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Title: System for the co-production of electricity and hydrogen

Abstract

Described herein is a system for the co-generation of hydrogen gas and electricity, wherein the proportion of hydrogen to electricity can be adjusted from 0% to 100%. The system integrates fuel cell technology for power generation with fuel-assisted steam-electrolysis. A hydrocarbon fuel, a reformed hydrocarbon fuel, or a partially reformed hydrocarbon fuel can be fed into the system.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. San Jose, CA
  2. Lodi, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
917197
Patent Number(s):
7276306
Application Number:
10/388,141
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
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
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01M - PROCESSES OR MEANS, e.g. BATTERIES, FOR THE DIRECT CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
08 HYDROGEN

Citation Formats

Pham, Ai Quoc, and Anderson, Brian Lee. System for the co-production of electricity and hydrogen. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Pham, Ai Quoc, & Anderson, Brian Lee. System for the co-production of electricity and hydrogen. United States.
Pham, Ai Quoc, and Anderson, Brian Lee. Tue . "System for the co-production of electricity and hydrogen". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/917197.
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