The project does not appear to currently include an atmospheric CO2 capture mechanism, so would have to rely on an as yet unbuilt carbon dioxide capture system, such as is proposed for coal generating plants. Essentially this allows fossil fuel to be consumed a first time at a central power station with a carbon capture operation and then be released to the atmosphere in a vehicle, or recycled through a power facility again.
Don't look for fuel recycling to occur anytime soon though, with an expected final working product 15 to 20 years out.
Seems it would be a lot easier to build solar PV or solar
thermal power stations and cut the carbon out of the loop
completely. And no wait for that technology.
Found on Greenbang.
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