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Fuel Cell Research Effort in India – R&D in Fuel Cells – IISc, IITs, VSSC


 

Fuel cells present a highly efficient and environmentally friendly alternative technology for decentralized energy production. A fuel cell is an electrochemical device which converts oxygen and a hydrogen-rich fuel to electricity with heat and water as the principal bi-products. The electricity produced can be used to power any electrical device, ranging from a few Watts to several MegaWatts in output. Fuel cells have the advantages of being highly efficient, low to zero emissions, near-silent, and able to run on a variety of fuel sources (particularly when used in conjunction with a reformer). In addition, fuel cells are reliable and capable of providing uninterruptible power provided they have sufficient fuel.

 Indian fuel cell market is still in its nice stage, but there are major R & D activities happening in different research centres.

The following image, provided by the Centre for Fuel Cell Technology, ARCI, gives a birds-eye-view of the current research efforts taking place in the Indian fuel cell sector.

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Hydrogen in Transportation Technology Development – Indian Scenario

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Comparison between Battery Technology and Fuel Cell Technology for EVs

Comparison of BEV vs Fuel Cell

 

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