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2020 Annual Merit Review: Progress Updates

Infrastructure and Systems R&D

View Infrastructure and Systems R&D presentations prepared for the 2020 Annual Merit Review.

Hydrogen Infrastructure R&D

  1. H-Mat Overview: Metals, Chris San Marchi, Sandia National Laboratories
  2. Fueling Station Component Validation, Genevieve Saur, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  3. Coatings for Compressor Seals, Chris Thompson, GVD Corporation
  4. Dispenser Reliability, Michael Peters, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  5. Cryogenically Flexible, Low Permeability Hydrogen Delivery Hose, Jennifer Lalli, NanoSonic
  6. Self-Healable Copolymer Composites for Extended Service Hydrogen Dispensing Hoses, Marek Urban, Clemson University
  7. Dispenser Reliability: Materials R&D, Nalini Menon, Sandia National Laboratories
  8. Ultra-Cryopump for High Demand Transportation Fueling, Kyle Gross, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
  9. Magnetocaloric Hydrogen Liquefaction, John Barclay, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  10. Low-Cost Magnetocaloric Materials Discovery, Robin Ihnfeldt, General Engineering & Research
  11. Heisenberg Vortex Tube Cooling and Liquefaction, Jacob Leachman, Washington State University
  12. Free-Piston Expander for Hydrogen Cooling, Devin Halliday, Gas Technology Institute
  13. NDE Techniques for Pressure Vessels, Matthew Webster, Luna Innovations
  14. Microstructural Engineering and Accelerated Test Method Development to Achieve Low Cost, High Performance Solutions for Hydrogen Storage and Delivery, Kip Findley, Colorado School of Mines
  15. Tailoring Carbide Dispersed Steels: A Path to Increased Strength and Hydrogen Tolerance, Gregory Thompson, The University of Alabama

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Technology Acceleration

  1. Maritime (Pierside Power) Fuel Cell Generator Project, Lennie Klebanoff, Sandia National Laboratories
  2. Fuel Cell Bus Evaluations, Leslie Eudy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  3. Fuel Cell Hybrid Electric Delivery Van, Jason Hanlin, Center for Transportation and the Environment
  4. Innovative Advanced Hydrogen Mobile Fueler, Sara Odom, Electricore
  5. Analysis of Fuel Cells for Trucks: Real World Benefits, Ram Vijayagopal, Argonne National Laboratory
  6. Autonomous Hydrogen Fueling Station, Dustan Skidmore, Plug Power, Inc.
  7. Rail and Maritime Metrics, Rajesh Ahluwalia, Argonne National Laboratory
  8. MEA Manufacturing R&D, Michael Ulsh, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  9. In-line Quality Control of PEM Materials, Andrew Wagner, Mainstream Engineering
  10. Roll-to-Roll Advanced Materials Manufacturing Lab Collaboration, Claus Daniel, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  11. Material-Process-Performance Relationships in PEM Catalyst Inks and Coated Layers, Michael Ulsh, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  12. Laser 3D Printing of Highly Compacted Protonic Ceramic Electrolyzer Stack, Jianhua "Joshua" Tong, Clemson University
  13. Low-Cost, High Performance Catalyst Coated Membranes for PEM Water Electrolyzers, Andrew Steinbach, 3M
  14. Catalyst Layer Design, Manufacturing, and In-Line Quality Control, Radenka Maric, University of Connecticut
  15. High Temperature Electrolysis Test Stand, James O'Brien, Idaho National Laboratory
  16. Modular SOEC System for Efficient Hydrogen Production at High Current Density, Hossein Ghezel-Ayagh, FuelCell Energy, Inc.
  17. Demonstration of Electrolyzer Operation at a Nuclear Plant to Allow for Dynamic Participation in an Organized Electricity Market and In-House Hydrogen Supply, Uuganbayar Otgonbaatar, Exelon
  18. Demonstration of Integrated Hydrogen Production and Consumption for Improved Utility Operations, Monjid Hamdan, Giner ELX, Inc.
  19. Anode-Boosted Electrolysis, Monjid Hamdan, Giner ELX, Inc.
  20. Electrolyzer Integrated Modular Nano-Array Monolithic Catalytic Reactors, Trent Molter, Skyre, Inc.
  21. Developing Novel Electrodes with Ultralow Catalyst Loading for High Efficiency Hydrogen Production in Proton Exchange Membrane Electrolyzer Cells, Feng-Yuan Zhang, University of Tennessee Space Institute
  22. Power Convertor for Electrolyzer Applications, Robert Hovsapian, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  23. Advanced Electrode Manufacturing to Enable Low Cost PEM Electrolysis, Chris Capuano, Nel Hydrogen
  24. Demonstration and Framework for H2@Scale in Texas and Beyond, Nico Bouwkamp, Frontier Energy Inc.

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Systems Analysis

  1. Market Segmentation Analysis of Medium and Heavy Duty Trucks with a Fuel Cell Emphasis, Chad Hunter, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  2. Impact of Hydrogen Onboard Storage Selection on the Cost of Fueling Fuel Cell Heavy Duty Vehicles, Amgad Elgowainy, Argonne National Laboratory
  3. H2@Scale Analysis, Mark Ruth, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  4. Hydrogen Demand Analysis for H2@Scale, Amgad Elgowainy, Argonne National Laboratory
  5. Energy Storage Analysis, Chad Hunter, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  6. Synthetic Fuels Technoeconomic Analysis and Life Cycle Analysis, Amgad Elgowainy, Argonne National Laboratory
  7. Regional Hybrid Energy Systems Technoeconomic Analysis, Richard Boardman, Idaho National Laboratory

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H2@Scale CRADAs

  1. H2@Scale Overview, Bryan Pivovar, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  2. Membrane Electrode Assembly Manufacturing Automation Technology for the Electrochemical Compression of Hydrogen, Michael Ulsh, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  3. Risk Analysis and Ventilation Modeling to Improve Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Repair Garages, Brian Ehrhart, Sandia National Laboratories
  4. Development, Validation, and Benchmarking of Quantitative Risk Assessment Tools for Hydrogen Refueling Stations, Ethan Hecht, Sandia National Laboratories
  5. Hybrid Electrical/Thermal Hydrogen Production Process Integrated with a Molten Salt Reactor Nuclear Power Plant, Elise Fox, Savannah River National Laboratory
  6. California Hydrogen Infrastructure Research Consortium, Sam Sprik, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  7. Hydrogen Contaminant Detector, Bill Buttner, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  8. Methane Pyrolysis for Base-Grown Carbon Nanotubes and CO2-Free Hydrogen over Transition Metal Catalysts, Robert Dagle, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  9. Electrolyzer-Bioreactor Integration, Kevin Harrison, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  10. Toluene-Methylcyclohexane as Two-Way Carrier for Hydrogen Transmission and Storage, Rajesh Ahluwalia, Argonne National Laboratory
  11. Electrolytic Renewable Fuel Production Optimal Operation Investigation, Josh Eichman, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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