Germany, Country With a Most Environmentally Train In The World. The Only Waste They Produce Is Water.

Germany's launching the most environmentally friendly train in the world  They are powered hydrogen and oxygen.They can travel 1000 kilometers on a single tank at speeds 140 km/h. They are German's trains. 

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This tech has been around since the 90's. Glad its finally being used for trains. Congrats. Ger.

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7 minutes ago, franco said:

 They are powered hydrogen and oxygen....

How environmentally friendly is the process of producing the hydrogen?

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What about the effect on the environment caused by the factories that produce the oxygen and hydrogen? It's not so environmentally like hey said.

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So negative... Make your Friday, guys. Happy Friday both of you.

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On 9.3.2018 at 5:28 PM, Petar said:

What about the effect on the environment caused by the factories that produce the oxygen and hydrogen? It's not so environmentally like hey said.

This is the train:

http://www.alstom.com/de/products-services/product-catalogue/rail-systems/trains/products/coradia-ilint-regional-train-/

 

According to the following article(it´s in german), Alstom gets the hydrogen from chemical plants which creates hydrogen as a waste product(They simply burnt it).

https://www.welt.de/wirtschaft/article158262466/Erster-Wasserstoff-Zug-der-Welt-faehrt-in-Deutschland.html

 

By the way hydrogen can be produced environment friendly using the power-to-gas technology(Electrolysis) in combination with wind and solar power.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power-to-gas

https://www.greenpeace-energy.de/fileadmin/_processed_/6/0/csm_Das_passiert_im_Elektrolyseur_b300af2429.jpg

There are already some smaller projects in Europe( as far as I know mainly in Germany and Denmark) which produce so called windgas. When used in larger scale it could be the key to solve the main problem of the german Energiewende: the storability of energy. Wind and solar energy converted into gas could be stored. Germany has a lot of gas storage and the pipeline system itself is a huge storage but on the downside there are a lot of energy conversion losses.

 

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