Unformatted text preview: which when combusted can lead to environmental pollution (acid rain) Solar energy : on a clear day the sun's energy which strikes the earth equals 1kJ per square meter per second. If we could utilize the solar energy which strikes 0.1% of the U.S. land mass we would have enough power to run the country Hydrogen : clean burning (produces only water) and high fuel value. Hydrogen can be made from coal as well as methane C( coal ) + H 2 O( g ) -> CO( g )+H 2 ( g ) CH 4 ( g ) + H 2 O( g ) -> CO( g ) + 3H 2 ( g )...
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- Fall '10
- Chemistry, Coal, Fuels Different types