Fuel cell

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an electrochemical cell that converts the potential energy from a fuel into electricity through a reaction of hydrogen fuel with oxygen or another oxidizing agent.

Pros

Fuel cells allow otherwise combustible gas like hydrogen or natural gas to generate electricity without emitting carbon.

Cons

The technology has proven to be complicated and hard to scale.

Real Talk

Fuel cells have the potential to be a game changer if the pricing and availability is improved.

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