Pulling the plug on Regenesys plunges energy policy back into the dark ages

Nuttall, William
April 2004
Engineer (00137758);4/2/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7648, p18
Comments on the decision of Germany-based utility firm RWE to abandon its Regenesys regenerative fuel cell project in Great Britain. Background on the regenerative fuel cell project; Implications for the electric power industries in Great Britain; Need of the country to develop electricity storage technologies.


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