Fuel cell for PC's

May 2003
Management Services;May2003, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p35
Academic Journal
Toshiba Corp. has rolled out the world's first prototype of a methanol fuel cell for portable personal computers. It is a clean energy breakthrough with the potential to stop dependence on rechargeable batteries. At present, the new fuel cells give an average output of 12 watts, with a maximum output of 20 watts. Although fuel cells are broadly seen as a substitute for lithium-ion batteries, companies working on their development need to address the problems of miniaturization and fuel delivery.


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