To use all functions of this page, please activate cookies in your browser.
With an accout for my.chemeurope.com you can always see everything at a glance – and you can configure your own website and individual newsletter.
- My watch list
- My saved searches
- My saved topics
- My newsletter
Additional recommended knowledge
Legislation for the prize, H.R. 632, was passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on May 10, 2006 and in August of 2007 it became part of the House's comprehensive energy bill, H.R. 3221 (which passed). A companion bill, S. 365, was introduced in the Senate and had very few cosponsors before it was passed as part of a more comprehensive energy bill in December of 2007. President Bush signed it into law later that month and now it's just a matter of getting funding by Congress...
Proponents of the hydrogen prize cite benefits of reduced dependence on foreign oil, cleaner air from burning pollution-free hydrogen and new jobs.
The prize is modeled after the privately funded Ansari X Prize that resulted in the first privately developed crewed rocket to reach space twice.
If the legislation is passed, monetary awards would be given out in three categories:
|This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Hydrogen_prize". A list of authors is available in Wikipedia.