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Hydrogen is much more costly than electricity, so to be cost effective fuel cost needs to be considered.

You wonder how well hydrogen production--presumably by electrolysis of water--will scale. Clean cheap electricity makes clean hydrogen.

If you produced gasoline in a small plant that processed a few hundred barrels per day, the gasoline would be expensive. But by scaling to huge efficient plants it becomes affordable.

Some processes scale up better than others. I would guess hydrogen production is one yet to be proven by larger scale production. So far the hydrogen used in experimental vehicles comes from natural gas.
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