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Specific energy consumption of PEM water electrolysers in atmospheric and pressurised conditions

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Authors: Koponen Joonas, Kosonen Antti, Huoman Kimmo, Ahola Jero, Ahonen Tero, Ruuskanen Vesa
Publication year: 2016
Language: English
Related Journal or Series Information: European Conference On Power Electronics And Applications
Title of parent publication: 2016 18th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE'16 ECCE Europe)
Start page: 1
End page: 10
ISBN: 978-1-5090-1410-1
eISBN: 978-9-0758-1524-5
JUFO-Level of this publication: 1
Open Access: Not an Open Access publication

Power electronics enable the interconnection between renewable energy and electrolytic hydrogen production. At ambient conditions, the volumetric energy density of hydrogen is low, and therefore pressurisation is required. This paper studies the effect of the hydrogen outlet pressure from PEM electrolysers on the specific energy consumption of water electrolyser systems.

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