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Ammonia for Energy Storage and Delivery


Grigorii L. Soloveichik
U.S. Department of Energy, ARPA-E, Washington, DC

13th Annual NH3 Fuel Conference, September 19, 2016


The Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E) funds high risk, high reward transformational research to reduce energy related emissions, reduce imports of energy from foreign sources, improve energy efficiency across all economic sectors, and ensure US technological lead in advanced energy technologies, including electrochemical energy storage and transformation for grid scale and automotive applications.
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Ohio University — CEER

Ammonia Electrolysis Cell

Research at Ohio University’s Center for Electrochemical Engineering Research (CEER) has shown that hydrogen is evolved by electrolysis of an aqueous ammonia solution at a small fraction of the electric energy required from water electrolysis. Continue reading

University of Florida – Energy and Gasdynamic Systems Lab

Ammonia-Fueled Combustion Turbines

Combustion turbines have been shown in past research to be able to operate with ammonia fuel, with some modification of burner design and fuel delivery systems. Continue reading

Natural Resources Canada

Renewable NH3 and Direct NH3 Fuel Cells

Natural Resources Canada is pursuing research and development of renewable NH3 and direct NH3 fuel cells, for clean, distributed electricity generation. Continue reading

NHThree, Fuel Cells

Direct Ammonia Fuel Cells (DAFC)

Direct ammonia fuel cells use ammonia without a cracking step to produce hydrogen. Continue reading

University of Minnesota

Wind to Ammonia

The University of Minnesota – West Central Research and Outreach Center has configured a system to convert wind energy into ammonia. Continue reading

Space Propulsion Group

Ammonia-Fueled Combustion Turbine

Space Propulsion Group has started a program to evaluate ammonia as an alternative fuel for gas turbine systems for use in power generation applications. Existing gas turbine systems can be converted to burn ammonia instead of liquid fuels or natural gas. Continue reading


Solid State Ammonia Synthesis (SSAS)

NHThree LLC was formed to commercialize the SSAS technology for high-efficiency synthesis of ammonia from water, air and electricity. Continue reading

Iowa Energy Center

Diesel Engines Powered by Ammonia-DME

Iowa Energy Center is funding research at Iowa State University on diesel engine performance using a direct-injection liquid ammonia-DME mix. Continue reading

NH3 Car: Gillespie-Stack-Grannell

Ammonia-Gasoline Engine Conversions

Following a flawless highway demonstration in summer 2007 of their ammonia-gasoline engine technology, the company Gillespie-Stack-Grannell LLC was formed to offer services for conversion of people’s existing gasoline engines to operate on an ammonia-rich (up to 80%) blend. Continue reading