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2015 Annual Progress Report

II. Hydrogen Production

This section of the 2015 Annual Progress Report for the DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program focuses on hydrogen production.

Hydrogen Production Sub-Program Overview, Eric Miller, U.S. Department of Energy

A. Hydrogen Production Analysis

  1. Hydrogen Pathways Analysis for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) and Dark Fermentation, Brian James, Strategic Analysis, Inc.

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B. Electrolysis

  1. Renewable Electrolysis Integrated Systems Development and Testing, Mike Peters, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  2. High-Performance, Long-Lifetime Catalysts for Proton Exchange Membrane Electrolysis, Hui Xu, Giner Electrochemical Systems
  3. Low-Noble-Metal-Content Catalysts/Electrodes for Hydrogen Production by Water Electrolysis, Katherine Ayers, Proton OnSite
  4. High Temperature, High Pressure Electrolysis, Cortney Mittelsteadt, Giner Electrochemical Systems

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C. High-Temperature Thermochemical

  1. High Efficiency Solar Thermochemical Reactor for Hydrogen Production, Anthony McDaniel, Sandia National Laboratories
  2. Flowing Particle Bed Solarthermal Redox Process to Split Water, Al Weimer, University of Colorado
  3. Electrolyzer Component Development for the HyS Thermochemical Cycle, William Summers, Savannah River National Laboratory
  4. Accelerated Discovery of Advanced RedOx Materials for Solar Thermal Water Splitting to Produce Renewable Hydrogen, Charles Musgrave, University of Colorado, Boulder

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D. Photoelectrochemical

  1. New Metal Oxides for Efficient Hydrogen Production via Solar Water Splitting, Yanfa Yan, University of Toledo
  2. Tunable Photoanode-Photocathode-Catalyst Interface Systems for Efficient Solar Water Splitting, G. Charles Dismukes, Rutgers University
  3. High-Efficiency Tandem Absorbers for Economical Solar Hydrogen Production, Todd Deutsch, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  4. Wide Bandgap Chalcopyrite Photoelectrodes for Direct Solar Water Splitting, Nicolas Gaillard, University of Hawaii

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E. Biological

  1. Fermentation and Electrohydrogenic Approaches to Hydrogen Production, Pin-Ching Maness, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  2. Improving Cyanobacterial O2-Tolerance Using CBS Hydrogenase for H2 Production, Pin-Ching Maness, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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F. Separations and Bio-Feedstock Conversion

  1. Monolithic Piston-Type Reactor for Hydrogen Production through Rapid Swing of Reforming/Combustion Reactions, Wei Liu, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  2. Reformer-Electrolyzer-Purifier (REP) for Production of Hydrogen, Fred Jahnke, FuelCell Energy, Inc.

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