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Carbon Dioxide Capture and Hydrogen Production with Membranes

Objective

Hydrogen membrane reactors are an attractive technology for pre-combustion carbon dioxide capture in both coal and gas fired power stations because they combine the efficient conversion of syngas into hydrogen fuel with capture of the remaining carbon dioxide in one reactor. The carbon dioxide is produced at high pressure, reducing the compression energy for transport and storage. CACHET II project will develop innovative metallic membranes and modules for high capacity hydrogen production and separation from a number of fuel sources including natural gas and coal. The DICP membrane developed in FP6 project CACHET along with novel seal and substrate technology will be scaled up and undergo long term stability testing. An optimisation design tool will be built to include the relationship of all key operating parameters; this tool will be used to specify an optimised pilot and commercial membrane module design. The project will research novel binary and tertiary palladium alloys for improved durability and permeance for application to solid based fuels derived syngas and high temperature integrated reforming processes. Fundamental research on high temperature sulphur removal systems will enable sulphur tolerant membranes to become an economic possibility.

Call for proposal

FP7-ENERGY-2009-1
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Coordinator

BP EXPLORATION OPERATING COMPANY LTD
Address
Chertsey Road
TW16 7BP Sunbury-on-thames, Middlesex
United Kingdom

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Bai Song (Ms.)
EU contribution
€ 365 000

Participants (7)

STICHTING ENERGIEONDERZOEK CENTRUM NEDERLAND
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 1 069 325
Address
Westerduinweg 3
1755 LE Petten

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Marinus Reinders (Mr.)
ETHNICON METSOVION POLYTECHNION
Greece
EU contribution
€ 336 250
Address
Heroon Polytechniou 9 Zographou Campus
157 80 Athina

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Despina I. Alatopoulou (Mrs.)
DALIAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
China
EU contribution
€ 372 000
Address
Zhonshan Road 457-41 Shahekou District
116023 Dalian

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Hua Wang (Dr.)
TECHNIP ENERGIES FRANCE
France
EU contribution
€ 141 900
Address
2126 Boulevard De La Defense Immeuble Origine
92741 Nanterre Cedex

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Frank Bastide (Ms.)
STIFTELSEN SINTEF
Norway
EU contribution
€ 885 000
Address
Strindveien 4
7034 Trondheim

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Reidar Buvik (Ms.)
INSTITUTE OF METAL RESEARCH, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
China
EU contribution
€ 535 000
Address
Wenhua Road 72
110016 Shenyang

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Baiyun Tong (Dr.)
POLITECNICO DI MILANO
Italy
EU contribution
€ 195 469
Address
Piazza Leonardo Da Vinci 32
20133 Milano

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Graziano Dragoni (Ms.)