Journal article

The opportunity of membrane technology for hydrogen purification in the power to hydrogen (P2H) roadmap: a review.

Hiep Thuan Lu, Wen Li, Ehsan Soroodan Miandoab, Shinji Kanehashi, Guoping Hu

Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering | Springer Verlag | Published : 2021


The global energy market is in a transition towards low carbon fuel systems to ensure the sustainable development of our society and economy. This can be achieved by converting the surplus renewable energy into hydrogen gas. The injection of hydrogen (⩽10% v/v) in the existing natural gas pipelines is demonstrated to have negligible effects on the pipelines and is a promising solution for hydrogen transportation and storage if the end-user purification technologies for hydrogen recovery from hydrogen enriched natural gas (HENG) are in place. In this review, promising membrane technologies for hydrogen separation is revisited and presented. Dense metallic membranes are highlighted with the ab..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors acknowledge the support of Early Career Researcher Grants Scheme awarded by the University of Melbourne entitled 'Production of High Purity Hydrogen from Mixed Pipeline Gases' and Future Fuel Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) 'Novel Separation Technology development for hydrogen and future fuels systems'.