Fuel cell
A fuel cell is a device that converts the chemical energy from a fuel into electricity through a chemical reaction with oxygen or another oxidizing agent.Hydrogen produced from the steam methane refor...
Fuel cell - Wikipedia
New Lithium Battery Is Five Times Better Than Current Ones
In a recent experiment, Argonne battery scientists Jun Lu, Larry Curtiss and Khalil Amine, along with American and Korean collaborators, were able to produce stable crystallized lithium superoxide (Li...
New Design Points A Path To The ‘Ultimate’ Battery
Scientists have developed a working laboratory demonstrator of a lithium-oxygen battery which has very high energy density, is more than 90% efficient, and, to date, can be recharged more than 2000 ti...
Top 10 emerging technologies of 2015
Fuel cell vehicles are one of 10 emerging technologies for 2015 highlighted by the World Economic Forum’s Meta-Council on Emerging Technologies.
ABC Science: Making fuel out of thin air
In a discovery that experts say could revolutionise fuel cell technology, scientists have found that graphene, the world's thinnest, strongest and most impermeable material, can allow protons to pass ...
Battery Advance Could Help Solve Renewable Energy Intermittency
MIT Technology Review - Low-cost materials could make storing hours of power from a wind farm economically feasible.
Portable fuel cells arrive: Will your next battery be a water fountain?
Portable fuel cells are finally coming of age. Using clever chemistry and designer colors, MyFC is bringing a palm-sized unit to REI stores that allows recharging smartphones and other small devices.
Aluminium-air battery can power electric vehicles for 1,000 miles, will come to production cars in 2017
Phinergy, an Israeli startup, has demonstrated an aluminium-air battery that is capable of powering an electric vehicle for up to 1,000 miles (1,609km). Unlike other metal-air batteries that we've wri...
Inventing Batteries from Air - Scientific American
ARPA-e and others aim to fund development of a battery that relies on lithium and air
“Microbial battery” could turn wastewater into electricity | Ars Technica
A hybrid of fuel cell and battery with bacteria supplying the electrons.
Fuel cell - Video
Fuel cells may soon generate electrical power for all sorts of devices we use every day. Learn more about fuel cells in this video from HowStuffWorks.
Fuel cell
Fuel cells may soon generate electrical power for all sorts of devices we use every day. Learn more about fuel cells in this video from HowStuffWorks.
Proton exchange membrane fuel cell
Proton exchange membrane fuel cells, also known as polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells (PEMFC), are a type of fuel cell being developed for transport applications as well as for stationary f...
Proton exchange membrane fuel cell - Wikipedia
Protonic ceramic fuel cell
A protonic ceramic fuel cell or PCFC is a fuel cell based on a ceramic electrolyte material that exhibits high protonic conductivity at elevated temperatures.PCFCs share the thermal and kinetic advant...
Solid oxide fuel cell
A solid oxide fuel cell (or SOFC) is an electrochemical conversion device that produces electricity directly from oxidizing a fuel. Fuel cells are characterized by their electrolyte material; the SOFC...
Alkaline fuel cell
The alkaline fuel cell (AFC), also known as the Bacon fuel cell after its British inventor, is one of the most developed fuel cell technologies. NASA has used alkaline fuel cells since the mid-1960s,...
Zinc-air battery
Zinc–air batteries (non-rechargeable), and zinc–air fuel cells (mechanically rechargeable) are metal-air batteries powered by oxidizing zinc with oxygen from the air. These batteries have high energy ...
Zinc-air battery - Wikipedia
Molten carbonate fuel cell
Molten-carbonate fuel cells (MCFCs) are high-temperature fuel cells that operate at temperatures of 600 °C and above.Molten carbonate fuel cells (MCFCs) are currently being developed for natural ...
Molten carbonate fuel cell - Wikipedia
Phosphoric acid fuel cell
Phosphoric acid fuel cells (PAFC) are a type of fuel cell that uses liquid phosphoric acid as an electrolyte. They were the first fuel cells to be commercialized. Developed in the mid-1960s and field-...
Phosphoric acid fuel cell - Wikipedia
Magnesium-air fuel cell
A Magnesium-Air Fuel Cell (MAFC) is a type of battery often called a type of fuel cell. It is made up of a magnesium anode which is consumed, oxygen from air as a cathode and a salt water electrolyte...
Direct carbon fuel cell
A Direct Carbon Fuel Cell (DCFC) is a fuel cell that uses a carbon rich material as a fuel such as bio-mass or coal. The cell produces energy by combining carbon and oxygen, which releases carbon diox...
Membraneless Fuel Cells
Membraneless Fuel Cells convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy without the use of a conducting membrane as with other types of fuel cells. In Laminar Flow Fuel Cells (LFFC) this is achi...
Enzymatic biofuel cell
An Enzymatic biofuel cell is a specific type of fuel cell that uses enzymes as a catalyst to oxidize its fuel, rather than precious metals. Enzymatic biofuel cells, while currently confined to researc...
Enzymatic biofuel cell - Wikipedia
Microbial fuel cell
A microbial fuel cell (MFC) or biological fuel cell is a bio-electrochemical system that drives a current by using bacteria and mimicking bacterial interactions found in nature. MFCs can be grouped in...
Microbial fuel cell - Wikipedia
Fuel cell vehicle
A fuel cell vehicle (FCV) or fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) is a type of vehicle which uses a fuel cell to power its on-board electric motor. Fuel cells in vehicles create electricity to power an e...
Fuel cell vehicle - Wikipedia
New Lithium Battery Is Five Times Better Than Current Ones
In a recent experiment, Argonne battery scientists Jun Lu, Larry Curtiss and Khalil Amine, along with American and Korean collaborators, were able to produce stable crystallized lithium superoxide (Li...
Top 10 emerging technologies of 2015
Fuel cell vehicles are one of 10 emerging technologies for 2015 highlighted by the World Economic Forum’s Meta-Council on Emerging Technologies.
Gadolinium-doped ceria
Gadolinium doped ceria (GDC) (known alternatively as gadolinia doped ceria, gadolinium doped cerium oxide, cerium(IV) oxide-gadolinium doped, and GCO, formula Gd:CeO2) is a ceramic electrolyte used i...