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Natural Gas to generate hydrogen, fuel cell?

  1. Dec 9, 2012 #1
    Hi all, one last question for today - Given steam reforming of natural gas to generate hydrogen, what is the major difficulty with it with respect to most fuel cells? Thank you,
     
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  3. Dec 9, 2012 #2

    russ_watters

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    I'm not sure there is a difficulty with it. You can reform it or use it directly.
     
  4. Dec 9, 2012 #3
    So we would use the hydrogen (Made from steam reforming via natural gas) to make the fuel cells then? Thank you-
     
  5. Dec 10, 2012 #4
    Any other fuel cell pros in the community?
     
  6. Dec 11, 2012 #5

    russ_watters

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    I'm not really sure what you are asking. Could you rephrase? Have you done any of your own research?
     
  7. Dec 11, 2012 #6

    jim mcnamara

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    This kind of sounds like an assignment/homework question.

    Can you please post your requirements?
     
  8. Dec 12, 2012 #7

    NascentOxygen

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    I think I've seen (a test setup described) where the hydrogen content in natural gas is used by having the fuel cell connected to the town gas system and incorporating a filter to extract only the light molecules of hydrogen and use that as its fuel.
     
  9. Dec 12, 2012 #8

    CWatters

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steam_reforming

     
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