Hydrogen's Number 1!

Charles Wang and Thomas Thvedt

What is it?

Hydrogen fuel cells combine hydrogen and oxygen to make usable electricity, heat, and water.
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Applications

  • Power Generation
  • Co-generation (Heat and Electricity)
  • Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles
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Advantages

  • Higher efficiency than regular engines
  • Fuel cells are silent
  • More reliable than solar or wind energy, and it can be used anywhere (including ESD)
  • Burning hydrogen produces little to no pollution
  • Reduces our dependency on oil
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Disclaimer

  • Flammable
  • Cannot hold a lot of energy
  • Expensive: Costs about $1000 per every kilowatt of power generated