WO/2016/066571 PROCESS FOR PRODUCING LIQUID HYDROGEN||WO||06.05.2016|
||PCT/EP2015/074712||SHELL INTERNATIONALE RESEARCH MAATSCHAPPIJ B.V. ||GUPTA, Nikunj |
The invention relates to an integrated process for continuous production of liquid hydrogen, comprising (a) producing gaseous hydrogen by electrolysis; and (b) liquefying said gaseous hydrogen in a hydrogen liquefaction unit, which liquefaction unit is powered by energy essentially from renewable sources; and, (c) when additional power is needed, using electrical energy generated in a process in which electrical energy and hydrogen are co-generated by an integrated electrolysis process comprising: (d) electrolysing a metal salt or mixture of metal salts and water into the corresponding metal or metals, acid or acids, and oxygen (electricity storage phase), and (e) producing gaseous hydrogen and recovering electricity in a regeneration reaction of the metal (s) and acid(s) of step (d) (regeneration phase); wherein at least part of the gaseous hydrogen generated in step (e) is used in step (b) of the process.
09327974 Aluminum hydride production||US||03.05.2016|
||13671067||Mark A. Petrie||Mark A. Petrie|
Methods for producing aluminum hydride are provided herein. Exemplary methods may include combining an amount of aluminum with an amount of a metal in such a way that a eutectic mixture is formed and treating the eutectic mixture with hydrogen gas to produce aluminum hydride. Various methods and processes are conducted under anhydrous conditions or within anhydrous systems.
20160118654 BCC METAL HYDRIDE ALLOYS FOR ELECTROCHEMICAL APPLICATIONS||US||28.04.2016|
||14522832||Ovonic Battery Company, Inc.||Kwo-hsiung Young|
BCC metal hydride alloys historically have limited electrochemical capabilities. Provided are a new examples of these alloys useful as electrode active materials. BCC metal hydride alloys provided include a pressure plateau in the desorption PCT isotherm measured at 30° C. with center between 0.1 MPa and 1.0 MPa, and/or a plateau region between 0.05 weight percent to 0.5 weight percent of H2. This pressure plateau represents a new catalytic phase capable of producing increased capacity in the absence of additional catalytic phases.
20160115019 Integrated Micro-Channel Reformer and Purifier in a Heat Pipe Enclosure for Extracting Ultra-Pure Hydrogen Gas from a Hydrocarbon Fuel||US||28.04.2016|
||14925944||Power & Energy, Inc.||Peter R. Bossard|
The present invention is a system and method of heating a reaction cell that produces hydrogen from a mixture of hydrocarbon fuel and steam. The reaction cell contains a first tube of hydrogen permeable material and a second tube of hydrogen impermeable material. The first tube and the second tube are concentrically positioned so that a gap space exists between the two tubes. A heat pipe structure is utilized to heat the gap space. The heat pipe structure defines an enclosed vapor chamber. A volume of a multi-phase material is disposed within the vapor chamber. The multi-phase material changes phase between a liquid and gas within an operating temperature range. A heating element is used to heat the vapor chamber to the operating temperature range. The vapor chamber transfers heat along its length in the same manner as a heat pipe.
WO/2016/064985 BCC METAL HYDRIDE ALLOYS FOR ELECTROCHEMICAL APPLICATIONS||WO||28.04.2016|
||PCT/US2015/056631||OVONIC BATTERY COMPANY, INC. ||YOUNG, Kwo-hsiung |
BCC metal hydride alloys historically have limited electrochemical capabilities. Provided are a new examples of these alloys useful as electrode active materials. BCC metal hydride alloys provided include a pressure plateau in the desorption PCT isotherm measured at 30°C with center between 0.1 MPa and 1.0 MPa, and/or a plateau region between 0.05 weight percent to 0.5 weight percent of H2. This pressure plateau represents a new catalytic phase capable of producing increased capacity in the absence of additional catalytic phases.
