Chapter 9. The Hydrogen Economy and its Limitations

  1. Prof. Dr. George A. Olah,
  2. Dr. Alain Goeppert and
  3. Prof. Dr. G. K. Surya Prakash

Published Online: 25 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627806.ch9

Beyond Oil and Gas: The Methanol Economy, Second Edition

Beyond Oil and Gas: The Methanol Economy, Second Edition

How to Cite

Olah, G. A., Goeppert, A. and Prakash, G. K. S. (2009) The Hydrogen Economy and its Limitations, in Beyond Oil and Gas: The Methanol Economy, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527627806.ch9

Author Information

  1. Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, University of Southern California, 837 W. 37th. Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1661, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324224

Online ISBN: 9783527627806

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • fuel cells;
  • hydrogen economy;
  • hydrogen production;
  • transportation;
  • hydrogen storage;
  • hydrogen distribution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Hydrogen and its Properties

  • Development of Hydrogen Energy

  • Production and Uses of Hydrogen

  • The Challenge of Hydrogen Storage

  • Centralized or Decentralized Distribution of Hydrogen?

  • Hydrogen Safety

  • Hydrogen as a Transportation Fuel

  • Fuel Cells

  • Outlook