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January 7, 2010 at 10:20 AM

CES: Power up with a home fuel cell generator

LAS VEGAS — First, it was rainwater collection barrels, then it was solar panels on the roof.

Now the coolest eco accessory is going to be home fuel cell generators and energy storage units like these babies offered by Panasonic.

The residential fuel cell generator uses natural gas to create electricity and heat:

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To store all the energy you’re generating at home, Panasonic Is also offering a battery module comprised of 840 lithium-ion batteries:

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