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Hydrogen Fuel Cell at AkzoNobel Passes Key Milestone

7:31 AM MDT | July 12, 2011 | Alex Scott

A pilot proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell system, which has been taking hydrogen byproduct from AkzoNobel’s chlor-alkali plant at Rotterdam, the Netherlands and converting it into electricity has surpassed an operating milestone of 10,000 hours. The system has been running under industrial conditions but has shown a performance loss over the past 10,000 hours of only 5%, says NedStack (Ed Arnhem, the Netherlands), the producer of the fuel cell system. Installation and operation of the pilot PEM facility is the first step in the...

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