Utilisation of alkaline electrolysers in existing distribution networks to increase the amount of integrated wind capacity

Mahdi Kiaee, David Infield, Andrew Cruden

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Abstract

Hydrogen could become a significant fuel in the future especially within the transportation sector. Alkaline electrolysers supplied with power from renewable energy sources could be utilised to provide carbon free hydrogen for future hydrogen filling stations supplying Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles (HFCV), or Internal Combustion Engines (ICEs) modified to burn hydrogen. However, there is a need to develop and use appropriate strategies such that the technology delivers greater economic and environmental benefits.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-20
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Energy Storage
Volume16
Early online date30 Jan 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Apr 2018

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Keywords

  • alkaline electrolyser
  • renewable power
  • active network management
  • distribution network
  • hydrogen station
  • extended optimal power flow

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