Fuel Cells with Jim and Bailey
What are Fuel Cells? In its most basic definition,a fuel cell is a device that generates electricity by facilitating a chemical reaction between Hydrogen, its ions, and Oxygen.
Uses -both private and public applications -both stationed and portable use (ex. cars, submarines) -used in hospitals, schools, office buildings
Environmental Impact - great alternative to fossil-fuel powered vehicles - hydrogen storage = short range
Issues - Hydrogen fuel is hard to produce and expensive - Hydrogen gas is difficult to store - oligopolist market is hard to enter
Bibliography • http://americanhistory.si.edu/fuelcells/basics.htm#q1 • http://auto.howstuffworks.com/fuel-efficiency/alternative-fuels/fuel-cell.htm