Alkaline Fuel Cell Technologies

10 July 2024 by Maia Benstead
Alkaline fuel cells (AFCs) are one of the oldest fuel cell technologies, first utilised for the Apollo Space missions in the 1960s. AFCs utilise a potassium hydroxide electrolyte contained in a porous matrix and operate at temperatures from 20-200°C. In this article, IDTechEx explores the technology and specifications of AFCs and the development of anion exchange membrane fuel cells as an alternative to AFCs.
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