JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – A US aviation fuel developer has placed an order for a proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolyser containing platinum.
Nel Hydrogen has been awarded the $3 million contract to install the containerized PEM electrolyser at the world’s first commercial “jet alcohol” production plant for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), built by LanzaJet.
“Onsite green hydrogen production is an important part of our strategy to produce sustainable, low-carbon aviation fuel at our facilities in Georgia,” said LanzaJet CEO. jimmy samartzis declared.
Working with Nel Hydrogen will enable LanzaJet to further reduce emissions in the aviation sector.
Production capacity, when complete, will be ten million gallons of SAF and renewable diesel per year from sustainable ethanol, with 90% SAF and 10% renewable diesel.
Nel Hydrogen said in a statement Weekly mining that he is thrilled to be part of what he described as a groundbreaking project with LanzaJet.
“Electrolyzers can produce cost-effective hydrogen for green chemical processes, which we plan to accelerate in light of recent legislation on production tax credits for low-carbon hydrogen,” said said Nel Hydrogen, regional sales manager in the United States. David Wolff.
The equipment is expected to be delivered in the third quarter of 2023.