Building The Hydrogen Economy In Israel

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					Building The Hydrogen Economy In Israel
IEA/IPHE Workshop Detroit April 2-4, 2007
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Israel Energy Status
• • • • • • Imports Fossil Fuels (coal & oil) Infrastructure Security Transportation Growth Water Desalination High Tech Demands Reliable Power Solar Hot Water

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Hydrogen Energy Requirements
• • • • • • • Use In-Country Natural Resources Offset Fossil Fuel Imports Provide Roles & Opportunities For Talent Function Competitively - No Monopolies Scalable To Address National Priorities Implementable In Distributed Architectures Low Risk Transition Pathways
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Hydrogen Pathways
• Solar – PV Energized Electrolysis • Coal Combustion – Carbon Recycle In Algae + Gasification (NETL) • Urban Fleet Transportation • Small Portable & Backup

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IEA/IPHE Can Help
• • • • • • Share Knowledge – Lessons Learned Respect Intellectual Property Open Markets For All Levels Of Innovation American H2 Codes & Standards Barrier Recognize H2 As Safe Fuel International Finance Arrangements

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Hydrogen Energy In Israel
• • • • • Studies (NGOs, MNI, IEC) Enabling Basic Science Nascent Industry Lead Adapter Interest Military Interest

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IEA/IPHE Membership
• • • • IEA Hydrogen Implementing Agreement IPHE – Israel’s Application Politics Cost

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Summary
• • • • • • Israel Has Great Hydrogen Potential Israel Nurtures Innovation & Creativity Israel Is A Western Democracy Israel’s Economy Rewards Entrepreneurs Israel Wants To Join IPHE The Practical H2 Implementations In Israel Will Benefit Every Poor / Small Nation
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