Energy Research Group Presentations

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Presentation

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March 2007

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Presentation for The Search for a Sustainable Energy Future: Challenges for Basic Research, A Mini-Symposium sponsored by the Energy Working Group at Penn, March 9, 2007.

Abstract

This talk will address hybrid vehicles and battery technology, ethanol as a fuel, and hydrogen fuel cells, the ability of these technologies to reduce oil dependence and the challenges for each approach, and the progress made. Stationary power generation, solar buildings, and portable power fuel cells will also be discussed. The presentation will be at a programmatic level and will touch on the applied research and technology development opportunities under the Advanced Energy Initiative.

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Date Posted: 14 May 2007