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Home powered with a homemade power plant

A man in New Jersey has built a homemade pollution free power plant that gives him all the free power that he will ever need. It is the first solar-hydrogen home in North America.

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7 Comments on Home powered with a homemade power plant

  1. Raymond

    Hi, i would like to talk to this person about doing it for myself. Do you have any contact info for him? ( solar-hydrogen power plant ) Thanks Ray

  2. jojo

    They’ll be sending a drone to his house soon!

  3. e

    left out key steps,
    how you seperate the hydrogen gas from the oxygen?
    how you pressurize the gas to get it into tanks?
    how you store hydrogen gas, its lighter than EVERYTHING else, it will cause most tanks to fail..

    • Hydrogen is separated from water, not oxygen. Run water through a fuel cell that is supplied with electricity or solar that splits water into hydrogen and pure oxygen. The hydrogen gas is then pressurized and sent to the storage tanks (converted propane tanks) for later use. The oxygen is just vented off from the fuel cell or on some cases can be stored and sold to oxygen bars. From what I have learned about his system, the propane tanks cannot be 100% sealed to handle the smaller hydrogen molecules so they do leak slightly over time.
      At night or when the battery bank runs low, the fuel cell kicks on and runs in reverse by letting hydrogen from the storage tanks back through, mixing with oxygen again to create DC electricity and purified water again.

      • Derfy Magee

        Water is H2O

  4. david hopper

    I have very little knowlege about this but i dream of not having to pay a 750.oo a month bill to power company . I live on the river in prattville ala.i cant seam to find anyone to help me this idea.would greatly appreciate any help you would be willing to offer. How ever im good at rigging stuff. Thanks

    • Wayne Mason

      David, having a river is a resource that almost nobody has, so you’re very lucky! If you wanted to rig a set of spinning paddles to “capture” the energy from the flow of water, you could then hook those paddles to an old car alternator and have yourself free electricity in no time!

      Wayne Mason, WarHeaded.com

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