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Title: Biomass-Depolarized Electrolysis

Abstract

In this paper, we report on our recent efforts to develop a biomass-depolarized electrolyzer for efficient production of H 2. Electrochemical oxidation of lignin-rich biorefinery waste streams can occur at lower overpotentials than those required for O 2 evolution, which leads to potentially lower-voltage electrolyzer operation that could decrease the energy requirements for electrolytic production of H 2. In addition, the anode product stream may possess economic value greater than that of O 2, which could provide an additional revenue stream for electrolytic production of H 2.

Authors:
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  1. Ohio Univ., Athens, OH (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Ohio Univ., Athens, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Bioenergy Technologies Office (EE-3B)
OSTI Identifier:
1529744
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1570943
Grant/Contract Number:  
EE0007105
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Published Article
Journal Name:
Journal of the Electrochemical Society
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 166; Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 0013-4651
Publisher:
The Electrochemical Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
08 HYDROGEN

Citation Formats

NaderiNasrabadi, Mahtab, Bateni, Fazel, Chen, Zewei, Harrington, Peter B., and Staser, John A. Biomass-Depolarized Electrolysis. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1149/2.1471910jes.
NaderiNasrabadi, Mahtab, Bateni, Fazel, Chen, Zewei, Harrington, Peter B., & Staser, John A. Biomass-Depolarized Electrolysis. United States. doi:10.1149/2.1471910jes.
NaderiNasrabadi, Mahtab, Bateni, Fazel, Chen, Zewei, Harrington, Peter B., and Staser, John A. Thu . "Biomass-Depolarized Electrolysis". United States. doi:10.1149/2.1471910jes.
@article{osti_1529744,
title = {Biomass-Depolarized Electrolysis},
author = {NaderiNasrabadi, Mahtab and Bateni, Fazel and Chen, Zewei and Harrington, Peter B. and Staser, John A.},
abstractNote = {In this paper, we report on our recent efforts to develop a biomass-depolarized electrolyzer for efficient production of H2. Electrochemical oxidation of lignin-rich biorefinery waste streams can occur at lower overpotentials than those required for O2 evolution, which leads to potentially lower-voltage electrolyzer operation that could decrease the energy requirements for electrolytic production of H2. In addition, the anode product stream may possess economic value greater than that of O2, which could provide an additional revenue stream for electrolytic production of H2.},
doi = {10.1149/2.1471910jes},
journal = {Journal of the Electrochemical Society},
issn = {0013-4651},
number = 10,
volume = 166,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {6}
}

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Figures / Tables:

Table 1 Table 1: Rate of H2 generation from 50 g/L lignin electrolysis and energy  consumption of the continuous electrochemical reactor with 10 cm2 cell  working at room temperature and pressure. The data was collected after  24 h of the reactor operation using 8 mg/cm2 1:3 NiCo/TiO2 and 2 mg/cm2  Pt asmore » anode and cathode electrocalalyst, respectively. « less

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