Fuel cells: Garbage in, electricity out
- Are there fuel cells in your future? Belsie, Laurent // Christian Science Monitor;7/18/95, Vol. 87 Issue 162, p12
Reports on the fuel-cell technology which is being developed in the laboratories around the world. Details on the experiments to make fuel-cells a commercial success; Advantages of the technology; Dr. Barnett's innovations in the technology known as solid-oxide fuel-cells; Estimated cost and...
- The incredible shrinking fuel cell. Chase, Victor D. // Appliance Manufacturer;Sep97, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p8
Discusses the introduction of fuel cells that could put the gas industry in a competitive field with the electric utilities' all-electric home concept. Basic types of fuel cells in the early days; Development of the proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell; Developments in the production of...
- Fuel cells exceed targets. // In Business;Jan/Feb95, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p16
Reports on the success of researchers at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in England in exceeding performance targets for fuel cells in automobiles. Development of more efficient electrodes using complex layers of ruthenium, carbon and platinum.
- `Natural gas battery' provides heat, electricity at Pittsburgh airport. // Contractor Magazine;Sep93, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p3
Reports on the use of the 200 kilowatt Model PC25 fuel cell in supplying electricity, space and water heating for USAir Airline at Pittsburgh International Airport. Process of combustion; Design of container; Interconnect provider.
- Fuel cells: Energy conversion for the next century. Kartha, Sivan; Grimes, Patrick // Physics Today;Nov94, Vol. 47 Issue 11, p54
Discusses the emergence of fuel cell technology. Features; Energy generation processes; Applications. INSET: Thermodynamics of heat engines and fuel cells..
- Fuel cells may get early release. Puttre, Michael; Puttré, Michael // Design News;10/20/97, Vol. 53 Issue 20, p16
Reports on the commercialization of fuel-cell technology. Factors which influenced the commercialization of the technology; How the technology works; Details on plans to construct a fuel cell power plant; Comments from John Landerer, a representative of Power Air Tech USA; Contact information.
- How ready is the fuel cell? Buchmann, Isidor // Mobile Radio Technology;Jul2001, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p40
Explains technological innovations for fuel cells and batteries. Strategies to maximize fuel efficiency; Emergence of variations of traditional fuel cell systems.
- Gas and go. Proctor, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/17/1995, Vol. 143 Issue 3, p17
Informs about the development of a metallic membrane filter that passes only pure hydrogen, which would advance the development of fuel cells used for spacecrafts, by scientists in Los Alamos, New Mexico, National Laboratory's Energy Technology Program. Details of the membrane.
- Fuel cell fever favours distributed generation. // Modern Power Systems;Jul98, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p17
Discusses the use of fuel cells in the power supply market. Commercial viability of the phosphoric acide fuel cell; Prospect for utility of the solid oxide fuel cell; Formation of various commercial power plants; Development of the `solid polymer' fuel cells.