D.J.L. Brett, University College London, UK
N.P. Brandon and A.D. Hawkes, Imperial College London sa UK
I. Staffell, University of Birmingham sa UK
Fuel cells are electrochemical energy conversion devices that turn chemical fuel directly into electrical power as well as generating heat. They operate at high efficiency and can be applied across a wide range of applications. Micro-combined heat and power (CHP) is one area in which fuel cells are expected to have a particularly significant impact with the potential for lowering energy cost and CO2 emissions in the residential housing sector. This chapter looks at the technological aspects ...