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2015 Annual Progress Report

IV. Hydrogen Storage

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

Hydrogen Storage Sub-Program Overview, Ned Stetson, U.S. Department of Energy

A. Analysis

  1. System Analysis of Physical and Materials-Based Hydrogen Storage, Rajesh Ahluwalia, Argonne National Laboratory
  2. Hydrogen Storage Cost Analysis, Brian James, Strategic Analysis, Inc.

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B. Engineering—Hydrogen Storage Engineering Center of Excellence (HSECoE)

  1. Hydrogen Storage Engineering Center of Excellence, Don Anton, Savannah River National Laboratory
  2. Ford/BASF-SE/UM Activities in Support of the Hydrogen Storage Engineering Center of Excellence, Michael Veenstra, Ford Motor Company
  3. Microscale Enhancement of Heat and Mass Transfer for Hydrogen Energy Storage, Kevin Drost, Oregon State University
  4. Advancement of Systems Designs and Key Engineering Technologies for Materials-Based Hydrogen Storage, Bart van Hassel, United Technologies Research Center
  5. Systems Engineering of Chemical Hydrogen Storage and Cryo-Sorbent Storage, Pressure Vessel, and Balance of Plant for Onboard Hydrogen Storage, Kriston Brooks, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  6. System Design, Analysis, and Modeling, and Media Engineering Properties for Hydrogen Storage Systems, Matthew Thornton, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  7. Development of Improved Composite Pressure Vessels for Hydrogen Storage, Norman Newhouse, Hexagon Lincoln
  8. Chemical Hydrogen Rate Modeling, Validation, and System Demonstration, Troy Semelsberger, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  9. Testing, Modeling, and Evaluation of Innovative Hydrogen Storage System Designs, Mei Cai, General Motors Company

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C. Hydrogen Storage Materials

  1. Hydrogen Storage in Metal-Organic Frameworks, Jeffrey Long, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  2. Hydrogen Sorbent Measurement Qualification and Characterization, Phil Parilla, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  3. Neutron Characterization in Support of the DOE Hydrogen Storage Sub-Program, Terry Udovic, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  4. High-Capacity Hydrogen Storage Systems via Mechanochemistry, Vitalij Pecharsky, Ames Laboratory
  5. Electrochemical Reversible Formation of α-Alane, Ragaiy Zidan, Savannah River National Laboratory
  6. Low-Cost a-Alane for Hydrogen Storage, Richard Martin, Ardica Technologies
  7. Novel Carbon(C)-Boron(B)-Nitrogen(N)-Containing H2 Storage Materials, Shih-Yuan Liu, Boston College
  8. Boron-Based Hydrogen Storage: Ternary Borides and Beyond, John Vajo, HRL Laboratories
  9. Improving the Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Mg(BH4)2 for Hydrogen Storage, Brandon Wood, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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D. Advanced Tanks

  1. Innovative Development, Selection and Testing to Reduce Cost and Weight of Materials for Balance-of-Plant Components, Chris San Marchi, Sandia National Laboratories
  2. Thermomechanical Cycling of Thin Liner High-Fiber Fraction Cryogenic Pressure Vessels Rapidly Refueled by LH2 Pump to 700 Bar, Salvador Aceves, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  3. Enhanced Materials and Design Parameters for Reducing the Cost of Hydrogen Storage Tanks, David Gotthold, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  4. Next Generation Hydrogen Storage Vessels Enabled by Carbon Fiber Infusion with a Low Viscosity, High Toughness System, Brian Edgecombe, Materia
  5. Melt Processable PAN Precursor for High-Strength, Low-Cost Carbon Fibers (Phase II), Felix Paulauskas, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  6. Achieving Hydrogen Storage Goals through High-Strength Fiber Glass, Hong Li, PPG Industries
  7. Optimizing the Cost and Performance of Composite Cylinders for H2 Storage Using a Graded Construction, Andrea Haight, Composite Technology Development

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E. Basic Energy Sciences

  1. Complex Hydrides – A New Frontier for Future Energy Applications, Vitalij Pecharsky, Ames Laboratory
  2. Elucidation of Hydrogen Interaction Mechanisms with Metal-Doped Carbon Nanostructures, Ragaiy Zidan, Savannah River National Laboratory
  3. Activation of Hydrogen Under Ambient Conditions by Main Group Molecules, Philip Power, University of California, Davis
  4. Elucidation of Hydride Interaction Mechanisms with Carbon Nanostructures and the Formation of Novel Nanocomposites, Puru Jena, Virginia Commonwealth University

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