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ELEKTRO 7/2021 was released on October 1st 2021. Its digital version will be available on November 1st 2021.

Topic: Power engineering; Electricity quality; Renewable Energy

Main article
Local specifics of South-Bohemian region regarding usage of alternative fuel cars

SVĚTLO (Light) 4-5/2021 was released 9.17.2021. Its digital version will be available 9.17.2021.

Lighting installations
Lighting reconstruction of underpass and platforms of Ústí nad Orlicí railway station

Public lighting
The lighting of park at Episcopal Residence of Ostrava-Opava in Ostrava
Outdoor lighting systems and intrusive light
Generel of public lighting 9th part
Environmental viewpoint

Revolutionary Way to Store Hydrogen on a Liquid Carrier

17. 5. 2021 | Hydrogen Fuel News | www.hydrogenfuelnews.com

Hydrogen is the most environmentally friendly of the earth’s energy resources. It is also the most abundant. Battery technology has improved markedly over the last few decades but is limited to cars and small trucks due to its size, weight and lengthy recharging times. Thus, the lure of hydrogen remains strong with many millions being invested on ways to produce and use hydrogen in a cost-effective manner.

What has been missing are improved methods for safely storing, transporting and dispensing hydrogen. Kontak is an early-stage technology company in Seattle that has patented a novel method for storing hydrogen chemically bound to a liquid carrier and safely releasing it on demand. Kontak’s method is safer and much less expensive than compressed or liquid hydrogen and can carry up to three times as much hydrogen energy as compressed hydrogen.

Storing hydrogen

Kontak’s novel release method uses up to 320,000 microtubes bundled together and heated by precisely controlled magnetic induction. The key: expose each molecule of the carrier to a precisely heated catalyst. The patent includes an infrared imager to monitor the temperature of each microtube and adjust heating in real time. The hydrogen is filtered and sent directly to a fuel cell.

Read more at Hydrogen Fuel News

Image Credit: Kontak