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Can solid-oxide fuel cells like the Bloom box remake the energy landscape?

The fuel cell has a long history. Various types of fuel cells have been part of the NASA space program, and the basic science of how fuel cells work—an energy carrier comes in, creates a flow of charge in the anode, which migrates to the cathode creating a current, and separated by some form of [...]

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Data centers of the future might be their own power plants

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Data centers could produce their own energy by using fuel cells.

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California Jail Transformed into Modern Microgrid


The Santa Rita jail can’t afford to lose power. With the safety of thousands of inmates and facility staff at stake, the jail requires that large amounts of electricity be constantly available. This is why, over the past decade, the facility has teamed up with private and public organizations to successfully transform the 113-acre mega-jail [...]

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Hydrogen in iPhone’s Future?


In the future, Apple might be using hydrogen to power its iPhones and iPods. According to the Daily Mail, Apple has already filed a patent application for a new hydrogen battery technology. In its “Fuel Cell System to Power a Portable Computing Device” patent application, Apple claims that “[s]uch fuel cells and associated fuels can [...]

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