Sounds like using corn for fuel, it will probably take more energy input than what you get out of it.
posted on 10/18/2012 8:40:00 PM PDT
Thats what I want to know. All these stupid “breakthroughs” and “holy grails” are bunk every time we find out you have to feed more energy in than you get out.
posted on 10/18/2012 8:44:24 PM PDT
(Are you naive enough to think VOTING will fix this entrenched system?)
Correct, there is no way around the First Law of Thermodynamics. Depending on the effeciency of the process, though, it could be useful as a storage medium for nuclear or hydroelectric power *IF* it is cheaper than pumping oil from the ground.
posted on 10/18/2012 8:45:05 PM PDT
by Squawk 8888
(True North- Strong Leader, Strong Dollar, Strong and Free!)
And what is the cost per liter to produce it?
posted on 10/18/2012 8:54:37 PM PDT
(If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
“It will probably take more energy input than what you get out of it.”
Ya think? :)
posted on 10/18/2012 10:18:17 PM PDT
(...By reading this, you've collapsed my wave function. Thanks.)
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