The effect of impurities in bio-ethanol for direct internal reforming molten carbonate fuel cell

Hary Devianto, Jonghee Han, Sung Pil Yoon, SukWoo Nam, Tae Hoon Lim, In Hwan Oh, Seong Ahn Hong, Ho In Lee

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Abstract

The effects of impurities in bio-ethanol, such as diethyl amine, acetic acid, methanol, and propanol, on the performance of direct internal reforming molten carbonate fuel cell (MCFC) are investigated. Single cell with homeprepared Ni/MgO internal reforming catalyst are operated using bio-ethanol with 1% of impurities. The single cell test showed that introduction of diethyl amine and methanol into the fuel enhances the conversion and H2 selectivity. On the other hand, acetic acid and propanol in the fuel decreases the conversion and H2 selectivity. In addition, long term stabilities of the single cells are investigated and significant coke formation is found when the cell is operated with bio-ethanol with 1% of acetic acid.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEFC 2009 - Piero Lunghi Conference, Proceedings of the 3rd European Fuel Cell Technology and Applications Conference
PublisherENEA
Pages117-118
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9788882862114
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Event3rd European Fuel Cell Technology and Applications - Piero Lunghi Conference, EFC 2009 - Rome, Italy
Duration: 2009 Dec 152009 Dec 18

Other

Other3rd European Fuel Cell Technology and Applications - Piero Lunghi Conference, EFC 2009
CountryItaly
CityRome
Period09/12/1509/12/18

Keywords

  • Bio-ethanol
  • Impurities
  • MCFC
  • Reforming

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Fuel Technology

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    Devianto, H., Han, J., Yoon, S. P., Nam, S., Lim, T. H., Oh, I. H., Hong, S. A., & Lee, H. I. (2009). The effect of impurities in bio-ethanol for direct internal reforming molten carbonate fuel cell. In EFC 2009 - Piero Lunghi Conference, Proceedings of the 3rd European Fuel Cell Technology and Applications Conference (pp. 117-118). ENEA.