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Title: Adaptation of a commercially available 200 kW natural gas fuel cell power plant for operation on a hydrogen rich gas stream

Abstract

International Fuel Cells (IFC) has designed a hydrogen fueled fuel cell power plant based on a modification of its standard natural gas fueled PC25{trademark} C fuel cell power plant. The natural gas fueled PC25 C is a 200 kW, fuel cell power plant that is commercially available. The program to accomplish the fuel change involved deleting the natural gas processing elements, designing a new fuel pretreatment subsystem, modifying the water and thermal management subsystem, developing a hydrogen burner to combust unconsumed hydrogen, and modifying the control system. Additionally, the required modifications to the manufacturing and assembly procedures necessary to allow the hydrogen fueled power plant to be manufactured in conjunction with the on-going production of the standard PC25 C power plants were identified. This work establishes the design and manufacturing plan for the 200 kW hydrogen fueled PC25 power plant.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
International Fuel Cells, South Windsor, CT (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
670180
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO/10135-T1-Vol.1; FCR-14588A-Vol.1
ON: DE99000117
DOE Contract Number:
FC36-96GO10135; FC36-93CH10571
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Dec 1997
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION; FUEL CELL POWER PLANTS; HYDROGEN FUEL CELLS; NATURAL GAS FUEL CELLS; MODIFICATIONS

Citation Formats

Maston, V.A. Adaptation of a commercially available 200 kW natural gas fuel cell power plant for operation on a hydrogen rich gas stream. United States: N. p., 1997. Web. doi:10.2172/670180.
Maston, V.A. Adaptation of a commercially available 200 kW natural gas fuel cell power plant for operation on a hydrogen rich gas stream. United States. doi:10.2172/670180.
Maston, V.A. Mon . "Adaptation of a commercially available 200 kW natural gas fuel cell power plant for operation on a hydrogen rich gas stream". United States. doi:10.2172/670180. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/670180.
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title = {Adaptation of a commercially available 200 kW natural gas fuel cell power plant for operation on a hydrogen rich gas stream},
author = {Maston, V.A.},
abstractNote = {International Fuel Cells (IFC) has designed a hydrogen fueled fuel cell power plant based on a modification of its standard natural gas fueled PC25{trademark} C fuel cell power plant. The natural gas fueled PC25 C is a 200 kW, fuel cell power plant that is commercially available. The program to accomplish the fuel change involved deleting the natural gas processing elements, designing a new fuel pretreatment subsystem, modifying the water and thermal management subsystem, developing a hydrogen burner to combust unconsumed hydrogen, and modifying the control system. Additionally, the required modifications to the manufacturing and assembly procedures necessary to allow the hydrogen fueled power plant to be manufactured in conjunction with the on-going production of the standard PC25 C power plants were identified. This work establishes the design and manufacturing plan for the 200 kW hydrogen fueled PC25 power plant.},
doi = {10.2172/670180},
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place = {United States},
year = {Mon Dec 01 00:00:00 EST 1997},
month = {Mon Dec 01 00:00:00 EST 1997}
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