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COmbined Solution of Metal HYdride and mechanical Compressors: DEmonstration in the Hysoparc green H2 MObility project

PROJECTS
Funding
European
European Union
Duration
-
Status
Ongoing
Geo-spatial type
Other
Total project cost
€3 773 859
EU Contribution
€2 999 637
Project Acronym
COSMHYC DEMO
STRIA Roadmaps
Low-emission alternative energy for transport (ALT)
Infrastructure (INF)
Transport mode
Multimodal icon
Transport policies
Societal/Economic issues,
Safety/Security,
Deployment planning/Financing/Market roll-out
Transport sectors
Passenger transport,
Freight transport

Overview

Call for proposal
H2020-JTI-FCH-2020-1
Link to CORDIS
Background & Policy context

Hydrogen mobility is gaining unprecedented momentum through the deployment of passenger & heavy-duty FCEVs. Although the number of Hydrogen Refuelling Stations (HRS) is increasing, the development of a refuelling infrastructure remains a major issue. Today, the compressor is the most challenging component in an HRS in terms of costs and reliability.

Objectives

The COSMHYC consortium developed an innovative compression solution (which combines metal hydride and diaphragm compressors), specifically addressing the needs of H2 mobility. In previous research projects, comprehensive tests enabled this technology to reach TRL5. The solution is now ready for real-life validation within the COSMHYC DEMO project. The aim is to demonstrate that it is well adapted to commercial use for a wide range of H2 applications. 

Methodology

The project includes design, construction and integration of the demonstrator in a new dual-pressure HRS supplied with green hydrogen from solar-powered water electrolysis. This HRS is a central part of HYSOPARC, a project implemented by CCTVI (a grouping of municipalities) near Tours, France, for driving regional development based on H2 technologies. The HRS will supply a fleet of 700 bar passenger vehicles, 350 bar utility vehicles and a 700 bar garbage truck. This project presents a great opportunity to demonstrate the effectiveness and versatility of the innovative compression solution.

The consortium will achieve further innovations on the compression solution followed by a 15 month demonstration phase within the HRS. The compression solution will be CE-certified & will meet latest refuelling standards, incl. for hydrogen purity. An advisory committee will support the partners to validate the solution against the needs of end-users. Market entry will be prepared through a techno-economic analysis and extensive communication, dissemination and exploitation activities, maximising the economic, environmental and societal impacts of the project.

Funding

Parent Programmes
Institution Type
Public institution
Institution Name
European Commission
Type of funding
Public (EU)
Specific funding programme
H2020-EU.3.4.6.
Other Programme
FCH-01-8-2020 Scale-up and demonstration of innovative hydrogen compressor technology for full-scale hydrogen refuelling station

Partners

Lead Organisation
Organisation
Eifer Europaisches Institut Fur Energieforschung Edf Kit Ewiv
Address
EMMY NOETHER STRASSE 11, 76131 KARLSRUHE, Germany
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€542 745
Partner Organisations
Organisation
Steinbeis Innovation Ggmbh
Address
ADORNOSTRASSE 8, 70599 STUTTGART, Germany
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€350 250
Organisation
Mahytec Sarl
Address
Avenue De Verdun 210, 39100 Dole, France
EU Contribution
€649 688
Organisation
Communaute De Communes Touraine Vallee De L'indre
Address
6 PLACE ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY ZAE ISOPARC, 37250 SORIGNY, France
EU Contribution
€300 125
Organisation
Eifhytec
Address
RUE DE L'ACADEMIE 11, 67000 STRASBOURG, France
EU Contribution
€506 829
Organisation
Nel Hydrogen As
Address
INDUSTRIPARKEN 34 B LIND, 7400 HERNING, Denmark
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€650 001

Technologies

Technology Theme
Fuel cells and hydrogen fuel
Technology
Hydrogen refuelling station using ionic compressor
TRL
TRL 5
Development phase
Demonstration/prototyping/Pilot Production

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