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GE’s sweet new fuel cell tech makes the most of ceramic materials

By Jessica McMathis / July 28, 2014

GE has taken its R&D destiny into its own hands, creating an internal startup to manufacture a new fuel cell technology that can produce between 1 and 10 megawatts of power at a generation efficiency of 65 percent.

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Less platinum, better efficiency for fuel cells

By / August 20, 2010

The multimetallic nanoparticle created by Brown University chemists for fuel-cell reactions uses a palladium core and an iron-platinum shell. Credit: Sun Lab/Brown University According to a Brown University press release, researchers have created a unique core-and-shell nanoparticle that uses less platinum yet performs more efficiently and lasts longer than commercially available pure-platinum catalysts at the…

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Utility-level solid oxide & molten carbonate fuel cell projects given green light in California

By / April 9, 2010

The California Public Utility Commission voted yesterday to approve projects by Pacific Gas and Electric and Southern California Edison to install utility-owned solid oxide and molten-carbonate fuel cells on several University of California and California State University campuses. PG&E’s $20. 3 million project consists of the installation and operation of three fuel cell generating facilities…

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DuPont takes DOD wearable power prize

By / October 12, 2008

The DuPont/Smart Fuel Cell Team came out the million-dollar winner Oct. 8 in the Department of Defense’s Wearable Power Prize competition. DuPont is based in Delaware and SFC is headquartered in Brunnthal, Germany. DuPont has a minority stake in SFC and the group’s methanol-powered pack actually began to be deployed among combatants this summer: “Our…

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