveiled 20 labs to research the fuel, and natural gas pipeline owners asked for rules that would allow them to carry more of the lightest element.

Hydrogen releases only water when burned and therefore is considered cleaner than coal, oil or gas, which emit greenhouse gases. That’s already prompted policymakers in Japan, the China and Britain to encourage using hydrogen.

“Hydrogen is one of the hottest topics in the energy transition in the country at the moment,” said Inga Posch, managing director at FNB Gas e.V., the federation of Germany’s gas network operators. “The interest from the private sector is really huge. Germans have been too focused on the electrification of the economy, so we are starting on the process with a delay.”

Germany is already home to the first hydrogen-powered train, but it was only in July that Economy Ministry Peter Altmaier declared his goal for the nation to become “the number one in the world” for the technology.

Japan’s automakers have put hydrogen fuel cells in their cars, while consumers there are buying home energy units using the fuel. China and Britain also are investigating the technology, with Royal Dutch Shell Plc seeing it as reliable and easy to transport....more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-02/germany-turns-to-hydrogen-in-quest-for-clean-energy-economy

"German Government aims to be world leader in the fuel’s development" while the US talks about coal and "freedom gas"

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Response to Aquila (Original post)

Sun Aug 4, 2019, 08:01 PM

1. ''while the US talks about coal and "freedom gas"'...it's cool how the clueless believe that BS...

...up next, you'll say you voted for Jill Stein in 2016...



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Response to quad489 (Reply #1)

Mon Aug 5, 2019, 03:21 PM

3. "freedom gas"'...it's cool how the clueless believe that BS

US DOE: “Increasing export capacity from the Freeport LNG project is critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world by giving America’s allies a diverse and affordable source of clean energy."
https://www.energy.gov/articles/department-energy-authorizes-additional-lng-exports-freeport-lng


ScienceAlert: Natural Gas Is Now Being Referred to as 'Freedom Gas' by The US Department of Energy
https://www.sciencealert.com/us-department-of-energy-is-now-referring-to-natural-gas-as-freedom-gas


NY Times: ‘Freedom Gas,’ the Next American Export
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/29/us/freedom-gas-energy-department.html







You haven't been paying attention, have you quad489


Here's some REAL Freedom Gas for ya!

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Response to Aquila (Reply #3)

Tue Aug 6, 2019, 09:55 AM

4. It's quite telling that have zero clue what is meant by using that term ''freedom''.............

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Response to Aquila (Original post)

Mon Aug 5, 2019, 08:37 AM

2. Something else Germany overlooked

A Muslim takeover of their culture

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Response to oflguy (Reply #2)

Tue Aug 6, 2019, 10:02 AM

5. The guilt over what their grandparents did 74+ yrs ago is allowing a far worser cult to takeover...

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