Investor Alert: A “Shocking” Scientific Breakthrough

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted January 30, 2020

At this point, most people seem to understand that clean energy isn’t just the future…

It’s the present.

We need to transition to clean forms of energy and we need to do it yesterday.

But when it comes to making clean tech efficient and profitable, stumbling blocks continue to pop up.

Resource scarcity, insufficient battery capacity, and inconsistent production from wind and solar sources are a few.

However, one key stumbling block may have just been removed.

Engineers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing and Tsinghua University, Beijing, have developed a fuel cell prototype that creates clean electricity “on-demand.”

The technology relies on a unique metal alloy featuring gallium, indium, tin, and bismuth. When the alloy is pressed to an aluminum plate submerged in water, hydrogen is produced. The hydrogen is then funneled directly to a proton exchange membrane fuel cell, PEMFC, which converts the chemical energy into electrical energy.

This is a huge breakthrough, and I’ll tell you why.

Hydrogen has long been considered a front-runner to replace fossil fuels.

It’s cheap, abundant, and completely safe, leaving only water behind as a byproduct.

But here's the thing…

Hydrogen may be all around us, but you can't just pull it out of thin air.

You have to pull it out of water through a process known as electrolysis, which is expensive and energy-intensive.

It’s also difficult to transport and store.

It's so lightweight that you need a really large volume of it to meet the same energy demands as carbon alternatives. Even when it's compressed, it takes up quite a lot of space.

Well, that’s where this new technology comes in…

First, it has a higher conversion efficiency than traditional power generation methods.

And secondly, if you’re creating the hydrogen on-demand, there’s no need to transport and store it.

You basically eliminate the need for fuel infrastructure. It’s just created on the spot.

This is an absolute game-changer when you consider the inherent advantages to hydrogen fuel cells.

You can fill a fuel-cell vehicle in three to five minutes and drive 300 to 400 miles on a single charge, leaving only water in your wake.

Even with its present-day inefficiencies, the market for hydrogen is one of the fastest-growing in the world.

It’s worth roughly $145 billion, and growing at a rate of 25% annually, according to Cleantech Group.

Companies delivered about 1,100 megawatts of hydrogen fuel cells in 2019, up roughly 40% from 806 megawatts in 2018, according to a report from energy consultant E4tech.

And the industry group Hydrogen Council said in a 2017 report that the annual demand for hydrogen could increase tenfold by 2050.

You may not realize it but we already use roughly 70 million metric tons each year to produce ammonia, refined oil, methanol, and steel.

It can also be blended with natural gas to reduce carbon emissions there.

But again, this is only a fraction of the potential that will be unleashed when hydrogen is fully integrated into vehicles, or even used to power homes.

Like I said earlier, clean technology isn’t just the future; it’s very much the present.

And if you want to know how to profit, check out Jimmy Mengel’s latest report on fuel cell technology.

He flew all the way out to California to get a firsthand look for himself. And he’s found a stock that could deliver a whopping gain of more than 11,000%.

Fight on,

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Jason Simpkins is Assistant Managing Editor of the Outsider Club and Investment Director of The Wealth Warrior, a financial advisory focused on security companies and defense contractors. For more on Jason, check out his editor's page. 

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