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Cost-efficient production of hydrogen with

AEM electrolyzer

Jens Bischoff
Inabata Europe GmbH

April 28th 2016


Technical Forum
H2FC Group Exhibition at Hannover Messe

Cutting edge knowledge. Solutions that work.


Outline
1. INTRODUCTION OF INABATA AND
HELIOCENTRIS

2. WATER ELECTROLYSIS
TECHNOLOGIES

3. AEM (Anion Exchange Membrane)


ELECTROLYSIS TECHNOLOGY

4. AEM ELECTROLYZER PRODUCT


LINES

5. THE ELECTROLYZER MARKET


SEGMENTS

6. EXAMPLES OF AEM
ELECTROLYZER APPLICATION
1. Introduction of Inabata and Heliocentris
INABATA Figures 2015

Since1890withheadquartersinTokyo&Osaka,Japan
Salesof572.1billion( 4.18billion)
3,454employeesworldwide
60locationsin17countries

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INABATA Europe

Inabata Europe GmbH


European HQ, 20 employees,turnover: 55 million EUR

Main markets
-Renewable Engery (PV, Hydrogen, Biomass)
Pharmasynthese S.A.S.
-Automotive
Plant, 45 employees,
-Printing Industry
sales: 16 million EUR
-Industrial microfiltration
-Food
Main markets:
-Synthesis of API
Inabata Turkey
Representative office, 1 employee
Inabata France S.A.S. Main markets
9 employees, sales 10 million EUR -Automotive (Plastics)
-Consumer electronics
Main markets: -Printing Industry
-Active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) -Construction materials
-Fine chemicals
-Cosmetics
Inabata Europe GmbH Middle East
Total 2015 Representative office, 2 employee

Turnover: 81 million EUR -Renewable Engery


Location: 5 -Constructions
-Chemicals

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INABATA
other business segments

Business Segment Products

Active pharmaceutical ingredients,


Pharmaceutical and Comestics
Intermediates, etc.

Filtration solutions for Pharma, Chemical,


Microfiltration
Beverage and other industries

Frozen and Fresh fruits, Fruits puree, Sushi


Food Industry
item and other Marine products, etc.

Pigments, Dyes, Binders, Reactive Chemicals,


Printing Industry
additives, etc.

Engineering plastis, super polymers, functional


Plastics
additives, etc.

Coatings, decorative and functional films and


Automotive and Aerospace
machinery

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INABATA Europe
Renewable Energies

Products
INABATA is active in the field
of Renewable Energies in -Hydrogen Electrolyzer

-Europe -PV Modules (and raw materials)


-Middle East - Biomass
-Africa - Power plant
- Other technical components
and also participates on power
plant projects.

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INABATA
Serving Global Customers

Supply chain management.

Inventory control.

OEM production, sourcing.

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Cooperation of Inabata and Heliocentris

- Strategic relationship for


promotion of electrolyzer
worldwide

- Partnership with local support


for other projects as well

- Strategic Investment of
Inabata into Heliocentris to
support further develepment
of electrolyzer

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Company Overview Heliocentris Group Power for the 21st Century

Foundation 1995 ISO Standards ISO 9001 and 14001

Revenue
Energy Management Systems 4.9 Mio. / 18.9 Mio / 22+ Mio
2013 / 2014/ 2015
Hybrid Power Solutions
Power Management Services
Businesses Re-IPO 05/2015 18.7 Mio fresh capital
Network Operations Software
Fuel Cell Solutions
Training & Research Products Prime Standard at
Stock Exchange
the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
Knowledge
> 70 countries Energy Environment
Markets Focus on Middle East, Africa
14.424.233 ordinary
and South East Asia Shares Outstanding
shares
Berlin (HQ), Munich, Pisa,
Stuttgart, Dubai,
Locations
Vancouver, Employees 06/2015 209
Johannesburg, Yangon

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Heliocentris Group

Heliocentris Energy Solutions AG

100 % 100 % 100 % 100 % 100 %

Heliocentris Heliocentris Heliocentris Heliocentris Fuel Heliocentris Italy Srl


Academia GmbH Industry GmbH Energy FZE Cell Solutions GmbH (Acta)
Berlin, Germany Berlin, Germany Dubai, UAE Stuttgart, Germany Lavoria, Italy

100 %
Heliocentris Energy
Systems Inc.
Vancouver, Canada

29 %
Home Power
Solutions GmbH
Berlin, Germany

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2. WATER ELECTROLYSIS TECHNOLOGIES
WHY WATER ELECTROLYSIS?

