New catalyst material could ignite fuel cell revolution

A new type of catalyst to replace the platinum in fuel cells could potentially make hydrogen-powered vehicles considerably cheaper. (Credit: BEXIM via CC) Developed at the University of California, Riverside (UCR), the material is made of porous carbon nanofibres embedded with ions from either cobalt, iron or nickel. Due to their relative abundance, these metals can be … Continue reading New catalyst material could ignite fuel cell revolution