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What is a fuel cell?

April 2, 2024

A fuel cell combines hydrogen and oxygen to produce electricity. The byproduct of this electrochemical reaction is water and heat. The fuel cell produces electricity and heat by electrochemically reacting a fuel (which is generally hydrogen or hydrogen-rich) with oxygen....

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Is hydrogen safe?

April 2, 2024

Hydrogen is the lightest element on the periodic table, with an atomic weight of 1.008. This means that hydrogen readily dissipates into the surrounding atmosphere, making it difficult to ignite if it is not confined. However, hydrogen is an energy...

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What is hydrogen fuel?

April 2, 2024

Hydrogen is a clean fuel that, when passed through a fuel cell, produces electricity and yields only water and heat as a byproduct. Today, the most common methods of hydrogen fuel production are natural gas reforming (a thermal process) and...

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What is PEARL?

April 2, 2024

In response to an Air Force Request for Proposal in August 2018 for a Resilient Power Generation and Advanced Energy Storage RTD&E Project, HCATT initiated a design build microgrid demonstration project with the Hawaiʻi Air National Guard (HIANG) at Joint...

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