elib
DLR-Header
DLR-Logo -> http://www.dlr.de
DLR Portal Home | Imprint | Privacy Policy | Contact | Deutsch
Fontsize: [-] Text [+]

Hydrogen Production by Solar Reforming of Natural Gas: A Comparison Study of Two Possible Process Configurations

Möller, Stephan and Kaucic, Dario and Sattler, Christian (2006) Hydrogen Production by Solar Reforming of Natural Gas: A Comparison Study of Two Possible Process Configurations. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, pp. 16-23. Transaction of ASME. DOI: 10.1115/1.2164447

[img] PDF - Registered users only
878kB

Official URL: http://scitation.aip.org/ASMEJournals/Solar/

Abstract

Solar steam reforming of natural gas (NG) is a possibility to lower the cost for introducing renewable hydrogen production technologies to the market by a combination of fossil fuel and solar energy. It comprises the production of hydrogen from NG and steam that acts as a chemical storage for hydrogen and solar energy as the renewable energy source to heat up the system and set free the hydrogen. Using the solar reformer technology fuel savings of up to 40% compared to a conventional plant are expected. The CO<sub>2</sub> emissions can be reduced accordingly. The cost study shows that hydrogen produced by solar reforming might cost between 4.5 and 4.7 ct<sub>€</sub>/kWh (LHV of H<sub>2</sub>) today. Therefore, it is only about 20% more expensive than conventionally produced hydrogen. Rising prices for NG will result in favorable conditions for the solar technology.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/21996/
Document Type:Article
Title:Hydrogen Production by Solar Reforming of Natural Gas: A Comparison Study of Two Possible Process Configurations
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Möller, StephanUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Kaucic, DarioUniversität FlensburgUNSPECIFIED
Sattler, ChristianUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date:February 2006
Journal or Publication Title:Journal of Solar Energy Engineering
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
DOI :10.1115/1.2164447
Page Range:pp. 16-23
Editors:
EditorsEmail
Steinfeld, AldoUNSPECIFIED
Publisher:Transaction of ASME
Status:Published
Keywords:Solar, Steam Reforming, Reforming, Natural Gas, Hydrogen,
HGF - Research field:Energy
HGF - Program:Renewable Energies
HGF - Program Themes:E SF - Solar research (old)
DLR - Research area:Energy
DLR - Program:E SF - Solar research
DLR - Research theme (Project):E - Solare Stoffumwandlung (old)
Location: Stuttgart
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics > Solar Research
Deposited By: Sattler, Prof. Dr. Christian
Deposited On:15 Mar 2006
Last Modified:12 Dec 2013 20:09

Repository Staff Only: item control page

Browse
Search
Help & Contact
Information
electronic library is running on EPrints 3.3.12
Copyright © 2008-2017 German Aerospace Center (DLR). All rights reserved.