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Development of the most Cost-efficient Hydrogen production unit based on AnioN exchange membrane ELectrolysis

Project description

New membrane and advanced catalysts slash costs of hydrogen production by electrolysis

Bringing together academia and industry, the EU-funded CHANNEL project is developing a novel, cost efficient 2 kW electrolyser stack based on anion exchange membrane (AEM) to boost hydrogen generation by water electrolysis. The AEM electrolyser will use low-cost materials including non-platinum group metal electrocatalysts, porous transport layers, current collectors, bipolar plates, and state-of-the-art anion exchange membranes and ionomers. The electrolyser will be designed to operate at differential pressure with a capital cost equal to or lower than classical alkaline electrolysis. However, unlike alkaline technology, CHANNEL’s AEM electrolyser aims to achieve efficiency and current density operation close to that of a proton exchange membrane electrolyser.

Coordinator

SINTEF AS
Net EU contribution
€ 388 875,00
Address
Strindvegen 4
7034 Trondheim
Norway
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (5)

EVONIK OPERATIONS GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 417 016,25
Address
Rellinghauser Strasse 1-11
45128 Essen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Nordrhein-Westfalen Düsseldorf Essen, Kreisfreie Stadt
 
ENAPTER SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 397 750,00
SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Address
Via Lavoria 56/G
56040 Crespina Lorenzana
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM JULICH GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 433 546,25
Address
Wilhelm Johnen Strasse
52428 Julich
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
NORGES TEKNISK-NATURVITENSKAPELIGE UNIVERSITET NTNU
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 323 968,75
Address
Hogskoleringen 1
7491 Trondheim
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
SHELL GLOBAL SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL BV
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 38 750,00
Address
Lange Kleiweg 40
2288 GK Rijswijk
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Agglomeratie ’s-Gravenhage