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Redox Power Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Could Power EVs Someday

While lithium-ion batteries are current champs of the electric vehicle market, fuel cells are beginning to come on strong. If that trend continues it raises some intriguing future scenarios, namely, fuel cells could eventually squeeze out Li-ion batteries altogether, or both technologies could co-exist to some degree, engaging in a continuous battle for market share. There is also a third possibility, which is that the EV of the future will be an ultra long-range, super quick-charging model using a fuel cell in combination with a battery, and that’s where a new fuel cell from the company Redox Power could come in.

The New Redox Power Fuel Cell
Fuel cells use a variety of fuels to generate electricity through a chemical reaction, rather than by combustion. The result is lower emissions, greater fuel efficiency, and lower operating noise than a typical internal combustion engine.

Redox Power fuel cell courtesy of mtech.

Just two little problems have prevented fuel cells from breaking into the mainstream: high cost, and high operating temperature.

Read more at http://cleantechnica.com/2013/08/24/new-redox-power-fuel-cell-gives-li-ion-ev-batteries-a-run-for-the-money/#22pJTHfYOHQL9vY0.99
Morr http://cleantechnica.com/2013/08/24/new-redox-power-fuel-cell-gives-li-ion-ev-batteries-a-run-for-the-money/

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