It's 2010. Where's My Fuel Cell?

Thu, 02/25/2010 - 3:56am

Fuel cells have been the poster child of the "green revolution" for years, with supporters claiming that America could completely eliminate their dependence of foreign oil if automakers and consumers could work together to get the technology on the road in the foreseeable future. Truly, fuel cells are a remarkable breakthrough, but their major fault isn't the technology itself, but rather infrastructure. Politicians seem unsure whether or not to invest in the pipelines and plants that would make fuel cells feasible, and, like most politics, the future seems to have been halted in the middle of a fillibuster.

The Hindenburg diaster doesn't help, either.

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