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Thermoeconomic analysis of large solid oxide fuel cell plants: Atmospheric vs. pressurized performance
A detailed thermoeconomic analysis of two large solid oxide fuel cell-based power plants operating at atmospheric pressure and 20 bar, respectively, is assessed in this work. The analyzed systemsExpand
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Energy and economic analysis of a water scrubbing based biogas upgrading process for biomethane injection into the gas grid or use as transportation fuel
This works describes the biogas upgrading process to substituted natural gas (SNG), specifically called biomethane, for grid and vehicle application. The physical processes of carbon dioxideExpand
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Synthetic natural gas via integrated high-temperature electrolysis and methanation: Part I—Energy performance
Abstract In this two-part paper the production of synthetic natural gas (SNG) through integrated plants featuring high temperature electrolysis and subsequent syngas methanation is analyzed. Part oneExpand
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Optimization of dry reforming of methane over Ni/YSZ anodes for solid oxide fuel cells
Abstract This work investigates the catalytic properties of Ni/YSZ anodes as electrodes of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) to be operated under direct dry reforming of methane. The experimental testExpand
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A comparative assessment on hydrogen production from low- and high-temperature electrolysis
Abstract In this work a comparative analysis between low- and high-temperature electrolysis for hydrogen generation is assessed. A hydrogen production system based on Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cells (Expand
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Advanced Methods of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Modeling
Fuel cells are widely regarded as the future of the power and transportation industries. Intensive research in this area now requires new methods of fuel cell operation modeling and cell design.Expand
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Methane-free biogas for direct feeding of solid oxide fuel cells
Abstract This paper deals with the experimental analysis of the performance and degradation issues of a Ni-based anode-supported solid oxide fuel cell fed by a methane-free biogas from dark-anaerobicExpand
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Design of experiments for fitting regression models on the tubular SOFC CHP100kWe: Screening test, response surface analysis and optimization
Abstract The SOFC CHP 100 kW e Field Unit built by Siemens is operating at the Gas Turbine Technologies in Torino. The generator started up on June 2005, and is delivering around 100 kW e of ACExpand
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Experimental investigation of direct internal reforming of biogas in solid oxide fuel cells
Abstract This work investigates the behaviour of planar solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) fed by two different fuel mixtures that simulate biogases coming from anaerobic digestion. The fuel mixtures areExpand
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Biogas from the organic fraction of municipal solid waste: dealing with contaminants for a solid oxide fuel cell energy generator.
The present work investigates electricity production using a high efficiency electrochemical generator that employs as fuel a biogas from the dry anaerobic digestion of the organic fraction ofExpand
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