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Author Adamson, Kerry-Ann.

Title Stationary fuel cells : an overview / Kerry-Ann Adamson
Published Oxford ; Boston : Elsevier Science, [2007]
©2007
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Contents Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- List of figures -- List of tables -- Glossary -- Preface -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Market development to date -- 1.2 Summary -- 2 Fuel cell basics -- 2.1 Fuel cell technology -- 2.2 What is a fuel cell? -- 2.3 Fuel cell components -- 2.4 Types of fuel cells -- 2.5 Fuel cell applications -- 2.6 Summary -- Further reading -- 3 Drivers for stationary fuel cells -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Why climate change is a driver for stationary fuel cells -- 3.3 Security of supply -- 3.4 Summary -- 4 Fuel cells for the home -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Development of residential fuel cells to date -- 4.3 Micro-combined heat and power -- 4.4 Off-grid power -- 4.5 Fuel choice -- 4.6 Government and zero-carbon homes -- 4.7 A list of twenty suggested questions to ask yourself if you are considering using fuel cells in a residential development -- 4.8 Summary -- Further reading -- 5 Uninterruptible power supply/backup -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Development to date -- 5.3 Incumbent technologies -- 5.4 Fuel cells for UPS systems -- 5.5 Geography -- 5.6 A list of twenty suggested questions to ask if you are considering using fuel cells as in a UPS application -- 5.7 Summary -- 6 Commercial buildings and power plant fuel cells -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Development to date -- 6.3 Technology development -- 6.4 Co-generation for early market such as hospitals, hotels and swimming pools -- 6.5 Fuel cell grid-supporting power plants -- 6.6 Economics -- 6.7 Fuel choice -- 6.8 Main development companies involved -- 6.9 A list of twenty suggested questions to ask if you are considering using> 10 kW fuel cells in a development -- 6.10 Summary -- 7 Government and NGO support programmes -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Asia -- Japan and South Korea -- 7.3 North America -- 7.4 Europe -- 7.5 Non-governmental organisations -- 7.6 Summary -- Further reading -- Bibliography -- Index -- Last Page
Summary An aid to decision-making for those considering stationary fuel cells
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fuel cells -- Cost effectiveness.
Fuel cells.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0080554709 (electronic bk.)
1281076724
9780080554709 (electronic bk.)
9781281076724
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