Metal bipolar plates should be the most economic option for a PEM fuel cell, but many challenges need to be overcome including maintaining electrical conductivity whilst resisting passivation and manufacturability. This joint CSM/NREL project has been funded by the DOE EERE through NREL.

Colorado School of Mines: Profs. Andrew Herring, John Berger

National Renewable Energy Laboratory: Drs. John A. Turner, Heli Wang

Metal Bipolar plates for PEM fuel cells