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On track for a clean, hydrogen-powered future

Los Alamos, within the ElectroCat consortium, is investigating less expensive, more abundant materials based on carbon compounds to reduce the cost of ownership of a fuel-cell powered car so this clean power can compete in the marketplace.
October 13, 2016
This 3D image taken at Los Alamos National Laboratory by x-ray tomography shows an experimental fuel cell membrane electrode assembly.

This 3D image taken at Los Alamos National Laboratory by x-ray tomography shows an experimental fuel cell membrane electrode assembly.

Science on the Hill: On track for a clean, hydrogen-powered future

by Rod Borup

Los Alamos, within the ElectroCat consortium, is investigating less expensive, more abundant materials based on carbon compounds. The goal of the Laboratory’s work with automakers and other developers is simple: Reduce the cost of ownership of a fuel-cell powered car so this clean power can compete in the marketplace with no inconvenience to the customer.

This story first appeared in the Santa Fe New Mexican.

 


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