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Post by reecho » Tue, 14 Apr 2015, 05:47

So Nissan now wants a helping hand from government....

And look at those comments regarding hydrogen......sheesh...

Good lord there are some plonkers out there...



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Post by jonescg » Tue, 14 Apr 2015, 05:56

Yeah, some folks just haven't taken the time to think about it...
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Post by Rusdy » Tue, 14 Apr 2015, 18:22

Interesting to read the comments.

Sounds like climate change debate in US (by republicans). All noise and false science (hydrogen), but backed up by strong belief.

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Post by mikedufty » Tue, 14 Apr 2015, 19:05

I like the claim that the NSW desalination plant could be used to make hydrogen instead.

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Post by Johny » Tue, 14 Apr 2015, 19:46

mikedufty wrote: I like the claim that the NSW desalination plant could be used to make hydrogen instead.
Considering:
"The plant uses reverse osmosis filtration membranes to remove salt from seawater...".

Using it to generate Hydrogen would be quite a feat.

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Post by jonescg » Tue, 14 Apr 2015, 20:41

No, they just put even finer filters on the RO water, filtering the H2 from the O Image
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Post by bladecar » Fri, 17 Apr 2015, 01:23

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I heard a report that Howard had told industry to work towards a cleaner outcome but McFarlane went back in to the meeting with the leaders of BHP etc and told them, once Howard had left, to get some balls and ignore Howard.

McFarlane is a dinosaur who has no idea how to change an economy. He appears to be too terrified of failure to leave the coal economy behind, to take even small steps to establish new industries. Other countries have burgeoning solar industries with many employees.

One of the dvd's about the end of oil talked about countries that were once rich in oil but when the oil ran out in their country and they could no longer supply it, their population went to ruin (video of locals sitting by the wayside watching the world go by).

In the name of Globalisation, we're selling our best industries to other nations, and we're no longer making things, all in the name of "efficiency".
Then we're holding on to industries that have no future (anyone seen "Brassed Off". "Brassed Off" gives a serve to Thatcher, but it's all about how Britian shut down many (not sure if all) of its coal mines. The cities that depended on coal mining had very little else to live off but I could see the other side of the coin. Britain did it. They left coal behind. Sure, they have nuclear and that is a problem, but at least its a future problem and not a past problem.

You look at F1 now. How those cars have more power and lower energy use. Anyone can see that future cars will have to be hybrid to be the best, the fastest. Nissan can go on about battery only, but it should always be one of their least lucrative because it's necessary. They need the technology to use with their hybrids and whatever other hybrids of hybrids they move to. Look how Honda is struggling with McClaren in F1. Look how Mercedes has wiped the rest with its hybrid. We've seen the Mercedes test car with four electric motors, variable power as required. That gives a hint as to why Mercedes is so far ahead of the pack. Imaging how fast the Mercedes would be (and others, of course) if they weren't restricted in so many ways for F1 racing. Let's not forget the Le Mans best cars either.

It's annoying that the US could just buy any EV tech industry it wanted if it specifically wanted it. Look at Nascar. What a load of OLD technology. Unimpressed.

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