Fuel Cells

Anders Smith, Allan Schrøder Pedersen

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Fuel cells have been the subject of intense research and development efforts for the past decades. Even so, the technology has not had its commercial breakthrough yet. This entry gives an overview of the technological challenges and status of fuel cells and discusses the most promising applications of the different types of fuel cells. Finally, their role in a future energy supply with a large share of fluctuating sustainable power sources, e.g., solar or wind, is surveyed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Environmental Management
Number of pages13
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Publication date2014
ISBN (Print)1-4398-2927-6
ISBN (Electronic)1-4398-2933-0
Publication statusPublished - 2014


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