After 16 months of development, Boeing delivered a fuel cell energy storage system to the Navy for testing. The system is the first of its kind, boasting "reversible solid oxide fuel cell" technology to store energy from renewable sources.
By compressing, storing, and generating hydrogen, the system produces clean energy for both military and consumer use. This unique ability to store and produce electricity in a single system is what makes it "reversible."
"This fuel cell solution is an exciting new technology providing our customers with a flexible, affordable and environmentally progressive option for energy storage and power generation", said Lance Towers, director, Advanced Technology Programs
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