Accession Number : ADA181545

Title :   Pre-Prototype 5kW Fuel Cell Power Plant Development.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 20 May 82-30 Jan 86,

Corporate Author : ENERGY RESEARCH CORP DANBURY CT

Personal Author(s) : Abens,Sandors ; Farooque,Mohammad

PDF Url : ADA181545

Report Date : Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : A five kilowatt Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cell (PAFC) power plant, with the ability to operate on neat methanol, was developed and tested. Overall thermal efficiency at full load (based on the lower heating value of methanol) was 32 percent. Keywords: Carbinols, Fuel cells, Power plant, Phosphoric acid, Methanol, Reforming.

Descriptors :   *PHOSPHORIC ACIDS, *FUEL CELLS, CARBINOLS, HEATING, EFFICIENCY, THERMAL PROPERTIES

Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE