Fuel cells for efficient use of energy

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Abstract

This chapter reviews the basic technology and potential application of fuel cells in the provision of energy, and the fundamental principles which would underpin the wider use of hydrogen as an energy source for fuel cells (‘Hydrogen Economy’). Hydrogen’s strengths and weaknesses as an energy carrier are examined, and the current development and commercialization of PEFC and SOFC type fuel cells in transport and domestic combined heat and power systems reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTopical Themes in Energy and Resources: A Cross-Disciplinary Education and Training Program for Environmental Leaders
PublisherSpringer Japan
Pages59-74
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9784431553090, 9784431553083
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 1

Keywords

  • Combined heat and power
  • Fuel cells
  • Hydrogen economy
  • PEFC
  • SOFC

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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    Kawada, T. (2015). Fuel cells for efficient use of energy. In Topical Themes in Energy and Resources: A Cross-Disciplinary Education and Training Program for Environmental Leaders (pp. 59-74). Springer Japan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-4-431-55309-0_4