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Title: Hydrogen and carbon monoxide generation using an REP with partial oxidation

Abstract

A system for producing at least one of hydrogen or carbon monoxide includes at least one fuel cell, including an anode and a cathode separated by an electrolyte matrix. The at least one fuel cell further includes a power supply for applying a reverse voltage to the at least one fuel cell to operate the fuel cell in reverse as an electrolyzer. The anode is configured to receive a partially-reformed fuel and output a gas comprising hydrogen. The cathode is configured to output a gas comprising carbon dioxide and oxygen. The system further includes at least one oxidizer configured to receive the carbon dioxide and oxygen from the cathode and fuel from a fuel supply, the at least one oxidizer configured to output a partially-oxidized fuel comprising carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
FuelCell Energy, Danbury, CT (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1600244
Patent Number(s):
10465305
Application Number:
15/980,356
Assignee:
FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Danbury, CT)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01M - PROCESSES OR MEANS, e.g. BATTERIES, FOR THE DIRECT CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0006669
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 05/15/2018
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Jahnke, Fred C., and Lambrech, Matthew. Hydrogen and carbon monoxide generation using an REP with partial oxidation. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Jahnke, Fred C., & Lambrech, Matthew. Hydrogen and carbon monoxide generation using an REP with partial oxidation. United States.
Jahnke, Fred C., and Lambrech, Matthew. Tue . "Hydrogen and carbon monoxide generation using an REP with partial oxidation". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1600244.
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title = {Hydrogen and carbon monoxide generation using an REP with partial oxidation},
author = {Jahnke, Fred C. and Lambrech, Matthew},
abstractNote = {A system for producing at least one of hydrogen or carbon monoxide includes at least one fuel cell, including an anode and a cathode separated by an electrolyte matrix. The at least one fuel cell further includes a power supply for applying a reverse voltage to the at least one fuel cell to operate the fuel cell in reverse as an electrolyzer. The anode is configured to receive a partially-reformed fuel and output a gas comprising hydrogen. The cathode is configured to output a gas comprising carbon dioxide and oxygen. The system further includes at least one oxidizer configured to receive the carbon dioxide and oxygen from the cathode and fuel from a fuel supply, the at least one oxidizer configured to output a partially-oxidized fuel comprising carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen.},
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journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {11}
}

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