A method for producing electricity using a fuel cell that utilizes a ternary alloy composition as a fuel cell catalyst, the ternary alloy composition containing platinum, ruthenium and palladium. The alloy shows increased activity as compared to well-known catalysts.
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This was made with Government support under grant number DE-FG03-97ER82492 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.