Faculty Advisor

Bar-On, Isa


Distributed Residential Fuel cell power is a potentially cleaner, more efficient, and more reliable power source than traditional grid power. This report analyzes the benefits and disadvantages of fuel cell power in homes to determine whether this is a valid replacement for grid power. The report also analyzes how legislation can affect the progress of the fuel cell market, and how fuel cells measure up to traditional power in cost, power, and convenience


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2003

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project


Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Mechanical Engineering