Hydrogen - the New Fuel

Alexander Popov, Tzveti Tzvetkoff

Abstract.

 

The energy resources of the planet are discussed. It is pointed out that hydrogen is one of the most valuable alternative of the classic fuels. The opinion of the most authority political and technical persons from all over the world on this point is cited.

They are discussed the possible applications of hydrogen: as fuel for internal combustion engines as well as chemical fuel in the so called fuel cells. It is pointed out that the use of hydrogen in fuel cells is more perspective alternative for traction purposes, for reserve sources and so on. The most perspective in the moment types of fuel cells are considered.

The methods of hydrogen production and infrastructure of functioning hydrogen energetics are also discussed.