Japan eyes oil refineries as a source of hydrogen for vehicles
METI, along with many unlisted collaborative partners, hopes to develop technology that can extract high-purity hydrogen from the less-than-pure H2 used in oil refining. The project is estimated to cost 500 million yen ($6.2 million U.S. at the current exchange rate) and should be completed by the end of 2014. METI is willing to dish out enough money to cover half of the program's total costs. Hat tip to Roy!
[Source: Green Car Congress | Image : Lori Doty – C.C. License 2.0]
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