The majority of Li-ion batteries for notebook computers still use cylindrical cells because they have been optimized to offer greater cell energy
density and better cost efficiency than prismatic cells.
Funding recipients include Clemson University; Pennsylvania State University; the University of Central Florida; the University of Tennessee; Virginia Tech; Fuel Cell Energy
, Danbury, CT; and General Electric.
"Sierra Nevada's success in fuel cell energy
demonstrates its foresight and innovation not only among breweries, but among American companies.
Series production may be several years away, but fuel cell energy
is now expected to play a bigger role in the future.
Copeman, director of fuel cell energy
solutions at Air Products.
Many environmentalists place such unrealistic expectations on solar cell energy
that they overlook certain facts.
As there are no harmful emissions, this is considered as one of the "greenest" forms of power supply.Marvin Singer, from the Office of Fossil Energy at the US Department of Energy (DoE), said that Fuel Cell Energy
(formerly Energy Research Corporation) in the US will be able to offer products ranging in size from 250 kW to 3 MW, with capital costs under USUSD1,200/kW.
In the latest development of fuel cell energy
, a 250-kilowatt direct fuel cell power plant has completed its first quarter of operation at the ERC headquarters facility, using the energy throughout its headquarters and routing the clean excess power to the local utility grid.
An effort to broaden Texaco's portfolio of energy opportunities has resulted in the formation of Texaco Energy Systems Inc., a venture that will export opportunities in the promising fuel cell energy
In Bridgeport, Fuel Cell Energy
is helping us take the sins of our past and turning them into shining examples of our city's green energy future."
Some of the key players profiled in this study include Fuel Cell Energy
, Ballard, Clearedge, Toshiba, Panasonic, Plug Power Inc.