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Title: Solar/hydrogen systems technologies. Volume II (Part 1 of 2). Solar/hydrogen systems assessment. Final report

Abstract

Volume II of the Solar/Hydrogen Systems Assessment contract report (2 volumes) is basically a technological source book. Relying heavily on expert contributions, it comprehensively reviews constituent technologies from which can be assembled a wide range of specific solar/hydrogen systems. Covered here are both direct and indirect solar energy conversion technologies; respectively, those that utilize solar radiant energy input directly and immediately, and those that absorb energy from a physical intermediary, previously energized by the sun. Solar-operated hydrogen energy production technologies are also covered in the report. The single most prominent of these is water electrolysis. Utilization of solar-produced hydrogen is outside the scope of the volume. However, the important hydrogen delivery step is treated under the delivery sub-steps of hydrogen transmission, distribution and storage. An exemplary use of the presented information is in the synthesis and analysis of those solar/hydrogen system candidates documented in the report's Volume I. Morever, it is intended that broad use be made of this technology information in the implementation of future solar/hydrogen systems. Such systems, configured on either a distributed or a central-plant basis, or both, may well be of major significance in effecting an ultimate transition to renewable energy systems.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Escher Technology Associates, St. Johns, MI (USA)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
5168346
Report Number(s):
DOE/JPL-955492(Vol.2)(Pt.1)
DOE Contract Number:
ET-78-I-01-3112
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
08 HYDROGEN; 14 SOLAR ENERGY; 17 WIND ENERGY; 13 HYDRO ENERGY; HYDROGEN PRODUCTION; ELECTROLYSIS; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION; BIOPHOTOLYSIS; CRYOGENICS; DISTRIBUTION; HYDRIDES; HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANTS; HYDROGEN; HYDROGEN STORAGE; OCEAN THERMAL POWER PLANTS; PHOTOELECTROLYSIS; PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER SUPPLIES; PRESSURE VESSELS; REVIEWS; SOLAR THERMAL POWER PLANTS; THERMIONIC CONVERTERS; THERMOCHEMICAL PROCESSES; THERMOELECTRIC GENERATORS; TRANSPORT; UNDERGROUND STORAGE; WATER; WAVE ENERGY CONVERTERS; WIND TURBINES; BIOCONVERSION; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; CONTAINERS; CONVERSION; CRYOGENIC FLUIDS; DECOMPOSITION; DIRECT ENERGY CONVERTERS; DOCUMENT TYPES; ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; ELEMENTS; ENERGY CONVERSION; EQUIPMENT; FLUIDS; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; LYSIS; NONMETALS; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; PHOTOCHEMICAL REACTIONS; PHOTOLYSIS; POWER PLANTS; POWER SUPPLIES; SOLAR EQUIPMENT; SOLAR POWER PLANTS; STORAGE; 080100* - Hydrogen- Production; 080200 - Hydrogen- Storage, Transport & Handling; 080300 - Hydrogen- Transport- (-1989); 140600 - Solar Energy- Photovoltaic Power Systems; 140700 - Solar Thermal Power Systems; 170601 - Wind Energy Engineering- Applications; 130000 - Hydro Energy

Citation Formats

Escher, W. J.D., Foster, R. W., Tison, R. R., and Hanson, J. A. Solar/hydrogen systems technologies. Volume II (Part 1 of 2). Solar/hydrogen systems assessment. Final report. United States: N. p., 1980. Web. doi:10.2172/5168346.
Escher, W. J.D., Foster, R. W., Tison, R. R., & Hanson, J. A. Solar/hydrogen systems technologies. Volume II (Part 1 of 2). Solar/hydrogen systems assessment. Final report. United States. doi:10.2172/5168346.
Escher, W. J.D., Foster, R. W., Tison, R. R., and Hanson, J. A. Mon . "Solar/hydrogen systems technologies. Volume II (Part 1 of 2). Solar/hydrogen systems assessment. Final report". United States. doi:10.2172/5168346. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5168346.
@article{osti_5168346,
title = {Solar/hydrogen systems technologies. Volume II (Part 1 of 2). Solar/hydrogen systems assessment. Final report},
author = {Escher, W. J.D. and Foster, R. W. and Tison, R. R. and Hanson, J. A.},
abstractNote = {Volume II of the Solar/Hydrogen Systems Assessment contract report (2 volumes) is basically a technological source book. Relying heavily on expert contributions, it comprehensively reviews constituent technologies from which can be assembled a wide range of specific solar/hydrogen systems. Covered here are both direct and indirect solar energy conversion technologies; respectively, those that utilize solar radiant energy input directly and immediately, and those that absorb energy from a physical intermediary, previously energized by the sun. Solar-operated hydrogen energy production technologies are also covered in the report. The single most prominent of these is water electrolysis. Utilization of solar-produced hydrogen is outside the scope of the volume. However, the important hydrogen delivery step is treated under the delivery sub-steps of hydrogen transmission, distribution and storage. An exemplary use of the presented information is in the synthesis and analysis of those solar/hydrogen system candidates documented in the report's Volume I. Morever, it is intended that broad use be made of this technology information in the implementation of future solar/hydrogen systems. Such systems, configured on either a distributed or a central-plant basis, or both, may well be of major significance in effecting an ultimate transition to renewable energy systems.},
doi = {10.2172/5168346},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jun 02 00:00:00 EDT 1980},
month = {Mon Jun 02 00:00:00 EDT 1980}
}

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