An electrochemical cell structure is provided which includes an anode, a cathode spaced apart from said anode, an electrolyte in ionic communication with each of said anode and said cathode and a nonconductive frame. The nonconductive frame includes at least two components that support each of said anode, said cathode and said electrolyte and define at least one flowpath for working fluids and for products of electrochemical reaction.
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This invention was conceived or first reduced to practice under a project funded by the Department of Energy under contract DE-FC36-04GO14223. The United States Government has certain rights related to this invention.