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Title: Fuel-cell based power generating system having power conditioning apparatus

Abstract

A power conditioner includes power converters for supplying power to a load, a set of selection switches corresponding to the power converters for selectively connecting the fuel-cell stack to the power converters, and another set of selection switches corresponding to the power converters for selectively connecting the battery to the power converters. The power conveners output combined power that substantially optimally meets a present demand of the load.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Chicago, IL
  2. Des Plaines, IL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1016150
Patent Number(s):
7808129
Application Number:
12/084,021
Assignee:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (Urbana, IL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01M - PROCESSES OR MEANS, e.g. BATTERIES, FOR THE DIRECT CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY
DOE Contract Number:  
FC26-02NT41574
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Mazumder, Sudip K, and Pradhan, Sanjaya K. Fuel-cell based power generating system having power conditioning apparatus. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Mazumder, Sudip K, & Pradhan, Sanjaya K. Fuel-cell based power generating system having power conditioning apparatus. United States.
Mazumder, Sudip K, and Pradhan, Sanjaya K. Tue . "Fuel-cell based power generating system having power conditioning apparatus". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1016150.
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