In this edition of The Motley Fool's "Ask a Fool" series, Motley Fool contributor Tyler Crowe and analyst Joel South take a question from a reader, who asks the question, "Do Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG) and Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ:BLDP) have a future?"

The challenge for any company in the fuel cell space will be how quickly it can bring down costs. With other new energy technologies reducing costs at a pretty rapid pace, fuel cells will need to catch up if they really want to compete. Find out more about the current fuel cell landscape and which of these two stocks Tyler sees as having a better future by tuning into the video below.

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