Stationary Fuel Cells: An Overview

Stationary Fuel Cells: An Overview

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Fuel cells are, according to some, the answer to the future problems of energy resources. Rather than solve those problems alone, they will doubtless form part of a growing group of alternative energy sources such as wind, tidal, photovoltaic and nuclear sources which will reduce our dependence on oil. Stationary fuel cells are the kind used mainly for home, office and large-scale power plants. For those seeking a current overview of stationary fuel cells, their status and applications, market developments, market players, economics and future potential, this is where to look. Not a purely engineering textbook, it is designed to provide potential adopters of fuel cells with the information needed to make sensible decisions, and as such it is unique. *Expert summary of current and future status *Decision-making aid for non-engineers *Increasingly important fuel source... Installation Fuel Service Annual maintenance $10, 120 (based on Cummins Onan GCAC-1385 generator) $2, 400 (industry data) $1, 518 (15% cost of generator system) $6, 720 (based on $0.35/watt-hour; 5-year replacement) $20, 400 (basedanbsp;...

Title:Stationary Fuel Cells: An Overview
Author:Kerry-Ann Adamson
Publisher:Elsevier - 2010-07-07


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