All energy comes with a cost. Fossil fuels, the world’s mainstay, have a high pollution footprint and a dangerous environmental impact, while solar and wind power, frequently touted as options in lieu of hydrocarbons, have extremely low energy densities, intermittent energy production, and a high dollar-cost for installation. This has engineers seeking out alternatives to both, and hydrogen fuel is frequently touted as just such an alternative. Hydrogen solves the problems inherent in fossil fue
Market veterans will likely recall that hydrogen fuel cell stocks like Plug Power and Ballard Power Systems were all the rage at one time. This alternative energy was going to change the world, after all. As it turns out, the world wasn't quite ready for fuel cells; the business wasn't quite ready for the world, either.
Bloom Energy (NYSE:BE) stock might be worth a look. The company specializes in large-scale fuel cells for consistent power generation and electrolyzers that split water into hydrogen and oxygen. Its emphasis on standby hydrogen power sets them apart from rivals like Plug Power (NYSE:PLUG), which concentrates on hydrogen in mobility applications.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Bloom Energy faces challenges in hydrogen production economics, but it stands out with rev