Photos: Hydrogen car tech revs up

Photos: Hydrogen car tech revs up

Summary: Start-up develops sodium capsules that generate small amounts of hydrogen on the go. Plus: Make your own fuel cell at home.

TOPICS: Start-Ups

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  • hydrogen generator

    A hydrogen generator is on display at Semicon West 2006. Hydrogen is largely produced by mixing methane with steam at high temperatures. Some believe that nuclear power plants could do the job more economically in the future. Meanwhile, Signa Chemistry, a start-up out of Columbia University, has developed sodium capsules that can generate small amounts of hydrogen on the go.

  • hydrogen fuel pump

    This hydrogen fuel pump is fake, but the real thing will crank out gas at 500 pounds per square inch. Iceland has said it is interested in the pumps.

  • fuel cell kit

    Attention hobbyists: You can make your own hydrogen fuel cell at home. Watch out for those open flames.

Topic: Start-Ups

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