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Description: This video introduces the technology, which Idaho National Laboratory researchers have invented, called Syntrolysis and which simultaneously electrolizes water and carbon-dioxide into Syngas. INL's Syngas generation from co-electrolysis uses high-temperature nuclear reactor technology and solid-oxide fuel cell technology to recycle carbon dioxide and water into Syngas, the feedstock for synthetic hydrocarbon fuel production. Unlike current fuel-producing processes, Syntrolysis uses carbon dioxide from a variety of sources, including: coal-burning power plant exhaust, biomass, and agricultural waste. From Syngas, synthetically derived hydrocarbon fuels and products can be made.
Keywords: Syngas • hydrogen • fuel cell • carbon dioxide • syntrolysis • synthesis • hydrocarbon • fuel • waste • electrolyte • video
Categories: Applications > Energy > Nuclear energy
Applications > Energy > Renewable energy
Other topics > Environment
Created by: Idaho National Laboratory
Contributions: Steven Herring, Idaho National Laboratory
Jim O'Brien, Idaho National Laboratory
Carl Stoots, Idaho National Laboratory
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Date created: 26 March 2008
Date added: 23 March 2011
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Resource ID: 3496