Energy Storage Fuel Cell Vehicle Analysis: Preprint

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In recent years, hydrogen fuel cell (FC) vehicle technology has received considerable attention as a strategy to decrease oil consumption and reduce harmful emissions. However, the cost, transient response, and cold performance of FC systems may present significant challenges to widespread adoption of the technology for transportation in the next 15 years. The objectives of this effort were toperform energy storage modeling with fuel cell vehicle simulations to quantify the benefits of hybridization and to identify a process for setting the requirements of ES for hydrogen-powered FC vehicles for U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Storage Program.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages14
StatePublished - 2005
Event21st Electric Vehicle Symposium - Monte Carlo, Monaco
Duration: 2 Apr 20056 Apr 2005


Conference21st Electric Vehicle Symposium
CityMonte Carlo, Monaco

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/CP-540-37567


  • energy storage
  • fuel cells
  • HEV
  • hybrid
  • regenerative braking
  • simulation


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