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Informative paper explains how fuel cells work and why they are excellent source of clean backup energy
Petach Tikvah, Israel – June 20, 2017 – GenCell, the Israel-based fuel cell power solution provider, has announced the publication of a white paper, “The Big Deal About Fuel Cells.” The white paper discusses hydrogen-based fuel cell technologies and why fuel cell power solutions can be an excellent source of backup energy.
Aging electrical grids in many parts of the world make a steady supply of electricity imperative for our always-connected lifestyles and businesses. In 2015, grid failures cost an estimated USD 110 billion to the US economy. For companies in the utility, telecom, homeland security, healthcare and niche industrial markets, the high business costs of electrical failure necessitate backup power solutions that are reliable and easy to operate.
Topics covered in the white paper include:
⦁ What is a fuel cell?
⦁ Types of fuel cells
⦁ Hydrogen safety
⦁ The need for backup power
⦁ The GenCell advantage
“Fuel cells are a hot topic and the publication of our white paper is designed to educate the market about fuel cells in general and to highlight the benefits of our alkaline fuel cell solution for backup energy,” explains Rami Reshef, CEO of GenCell. “The cost breakthroughs associated with our patented alkaline fuel cell technology will enable us to deliver fuel cell power solutions that are affordable for the mainstream. Our 5 kW backup power solutions overcome the significant weaknesses of other clean technologies such as solar and wind, while also overcoming legacy solutions based on batteries and diesel generators.”
GenCell manufactures, sells and services fuel-cell-based power solutions that provide a reliable, scalable source of 5kW electricity. Fueled by hydrogen, the clean energy of the future, the GenCell G5 long-duration UPS provides backup power for telecom, homeland security, healthcare and niche industrial markets. The GenCell G5rx utility backup solution operates as a direct source of backup power or supplements legacy backup battery systems that provide only 6-8 hours of power. It also includes a shelter that is resistant to high-voltage interference, earthquakes and EMPs. Headquartered in Israel, GenCell has a regional presence and a distribution and support network in North America, Latin America and Europe.