This book introduces readers to hydrogen as an essential energy carrier for use with renewable sources of primary energy. It provides an overview of the state of the art, while also highlighting the developmental and market potential of hydrogen in the context of energy technologies; mobile, stationary and portable applications; uninterruptible power supplies and in the chemical industry. Written by experienced practitioners, the book addresses the needs of engineers, chemists and business managers, as well as graduate students and researchers. von Töpler, Johannes
Dr. Töpler is Vice-Chairman of the Managerial Board at the German Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (DWV). He has 30 years of experience in the area of hydrogen for mobile applications and was more than 25 years lecturer for Renewable Energies at the University of Applied Sciences in Esslingen.Prof. Lehmann is a respected expert for hydrogen technologies. After having served as a professor at the Stralsund University of Applied Sciences from 1991 to 2010, he is now a member of the Managerial Board at the DWV. His research activities currently focus on the use of regenerative energies and hydrogen-based energy.