Introduction and Background

  • Alhussein Albarbar
  • Mohmad Alrweq


This chapter provides an introductory and background basis to the book. First, fuel cell technologies and their role in renewable power systems are introduced. Subsequently, fuel cell technologies associated with the advantages and disadvantages of each type are outlined. Recent studies carried out by academics and industrial researchers on the performance and efficiency of PEM fuel cells are also briefly referred to.


Fuel Cells Technologies Full cell advantages and disadvantages Types and applications of Fuel Cells 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alhussein Albarbar
    • 1
  • Mohmad Alrweq
    • 1
  1. 1.School of EngineeringThe Manchester Metropolitan UniversityManchesterUK

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