Kampai: Nissan’s Alcohol-Powered System Answers The Big Fuel Cell Question

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Nissan today showed a fuel cell system that could overcome the main drawback of current hydrogen fuel cell systems, namely how to get the hydrogen to the car. Nissan’s system uses readily available ethanol alcohol.  An on-board “reformer” the +-converts the ethanol to hydrogen. In the fuel cell stack, the hydrogen is converted to electric power.
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