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Abstract

A hydrogen based, clean energy supply concept comprising the production of hydrogen by hydropower, its transportation to Europe and its storage and use in different forms is feasible today and is described in the paper. The economic aspects are treated in a rather concise manner which the author considers sufficient in the actual, not yet industrialized state of the technology. The paper is tailored for didactic use in a Workshop, i.e. it treats the scientific aspects, the thermodynamics of water splitting, rather extensively. It also conveys the message to demonstrate and therewith to start to build now, with existing technology, a clean and abundant energy system which would allow us to prevent rather than to cure environmental or oil shortage mishaps.

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Authors: GRETZ J JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY), JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY)
Bibliographic Reference: SUMMER SCHOOL ON SOLAR ENERGY, IGLS (AUSTRIA), JULY 31 1985 WRITE TO CEC LUXEMBOURG, DG XIII/A2, POB 1907 MENTIONING PAPER E32273 ORA
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Record Number: 1989123118100 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en
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