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Fuel Cells

  • By: William Isherwood
  • In: Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Energy Policy

Fuel cells, like batteries, convert chemical energy to electricity. Unlike batteries, “fuel” can be fed continuously into a fuel cell from a reservoir that can be refilled, even during operation. Fuel cells have advantages over internal combustion engines (ICEs): (1) they ...

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