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2012 Annual Progress Report

II. Hydrogen Production

This section of the 2012 Annual Progress Report for the DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program focuses on hydrogen production.

Hydrogen Production Sub-Program Overview, Sara Dillich, U.S. Department of Energy

A. Distributed Bio-Derived Liquid Production

  1. Biomass-Derived Liquids Distributed (Aqueous Phase) Reforming, David King, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  2. Distributed Bio-Oil Reforming, Stefan Czernik, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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B. Biomass Gasification

  1. One Step Biomass Gas Reforming-Shift Separation Membrane Reactor, Mike Roberts, Gas Technology Institute

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C. Separations

  1. Development of Hydrogen Selective Membranes/Modules as Reactors/Separators for Distributed Hydrogen Production, Paul Liu, Media and Process Technology Inc.
  2. High Process Intensification of Hydrogen Unit Operations Using an Electrochemical Device, Glenn Eisman, H2Pump, LLC

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D. Electrolysis

  1. PEM Electrolyzer Incorporating an Advanced Low-Cost Membrane, Monjid Hamdan, Giner Electrochemical Systems, LLC
  2. High Performance, Low Cost Hydrogen Generation from Renewable Energy, Katherine Ayers, Proton OnSite
  3. Renewable Electrolysis Integrated Systems Development and Testing, Kevin Harrison, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  4. Hour-by-Hour Cost Modeling of Optimized Central Wind-Based Water Electrolysis Production, Genevieve Saur, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  5. Low-Cost Large-Scale PEM Electrolysis for Renewable Energy Storage, Katherine Ayers, Proton OnSite

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E. High-Temperature Thermochemical

  1. Solar High-Temperature Water Splitting Cycle with Quantum Boost, Robin Taylor, Science Applications International Corporation
  2. Membrane/Electrolyzer Development in the Cu-Cl Thermochemical Cycle, Michele Lewis, Argonne National Laboratory
  3. Solar Hydrogen Production with a Metal Oxide-Based Thermochemical Cycle, Anthony McDaniel, Sandia National Laboratories
  4. Solar-Thermal ALD Ferrite-Based Water Splitting Cycle, Al Weimer, University of Colorado

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F. Photoelectrochemical

  1. Directed Nano-Scale and Macro-Scale Architectures for Semiconductor Absorbers and Transparent Conducting Substrates for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting, Thomas Jaramillo, Stanford University
  2. Semiconductor Materials for Photoelectrolysis, John Turner, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  3. Characterization and Optimization of Photoelectrode Surfaces for Solar-to-Chemical Fuel Conversion, Tadashi Ogitsu, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  4. Characterization of Materials for Photoelectrochemical (PEC) Hydrogen Production, Clemens Heske, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  5. Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production, Arun Madan, MVSystems, Incorporated
  6. Critical Research for Cost-Effective Photoelectrochemical Production of Hydrogen, Liwei Xu, Midwest Optoelectronics, LLC
  7. Photoelectrochemical Materials: Theory and Modeling, Muhammad Huda, University of Texas at Arlington

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G. Biological

  1. Biological Systems for Hydrogen Photoproduction, Maria Ghirardi, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  2. Fermentation and Electrohydrogenic Approaches to Hydrogen Production, Pin-Ching Maness, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  3. Hydrogen from Water in a Novel Recombinant Oxygen-Tolerant Cyanobacterial System, Phil Weyman, J. Craig Venter Institute
  4. Maximizing Light Utilization Efficiency and Hydrogen Production in Microalgal Cultures, Tasios Melis, University of California, Berkeley

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H. Production

  1. Unitized Design for Home Refueling Appliance for Hydrogen Generation to 5,000 psi, Timothy Norman, Giner Electrochemical Systems, LLC
  2. Hydrogen by Wire – Home Fueling System, Luke Dalton, Proton Energy Systems

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