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  • 1. Electrolyser Technology: From HLab to HFuel Hannover Messe: Technology Forum, 21 st April 2010 Dr Graham Cooley, CEO ITM POWER | Electrolyser Technology: From HLab to HFuel
  • 2. Electrolyser Technology: From HLab to HFuel Hannover Messe: Technology Forum, 21 st April 2010 Dr Graham Cooley, CEO Contents Company Positioning Technology Snapshot Product Launch Hydrogen Refuelling Outlook Legal Statement ITM POWER | Electrolyser Technology: From HLab to HFuel
  • 3. Company Positioning
  • 4. Company Positioning
    • ITM Power
    • Energy Storage | Clean Fuel
    • Electrolyser Product Range
    • Clean Fuel Product Range
    • Engineering hydrogen solutions
    • Seeking partners
    • Managing field trials
  • 5. Technology Snapshot ITM POWER | Electrolyser Technology: From HLab to HFuel
  • 6. Technology Snapshot
    • A Suite of New Membrane Materials and MEA’s
    • ITM Power’s Unique Selling Propositions are:
    • Low cost (compared to Fluorocarbons)
    • Ease of production
    • New product fabrication routes
    • For both Electrolysers and Fuel Cells
    • Improved water management
  • 7. Technology Snapshot
    • Membrane Engineering
    • Example: Modify equilibrium water content
    Hydrophilic component Cross-linking component
  • 8. Patent Position
    • Patent Position
    • ITM has 25 patents granted or pending:
    • Core materials and production process patent granted
    • Key patents prosecuted via PCT system
    • Follow on patents provide cover for:
    • - Advances in systems engineering
    • - Novel applications
    Comprehensive IP protection: Core patent, WO2002GB04095 (2002) “Hydrophilic polymers and their use as membranes in electrochemical cells” is now granted in most territories.
  • 9. Technology Snapshot
    • Efficiency is Key
    • The MEA efficiency effects:
    • The heat generated
    • The hydrogen cost
    • The membrane lifetime
  • 10. Technology Snapshot
    • MEA Longevity
    • Water quality is important!
    • Membrane preconditioning removes trapped residue from polymerisation
    • Water clean up minimises contamination
    • Establishing evidence base at product level
  • 11. Technology Snapshot
    • Stack Development
    • A good MEA needs a great stack
    • Developed a suite of stack design tools
    • Both theoretical and empirical approaches utilised
    • Test capacity increased to meet the task
  • 12. Technology Snapshot
    • Systems Development
    • From technology provider to product supplier
    • System sizing, integration and packaging
    • CAD and CAE capabilities
    • In-house development of control systems
  • 13. Technology Snapshot
    • Testing and Quality
    • An ISO quality environment
    • Well developed quality control practices
    • Integrated management system
    • Core MEA & stack testing team
    • Well stocked test laboratories
  • 14. Technology Snapshot
    • Manufacture and Assembly
    • A dedicated production facility in Sheffield
    • Well equipped for small batch production
    • Use of standard operating procedures
    • Continuous improvement methodology
    • Supply chain management
    • Highly skilled team
  • 15. Technology Snapshot
    • CE Accreditation
    • Products pre-assessment completed
    • Consultancy on safety and CE requirements
    • Developed understanding of relevant directives
    • Process ongoing for all products
  • 16. Product Launch ITM POWER | Electrolyser Technology: From HLab to HFuel
  • 17. Electrolyser Products
    • ITM has developed a suite of electrolyser products for a range of applications from laboratory-based analytical systems, through soldering and joining, to clean fuel provision for hydrogen-powered vehicles.
    Product Range (left-right): HCore, HLab 600, HLab1000, HBox 1000, HBox 3000, HFlame, HPac
  • 18. Electrolyser Products Hydrogen Production Rates Small: In the region of 0.5 – 2.5 kg/week H 2 . This is appropriate for laboratories, the education market, fuel cell developers and for trickle charging hydrogen stores Medium: A minimum of 1kg/day H 2 . Units in this range may be used on their own or in tandem for H 2 ome, transport and small industrial applications Large: As required for high pressure transport refuelling and other industrial applications
  • 19. Electrolyser Products
  • 20. Hydrogen Refuelling Infrastructure Products ITM POWER | Electrolyser Technology: From HLab to HFuel
  • 21. Hydrogen Refuelling
    • Green Box – 2008
    • A pioneer in the field since 2008
    • 1kg/day prototype
    • 8 hour refill
    • Designed as a home refueller
    • Product format did not gain traction
  • 22.
    • HPRU – 2009
    • Stationary High Pressure Refueller
    • Rapid cascade refuelling at 350 bar
    • Flexible and modular
    • One of only four refuellers in the UK
    Hydrogen Refuelling
  • 23. Hydrogen Refuelling
    • HFuel ® – 2010
    • Hydrogen Fuel infrastructure unit
    • HFuel 15kg/day, rapid cascade refuelling at 350 bar
    • Flexible, modular and transportable refuelling unit
    • Targeted at the urban commercial fleet market
  • 24. Hydrogen Refuelling
    • HPac, HFill, HFuel – 2011
    • An integrated product range from home refuelling to mobile infrastructure units
  • 25. Hydrogen Refuelling
    • HFill ® – 2011
    • Home refueller for coupling to embedded renewable energy
    • Developed in a mature legislative environment
    • Services for the 700 bar adopted standard
    • Aligned with a highly distributed model
  • 26. HFuel Brochure
  • 27. Company Positioning
  • 28. Outlook
    • Strong Technology Platform
    • ISO accreditation
    • Focused on products
    • CE marking in process
    • Seeking partners for distribution and field trials
    • Strong cash position - £19m
    ITM POWER | Electrolyser Technology: From HLab to HFuel
  • 29. Legal Statement ITM POWER | Electrolyser Technology: From HLab to HFuel

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