Next Steps for US Hydrogen Convergence

By Zachary Alexander on

The only real hydrogen convergence success in the United States has occurred in the area of material handling. Both large and small businesses have been quick to invest in hydrogen fuel cell powered forklifts because they can operate longer than battery powered ones and refuel faster. For those tasked with supporting sustainability, this means that …

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week: Celebrating Drayage

By Zachary Alexander on

This year’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week takes on a special meaning for hydrogen convergence advocates because of the work being done at Vision Industries in the drayage sector. Drayage is a term used by the shipping industry for short haul trucking (i.e., from ship to warehouse, from warehouse to retail outlet).  Vision Industries serves …

It’s about Food Shortages not just Prices when it comes to Ethanol

By Zachary Alexander on

Ethanol producers seem to have forgotten about the number one contributor to higher market prices which is scarcity. As we at the ebTDesign Forum recently published, ethanol and other biofuel production is declining because of food shortages.  Ethanol producers want to take a page out of the dinosaurs’ (i.e., big coal, big oil, and big …

Will the EU last mile ban affect Hydrogen Convergence in US?

By Zachary Alexander on

If you saw the announcement about the European Union’s (EU) decision to ban traditional petro-fueled trucking from the last mile of freight delivery, you may wonder how this will affect hydrogen convergence in the United States. We at the ebTDesign Forum ask you to consider how techno economic changes always lead to the next long …

Expanding Hydrogen Convergence Trucking to Lesser Industrialized Counties

By Zachary Alexander on

Yesterday, we at the ebTDesign Forum asked you to think about the public health considerations for increasing commercialization funding for hydrogen convergence. Today, we would like you to look at the economic benefits of hydrogen convergence for lesser industrialized counties (LIC) and the nation as a whole. The most under reported story in the mainstream …