Development of an Electrochemical Separator + Compressor

Award Information
Agency: Department of Energy
Branch: N/A
Contract: DE-FG02-09ER85609
Agency Tracking Number: 90695
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: 22 a
Solicitation Number: DE-PS02-08ER08-34
Small Business Information
114 Harvest Lane, Glastonbury, CT, 06033
DUNS: 795426746
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Trent Molter
 Dr.
 (860) 918-5432
 sustainableinnov@aol.com
Business Contact
 Trent Molter
Title: Dr.
Phone: (860) 918-5432
Email: sustainableinnov@aol.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
With the depletion of fossil fuel reserves and a global requirement for the development of a sustainable economy, hydrogen-based energy is becoming increasingly important. Production, purification, and compression of hydrogen represent key technical challenges for the implementation of a hydrogen economy, especially in the transportation sector. These processes must be robust, efficient, and cost effective in order to have value in meeting our growing energy needs. This project seeks to address high purity/high pressure hydrogen needs by developing an efficient, low-cost technology that combines a solid state electrochemical hydrogen separator and a compressor (EHS+C). Commercial Applications and other Benefits as described by the awardee:The EHS+C technology should enable an efficient, distributed hydrogen fueling infrastructure for the transportation sector. It also offers the opportunity to provide distributed generation and storage of high-pressure high-purity hydrogen in commercial markets by leveraging the hydrogen generation capability of commercial fuel cell systems currently being deployed

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