HyCS®-Technology: simple and effective
Reduction and Oxidation
At its core, HyCS® technology consists of the reduction and oxidation of iron (Fe): When loading the storage, the Fe is reduced by the supplied H₂. Steam is released and can be used again in electrolysis. During discharge, steam is fed at the point of use, which can also come from the exhaust gas of a regeneration unit. This oxidizes the Fe and H₂ is provided.
First commercial units available
Our hydrogen compact storage technology (HyCS®) has been demonstrated and proven since early 2022. First commercial units will be available by 2023 and a 20-foot standard containers by 2024. Solutions for large-scale applications are being designed on client’s request.
Highest storage density
Smart integration, especially with steam driven electrolysis (SOEC) and SOFC fuel cells, results in long-term power storage efficiencies of up to 100% higher than with alternative systems. HyCS® technology thus reduces H₂ generation and storage costs.
Reduced transport costsHyCS® technology means:
• Halving the space requirement for H₂ storage
• 2 x as much H₂/truck as in bundles of bottles
• Reduction of H₂ generation and storage costs