FUEL CELLS and BATTERIES : FRIENDS OR FOES?

FUEL CELLS and BATTERIES : FRIENDS OR FOES?

When it comes to the clean transportation sector, it’s not uncommon to hear: “Batteries have won.”  While the sight of a near-silent electric vehicles (EVs) zipping around cities is no longer a rarity, they are unfortunately not the panacea for our clean transportation needs.  They are still limited by long recharging times, the ability to scale manufacture, and a lack of recycling technology.  I’m not for a moment suggesting we scrap the lot and start again from scratch; but let’s for a moment go back in time.