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Workshop: Hydrogen fuel quality assurance for PEM fuel cells

Workshop: Hydrogen fuel quality assurance for PEM fuel cells

Trondheim (to be announced)
Trondheim, Norway view in map
06/06/2017 13:00 Add to calendar
07/06/2017 14:00

3rd HYCORA workshop


Hydrogen quality assurance is a guarantor for PEM fuel cell life; thus, key to the success of hydrogen as an energy carrier.

Identifying critical needs to develop nozzle sampling methods and hydrogen contaminant analysis tools through data collection and modelling to guide research on impact on PEM fuel cells of selected hydrogen fuel contaminants by qualitative and quantitative risk assessment is in the focus of the HyCoRa project funded by FCH-JU.

The workshop will combine R&D and industry in the whole value chain, from hydrogen production via distribution/dispensing to end use, to discuss relevant hydrogen fuel quality topics.

Presentations will also summarize the final research results of the HyCora project to steer panel discussion eventually to allow OEM proving feedback and their views.


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Agenda, Day 1:

11:00-12:00: Tour SINTEF H2 labs
13:00-13:30: Arrival, registration and light lunch
13:30-13:40: Welcome & opening remarks
13:40-14:00: HyCoRA project objectives, scope and brief summary of results, Jaana Viitakangas VTT
14:00-14:20: Intro to importance of fuel quality, Felix Blank, Daimler
14:20-14:40: Catalyst/MEA vs fuel quality, TBC, NN
14:40-15:20: Break
15:20-15:50: HYCORA impurity measurements: HCHO and HCOOH, Jaana Viitakangas, VTT
15:50-16:10: HYCORA risk assessment model, Jari Ihonen, VTT
16:10-16:30: Impact of CO and H2S on single cell and stack performance, Sylvie Escribano / Irina Profatilova, CEA
16:30-17:30: Discussions first day
20:00: Dinner

Agenda, Day 2:

09:00-09:20: Results from 3rd HyCoRA sampling campaign, Ole Kjos, SINTEF
09:20-09:40: Summary of HRS sampling and analysis in HyCoRa, Thor A. Aarhaug, SINTEF
09:40-10:00: Impurity sourcing from HRS, Bjørn Gregert Halvorsen, NEL Hydrogen
10:00-10:30: Break
10:30-10:50: Analytical methods for hydrogen fuel QC, Thomas Baquart, NPL
10:50-11:10: Impurities from hydrogen production, Bruno Gozlan, Air Liquide
11:10-11:30: Hydrogen fuel quality activities in USA/Germany, TBC
11:30-11:50: Fuel quality standard revision, Thor A. Aarhaug, SINTEF
11:50-13:00: Lunch
13:00-14:00: Discussion, feedback & recommendations
14:00: Closing remarks
End of workshop

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