Future of the Internet
As more information comes out and the "beta testers" provide more feedback, we will have a better idea of the promise and potential of Bloom Energy and it's Bloom Box and perhaps other future competitors.
When the cost can drop and the industrial units become massed produced, more companies will come aboard decreasing these costs further, that's simple economics.
If it's practical, more consumer based versions that are more compact and reasonably priced could be produced but I think it will be at least 7-10 years before you can go down to your local Home Depot or Lowes and buy one for your home. But perhaps builders and neighborhoods might showcase them sooner.
I wonder if the concept could ever be adapted to hybid and non-hybrid cars and other battery based equipment?
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Future of the Internet - ABC New Now