WO/2016/063859 CARBIDE OF POLYTRIAZINE AROMATIC AMIDE RESIN COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME, HYDROGEN STORAGE TANK, AND HYDROGEN FILLING METHOD||WO||28.04.2016|
||PCT/JP2015/079535||M & S RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CO.,LTD. ||NAKANO, Seiko |
[Problem] To provide a hydrogen storage
material that can store a high content of hydrogen at around 1 MPa and between ambient temperature to 100°C, a method for producing the material, a hydrogen storage
tank, and a hydrogen filling method. [Solution] This hydrogen storage
material is provided by a carbide of a polyazine aromatic amide resin composition which is obtained by firing the polyazine aromatic amide resin composition in an atmosphere of inert gas such as nitrogen or under vacuum between 600 to 1100°C, the polyazine aromatic amide resin composition comprising 100 parts by mass of a polytriazine aromatic amide resin and 0 to 400 parts by mass of a porous material. A pressure tank that includes the carbide is used as a hydrogen storage
tank. The outer wall of the tank is preferably vibrated for example by insonification when filling the tank with hydrogen.
20160108809 INTEGRATED INSTALLATION AND METHOD FOR FLEXIBLY USING ELECTRICITY||US||21.04.2016|
||14893524||Georg MARKOWZ||Georg Markowz|
The present invention relates to an integrated plant which comprises a plant for the electrothermic production of hydrogen cyanide and a plant for electricity generation, the plant for the electrothermic production of hydrogen cyanide being connected to the plant for electricity generation via a conduit and electricity being generated in the plant for electricity generation from a product gas obtained in the plant for the electrothermic production of hydrogen cyanide. This integrated plant affords flexible use of electricity by a method in which, at times of a high electricity supply, the plant for the electrothermic production of hydrogen cyanide is operated and at least some of the hydrogen and/or gaseous hydrocarbons obtained in addition to hydrogen cyanide is stored and, at times of a low electricity supply, stored hydrogen and/or gaseous hydrocarbons are fed to the plant for electricity generation.
3008011 SYNTHESIS AND HYDROGEN STORAGE PROPERTIES OF MANGANESE HYDRIDES||EP||20.04.2016|
||14732601||UNIV SOUTH WALES COMMERCIAL SERVICES LTD||ANTONELLI DAVID|
This disclosure relates to novel manganese hydrides, processes for their preparation, and their use in hydrogen storage
applications. The disclosure also relates to processes for preparing manganese dialkyl compounds having high purity, and their use in the preparation of manganese hydrides having enhance hydrogen storage
20160104907 Hydrogen Generator||US||14.04.2016|
||14975485||Intelligent Energy Inc.||Richard A. Langan|
A hydrogen generator and a fuel cell system including a fuel cell battery and the hydrogen generator. The hydrogen generator includes a cartridge, a housing with a cavity to removably contain the cartridge, and an initiation system. The cartridge includes a casing; a plurality of pellets including a hydrogen containing material; a plurality of solid heat transfer members in contact with but not penetrating the casing; a hydrogen outlet in the casing; and a hydrogen flow path from each pellet to the hydrogen outlet. A plurality of heating elements is disposed inside the housing. When the cartridge is in the cavity, each heating element is disposed so heat can be conducted from the heating element and through the casing and corresponding heat transfer member to initiate the release of hydrogen gas. The initiation system can selectively heat one or more pellets to release hydrogen gas as needed.
20160099479 POWER PRODUCTION APPARATUS AND STRUCTURE BLOCK SYSTEM FOR WATER STORAGE FACILITY||US||07.04.2016|
||14375616||BOMECOTEC CO., LTD.||Jae Won PARK|
The invention relates to an electric power generation system for a water storage tank and a storage structure system for a water storage tank wherein the electric power generation system for the water storage tank according to the invention comprises: a water storage tank for storing rainwater or water underground for a specific purpose; an electricity generation part for generating electricity by utilizing water stored in the water storage tank; a cooling part for cooling heat generated at the time of generating electricity by the electricity generation part; and a cooling water supply part for supplying the cooling part with the water stored in the water storage tank. Thereby, dispersed electricity generation facilities can be secured by utilizing open underground spaces of the water storage tank.