Optimization-based technoeconomic analysis of molten-media methane pyrolysis for reducing industrial sector CO2 emissions

  title={Optimization-based technoeconomic analysis of molten-media methane pyrolysis for reducing industrial sector CO2 emissions},
  author={Gregory A. Von Wald and Mohammad S. Masnadi and D. Chester Upham and Adam R. Brandt},
  journal={Sustainable Energy and Fuels},
The industrial sector accounts for nearly a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. To achieve climate change mitigation targets, reductions in energy-related and process emissions from industry are crucial. Methane pyrolysis could be used to produce low-carbon hydrogen (H2) for distributed energy end-uses and for industrial processes while generating a solid carbon product that can be permanently sequestered or sold as a manufacturing feedstock. This work analyzes methane pyrolysis via a… 
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