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Fuel-Cell Hype vs. Economic Reality

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Fuel-Cell Hype vs. Economic Reality

Fuel-Cell Hype vs. Economic Reality

Fuel-Cell Hype vs. Economic Reality

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NPR's Robert Siegel talks with journalist Matt Wald, author of an article questioning the optimistic vision of the so-called "hydrogen economy" published in the May 2004 issue of Scientific American. Wald talks about the shortcomings of fuel-cell technology, and why some experts say the technology may not meet expectations.