Atmospheric Integrated Research at University of California, Irvine

Brouwer quoted in New York Times article

Wed, 11/11/2020

AirUCI faculty Jack Brouwer is quoted in a New York Times article on the increasing use of hydrogen as a fuel, especially for transportation.  Jack is director of the National Fuel Cell Research Center, AirUCI partner organization at UCI, which has experimented with hydrogen for years and formed partnerships with local governments and major corporations to popularize its use in Southern California.
Jack does not think hydrogen will become the dominant energy source soon, but he argues that it has great potential as a fuel for vehicles, power plants, and appliances.  Hydrogen, he said, will complement the use of lithium-ion batteries, solar panels, wind turbines, and natural gas.  “Almost any objective analysis for getting to zero CO2 emissions includes hydrogen,” said Jack,  Read the article