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Hydrogen generator

  1. Jan 8, 2009 #1
    There is an invention of a hydrogen generator. It runs on water only as fuel. Battery starts and stops like a car. Has a variable output. Does anyone on this level feel it has any value?
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  3. Jan 8, 2009 #2


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    Does it use more energy to create the hydrogen from water than it gets back from burning the hydrogen back into water?
  4. Jan 8, 2009 #3


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    It sounds like you have a pretty basic misunderstanding of what someone else is claiming or they are claiming something that is not possible. Water is not a fuel, it is a waste product of combustion. You most certainly can generate hydrogen from water - it's just that that process doesn't "run on" water, it runs on electricity.
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