The role of fuel cells and electrolysers in future efficient energy systems

Peter Vang Hendriksen, Brian Vad Mathiesen, Allan S. Pedersen, Søren Linderoth

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Abstract

Fuel cells can increase the efficiency of the energy system and electrolysers can help enable a de-carbonisation of the energy supply. In this chapter we explain the role of fuel cells in future energy systems together with the role of electrolysers in smart energy systems with increasing penetrations of intermittent renewable resources in the electricity grid increases the demand for smart energy systems.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDTU International Energy Report 2012 : Energy efficiency improvements: A key element in the global transition to non-fossil energy
EditorsHans Hvidtfeldt Larsen, Leif Sønderberg Petersen
PublisherTechnical University of Denmark (DTU)
Publication dateNov 2012
Pages95-101
Chapter13A
ISBN (Electronic)978-87-550-3965-0
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2012

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