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2006 Annual Progress Report

VI. Technology Validation

This section of the 2006 Progress Report for the DOE Hydrogen Program focuses on technology validation.

Technology Validation Sub-Program Overview, Sigmund Gronich, Technology Validation Team Lead, DOE Hydrogen Program (PDF 150 KB)

A. Vehicle Demonstrations

  1. Hydrogen to the Highways, Klaus BonHoff, DaimlerChrysler (PDF 419 KB)
  2. Ford & BP Controlled Hydrogen Fleet and Infrastructure Demonstration and Validation Project, Greg Frenette, Ford Motor Company (PDF 390 KB)
  3. Controlled Hydrogen Fleet and Infrastructure Demonstration and Validation Project, Dan Casey, Chevron Technology Ventures (PDF 286 KB)
  4. Controlled Hydrogen Fleet and Infrastructure Demonstration and Validation Project, Roz Sell, General Motors (PDF 93 KB)
  5. California Hydrogen Infrastructure Project, Ed Heydorn, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (PDF 240 KB)
  6. Fuelcell-Powered Underground Mine Loader Vehicle, David Barnes, Vehicle Projects LLC (PDF 699 KB)

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B. Distributed Reforming

  1. Novel Compression and Fueling Apparatus to Meet Hydrogen Vehicle Range Requirements, Richard Klippstein, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (PDF 428 KB)
  2. Development of a Turnkey Hydrogen Fueling Station, David Guro, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (PDF 335 KB)
  3. Development of a Natural Gas to Hydrogen Fuel Station, Bill Liss, GTI (PDF 737 KB)

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C. Power Parks

  1. DTE Energy Hydrogen Technology Park, Rob Bacyinski, DTE Energy (PDF 346 KB)
  2. Hydrogen Power Park - Business Opportunities Concept Project, Raymond Hobbs, Arizona Public Service (PDF 281 KB)
  3. NextEnergy Center Microgrid and Hydrogen Fueling Facility, Dave McLean, NextEnergy Center (PDF 113 KB)

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D. Storage

  1. Storage of Hydrogen in Cryogenic Capable Pressure Vessels, Salvador Aceves, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (PDF 426 KB)

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E. Energy Station

  1. Research and Development of a PEM Fuel Cell, Hydrogen Reformer, and Vehicle Refueling Facility, Edward Kiczek, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (PDF 346 KB)
  2. Validation of an Integrated Hydrogen Energy Station, Greg Keenan, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (PDF 348 KB)
  3. Chattanooga Fuel Cell Demonstration Project, Henry McDonald, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (PDF 393 KB)

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F. Renewables

  1. Hydrogen Filling Station, Robert Boehm, UNLV Research Foundation (PDF 710 KB)

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G. Systems Analysis

  1. Controlled Hydrogen Fleet and Infrastructure Analysis, Keith Wipke, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (PDF 1.30 MB)
  2. Power Parks System Simulation, Andy Lutz, Sandia National Laboratories (PDF 442 KB)
  3. Technology Validation: Fuel Cell Bus Evaluations, Leslie Eudy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (PDF 707 KB)

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H. Cross-Cutting

  1. Evaluation of Technical Feasibility of Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engine Fueled with Hydrogen, Natural Gas, and DME, Mike Chol-Bum Kweon, GTI (PDF 68 KB)
  2. Hydrogen-Assisted IC Engine Combustion as a Route to Hydrogen Implementation, Andre Boehman, Pennsylvania State University (PDF 58 KB)
  3. Performance, Reliability, and Emissions Characterization of Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines Fueled with Hydrogen/Natural Gas Blends, Kirby Chapman, Kansas State University (PDF 58 KB)

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