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Fuel Cell Vehicle Alliance of Australia

The fuel cell powered forklift market is expanding, and has proven itself economically over many years. Walmart and numerous other distribution warehouse now seek fuel cell electric forklifts.

A proven smaller fuel cell electric power plant as in forklifts as above, can easily be downsized further to facilitate electric powered scooters, motor cycle scooters, electric bicycles, and electric wheelchairs , and all other small transporters; in fact this should become the norm before year 2025.

Fuel cell powered heavy freight is another being seriously planned for in the world along with existing fuel cell powered buses. Heavy freight vehicles from Nikola are planned for commercial release in year 2023, that can do 1,200 kls, and near term output from Nikola is within several years.
Nikola also plan 700 hydrogen stations by year 2028 along transport routes.

Fuel cell vehicles by Toyota, Hyundai, Honda and others are commercial, and will soon enter Australia. If these vehicles can reverse …

Carbon Trading in Australia-blockchain

Blockchain is in the symbol heading this blog site. Blockchain software is used behind crypto currencies , providing unbreakable accounting information and contract information on all participants. Blockchain logic is currently unbreakable.

Blockchain can be used in many areas for many reasons, and in the energy demand and supply within it can be of extreme function and use.
Embedded solar PV and energy storage in say NSW, from all homes, businesses, companies and alike, can participate in a program using blockchain on a grand scale.Supply from participants would be precisely known once permissions were received. Costs, savings, each supplier, how much, and much more all being known precisely. 
Image demand for electricity day/night being managed this way to a point, that a coal fired power station could be eliminated completely.
Carbon trading credits in a Carbon Trading System would be precisely known and allocated !

Australia - Carbon Trading

Energy storage systems in The US to date, have resulted in higher green house gas(GHG) emissions.The reason is that such economic viable systems store energy at night when power prices are cheap, and then release such during the day; makes financial sense of course and its called arbitrage. The end economic advantage happens during the day, and it’s the cost of course.

The problems involve that such energy saving at night being cheaper, and returned during the day competes with what’s on the market, and that included of course natural gas peaking plants, which emit lower GHGs. “Peakers” can throttle back unlike baseload coal fired plants which are designed to run efficiently at their “sweet spot”, and such do this as energy storage systems flow their electricity into the grid, such electricity was made from coal fired power the night before, and the more GHG friendly natural gas peakers are throttled back. The result is a system increase in GHG emissions.

Secondly, large battery storage…

Electricity prices in Australia -Aug 2018

Have a good look at the electricity prices per kW/hr in each state of Australia, and pay particular attention to South Australia-as at August 2015

Quantum computers and A.I.

The Quantum computer should enter a serious phase by year 2025. Simply put commercial and much more powerful units will be available by that time, and that is a bit of time considering the speed at which they are developing.

If I have a normal computer that has 10,000 transitors for example only, to double the power I add another 10,000 transitors. In a Quantum computer if I had 10,000 qbits, and I added another 10,000 qbits, the power would go up by 2^10,000; that’s gigantic !.
The “Good, the Bad and the Ugly”:
Two thirds of our universe we will begin to see, and that will immediately impact on science like chemistry, where calculations so small will be able to be done for the first time. Medicine and bio-chemistry, material science, solid state physics are others.
Artificial intelligence can machine learn one task well, in fact very well. A robot machine may do the washing but not the dishes. Multi-tasking not yet by some distance but, with Quantum computers an unknown now exists.