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LOW TEMPERATURE WATER ELECTROLYSIS

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3. AEM ELECTROLYSIS TECHNOLOGY
THE MERGE between AEL and PEM

AEL PEM
Proton
Exchange
Alkaline Membrane
Electrolysis Electrolysis

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THE BORN OF A NEW TECHNOLOGY

Actas R&D team introduced the AEM Electrolysis in 2009:

Developing dedicated CATALYSTS

Optimizing the MEA (Membrane Electrode Assembly)

Assembling the first stack

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AES stack key facts

HIGH ENERGY EFFICIENCY


< 4.0 kWh for 1 m3 H2
LOWER COST than PEM
HIGH H2 PURITY
(>99,9% without DRYER)
SELFPRESSURIZED at 35 bar
LESS STRINGENT WATER
REQUIREMENTS than PEM
SIMPLE BALANCE OF PLANT
(AIR COOLING, etc)
INTERMITTENT POWER
EASY MAINTENANCE
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AEM Stack technology
AEM
membrane

Liquid&Gas Anode Cathode GasDiffusion


DiffusionLayer Layer

Current Current
Collector Collector

H2
O2

e
H2O
H2O H2O
OH

ee e
DCPowerSupply

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4. AEM ELECTROLYZER PRODUCT LINES
Product Portfolio

Industrial On-Site Modular systems for


On-Site H2-Production
Energy Storage third party integration

Products: Product: Product:


HG100 GenStore EL250/500/1000 modules
ELS 250/500/1000/2000 Characteristics: Characteristics:
Characteristics: - Scalable Energy Storage - High efficiency
- < 4,5 kWh/Nm3 for ELS1000 Capacity >100 kWh_el - Pressure 35 bar
- Both 3.0 or 5.0 grade H2 - Zero Emission solution - O2 < 3ppm
- Pressure 10 or 35 bar - Premium values - Easy integration

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Cabinet Configuration ELS1000

Power
Power
Picture of electrolyzer

Electronics

H= 191 cm
Dryer

EL500

EL500

WxD = 80x80cm 22
Technical Data ELS1000
Technical data (Modules and Systems) Unit ELS

H2 production rate Nl/h 1.000


Working pressure Bar 35
Water Consumption l/hour 0.4
Water specification S/cm 10 (at 25C)

Power Supply Option AC 100-240 Vac


50-60Hz
DC Option on request
Operative Power consumption (at kW 4.5 (4.7 with Dryer)
standard conditions)
Ambient Temperature C 5-45
Ambient Humidity % 20-95
Power M. 440x490x218mm and 25kg
Electronic M. 483x490x178mm and 10.5kg
Modules dimensions and weight Stack Module 2x ELS500 modules
483x490x311 and 2x54kg
Dry module (optional) 483x490x178mm and 20kg
Cabinet weight (excl. Modules) Kg 195
IP marking IP 54

As HMI actually our system is equipped with TCP/IP Modus, a local web interface, touch screen display 3.5 with
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5. THE ELECTROLYZER MARKET SEGMENTS
Heliocentris Electrolyzer Market Segments

Industrial On-Site Small On-Site


On-Site H2-Production
Energy Storage Energy Storage

On-Site Hydrogen for Industrial Energy Storage for Small Energy Storage for
Emergency Power in Good
Laboratory Grids Energy Storage for
Meteorology Complementary Power in Renewables
Industry Unreliable Grids Seasonal Energy Storage
Hydrogen Refueling Stations Autonomous Power for Off-
Power to Gas Conversion Grid Applications

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6. Examples of AEM Electrolyzer application
Increasing AEM Market penetration and recognition
Partnering with worldwide market leading companies
Many deployments in tens of countries in all the main continents
Facing real infield conditions from 40C up to +55C and harsh environments
Increasing numbers of customers recognizing the benefits of AEM

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Alberto Carpita| Heliocentris Group 2016
Field Example 1) CNX construction Phi Suea House

Location: Chiang Mai,Thailand

Project: 24hour supply of energy


from solar and stored hydrogen
for residential house

Project: Combination of Solar,


Battery, Electrolyzer and fuel cell

114kW PV system

EL maximum production rate:


2,000 L/hour

Storage capacity of hydrogen ca.


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Field Example 2) Telstra Back-up for telecommunication

Location: Yarra Ranges National Park,


Australia

Challanege: to supply back-up under


Climatic variability for an isolated locatily

Solution: provision back-up power by solar,


electrolyzer, fuel cell system

Rain water can be used

Back-up power for up to 10 hours


Can be extended by adding more tanks
System successfully was used in several
power outages already

Long autonomy and low logistic/mainteance


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Field Example 3) Powidian Refuge Camp in the Alps

Location: Alps, Refuge of Col du Palet, 2600m above sea level

Project: Energy Independence for totally isolated site

Solution: solar, AEM electrolyzer, fuel cell system

Seasonal balancing and long-term storage

Hydrogen generated in winter is used in summer time for electriity production

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Power for the 21st Century

CONTACT
Jens Bischoff
jens.bischoff@inabata.com
Tel: +49 21195776100 YOU ARE WELCOME
Inabata Europe GmbH
Am Seestern 4
TO SEE OUR TECHNOLOGY
40547 Dsseldorf
Germany
AT INABATA EUROPE GmbH
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