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Project NEPTUNE

Project subtitle

Next Generation PEM Electrolyser under New Extremes

Water electrolysis supplied by renewable energy is the foremost technology for producing “green” hydrogen for fuel cell vehicles. The ability to follow rapidly an intermittent load makes this an ideal solution for grid balancing. To achieve large-scale application of PEM electrolysers, a significant reduction of capital costs is required together with a large increase of production rate and output pressure of hydrogen, while assuring high efficiency and safe operation. To address these challenges, a step-change in PEM electrolysis technology is necessary. The NEPTUNE project develops a set of breakthrough solutions at materials, stack and system levels to increase hydrogen pressure to 100 bar and current density to 4 A cm-2 for the base load, while keeping the nominal energy consumption

Project Information

Type of project : Research

Timing : 01/02/2018 > 31/01/2021

Project Budget : 1.926.221 €

Funding



Project partners

Coordinator :

ITM POWER (TRADING) LIMITED

Partners :
CNR - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
ENGIE
EWII Fuel Cells A/S (previously IRD)

PRETEXO

SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS ITALY SPA


Sub project(s)


Project Id: 1246

This project datasheet was last updated on : 19.06.2018

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