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Humphry Davy

1801

Humphry Davy demonstrates the principle of what became fuel cells.

William Grove

1839

William Grove invents the "gas battery" which is the first fuel cell.

Charles Langer & Ludwig Mond

1889

Charles Langer & Ludwig Mond developed groove's invention & named the fuel cell.

General Electric

1950

General Electric invents the proton exchange membrane fuel cell.

Francis Bacon

1959

Francis Bacon demonstrates a 5kw alkaline fuel cell.

NASA

1960

NASA first uses fuel cells in a space mission.

The Development of Alternative Energy

1970

The oil crisis prompts the development of alternative energy technologies PAFC

US Navy

1980

US Navy uses fuel cells in submarines.

Commercial & Industrial Locations

1990

Large stationary fuel cells are developed for commercial & industrial locations.

Stationary Backup Power

2007

Fuel cells begin to be sold commercially as APU & for stationary backup power

Honda

2008

Honda begins leasing the FCX clarity fuel cell, electric vehicle.

Residential Fuel Cell

2009

Residential fuel cell mirco-chp units became commercially available in Japan, also thousands of portable fuel cell battey chargers are sold.

Hydroelectric Power

2009

Hydroelectric power accounts for 7-9 % of America's power supply.

U.S. electricity

2013

Between 6% & 10% of u.s. electricity comes from hydropower, depending on water supply & annual rainfall

Projected Changes In Hydropower Generation In 2050

2050

Scientist have found that while midlatitude areas will generally experience reductions in river flow & thus hydropoweer output, some ares, such as Northern Europe, East Africa, & Southwest Asia, will probably see a boost.