If we’re to look at Iceland’s example of H2 usage, we’d think that an entire infrastructure has to be built to support hydrogen vehicles of the future. On top of that, I’m a bit cynical about how long it takes our government to build or rebuild an infrastructure unless we do it ourselves.
Developed by Honda R&D in Torrance, it’s a residential hydrogen refueler that uses sunshine and tap water to power a car: A 6-kilowatt array of solar panels powers an electrolysis machine that separates the hydrogen from the oxygen in water.
And that’s exactly what we’re going to do. I think the future is in diversity. For some, that will mean using ethanol fuel, for others electricity, and for some hydrogen… I’m really looking forward to a more responsible approach of living with our planet.