18th World Hydrogen Energy Conference 2010 - WHEC 2010
Parallel Sessions Book 2:
Hydrogen Production Technologies – Part 1

WHEC, May 16.-21. 2010, Essen

Detlef Stolten, Thomas Grube (Eds.)

Institute of Energy Research - Fuel Cells (IEF-3)

Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Zentralbibliothek, Verlag
Schriften des Forschungszentrums Jülich / Energy & Environment Vol. 78-2

978-3-89336-652-1 / 1866-1793

HP Hydrogen Production Technologies – Part 1

HP.1a Photobiological Hydrogen Production

Design of a Novel Flat-plate Photobioreactor System for Green Algal Hydrogen Production 
B. Tamburic, F.W. Zemichael, G.C. Maitland, K. Hellgardt  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3910 3
Photobiotechnological Hydrogen Production with Microalgae 
F. Lehr, C. Posten, G. Schaub, O. Kruse  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3911 11
Hydrogen Production by Photosynthetic Bacteria Rhodobacter capsulatus Hup- Strain on Acetate in Continuous Panel Photobioreactors 
D. Deo Androga, E. Ozgur, I. Eroglu, U. Gündüz  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3912 17


Hydrogen Production by Anabaena sp. CH1 with Two-stage Process 
P.-C. Chen, C.-L. Chiang, C.M. Lee  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3913 23
The Effect of Temperature and Light Intensity on Hydrogen Production by Rhodobacter Capsulatus 
I. Eroglu, P. Sevinç, U. Gündüz, M. Yucel  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3914 27
Photohydrogen Production from Thermophilic Aerobic Digestion Effluent and Distillery Wastewater by Photosynthetic Bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris WP 3-5 
C.M. Lee, C.-L. Tsai, C.-F. Yang  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3915 33
Improving the Hydrogen Production Capacity of Rhodobacter Capsulatus by Genetically Modifying Redox Balancing Pathways  
Y. Öztürk, A. Gökçe, M. Gürgan, M. Yücel  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3916 37
Photosynthetic Hydrogen Production: Computational & Experimental Results are Indicative that Evolutionary Mutants May Allow for Commercial Viability 
S. Plummer, R. Chapas, M. Plummer  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3917 43
An Experimental Study of the Growth and Hydrogen Production of C. Reinhardtii 
B. Tamburic, S. Burgess, P.J. Nixon, K. Hellgardt  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3918 47
Immobilization Techniques of Rhodobacter Sphaeroides O.U. 001 in Hydrogen Generation 
M. Thiel, K. Seifert, M. Łaniecki  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3919 53
Continuous Photo-hydrogen Production from Acetate Using Rhodopseudomonas Palustris WP 3-5 
K.-L. Yeh, C.-Y. Chen, Y.-C. Lo, J.-S. Chang  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3920 61

HP.1b Fermentative Hydrogen Production

Biological Hydrogen Production from Sucrose and Sugar Beet by Caldicellulosiruptor Saccharolyticus 
J. Panagiotopoulos, R. Bakker, T. de Vrije, P. Claassen, E. Koukios  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3921 69
Microbial Electrolysis Cells for High-yield Biohydrogen Production from Fermentable Substrates 
B.E. Logan, P. Selembo, E. Lalaurette, G. Rader, P.-C. Maness  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3922 77
Visible-light Operated Biomass-oxygen Biofuel Cell 
Y. Amao, Y. Sakai, Y. Teshima  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3923 81
Development of a Combined Bio-Hydrogen- and Methane-Production Unit Using Dark Fermentation 
R. Brunstermann, R. Widmann  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3924 85
A Novel Biological Hydrogen Production System: Impact of Organic Loading 
H. Hafez, G. Nakhla, H. El Naggar  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3925 93
Operation of a Two-stage Continuous Fermentation Process Producing Hydrogen and Methane from Artificial Food Wastes 
K. Nagai, S. Mizuno, Y. Umeda, N. Osaka, M. Sakka, K. Sakka  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3926 103
Investigating the Link between Fermentative Metabolism and Hydrogen Production in the Unicellular Green Alga Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii 
S.J. Burgess, P.J. Nixon  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3927 111
Biohydrogen Fermentation of Mixed Liquid of Kitchen Waste and Napier Grass with Anaerobic Fluidized Bed Process 
S.-S. Cheng, Y.-C. Chao, Y.-C. Chen, Y.-M. Tien  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3928 117
Hydrogen and Methane Production from Condensed Molasses Fermentation Soluble by a Two-stage Anaerobic Process 
C.-Y. Lin, Y.-C. Liang, C.-H. Lay, C.-C. Chen, F.-Y. Chang  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3929 125


Effect of Alkalinity and Organic Loading Rate in the Fermentative H2 Production from an Anaerobic Fluidized Bed Reactor 
E.L.C. Amorim, A.R. Barros, E.L. Silva  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3930 133
Biohydrogen Production from Combined Dark-photo Fermentation under a high Ammonia Content in the Dark Fermentation Effluent 
C.-Y. Chen, Y.-C. Lo, K.-L. Yeh, J.-S. Chang  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3931 141
A Pilot Study of Nitrogen Composition and Effect on Biohydrogen Production 
S.-S. Cheng, M.-D. Bai, Y.-C. Chao, Y.-H. Lin  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3932 145
Biochemical Hydrogen Potential Assessment with Anaerobic Batch Biodegradation of Organic Leachate from Aerobic Bio-leaching Bed Feeding Kitchen Waste and Napier Grass 
S.-S. Cheng, S.-C. Wong, K.-H. Yang, Y.-F. Yang  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3933 149
Analysis of the Glycolytic Pathways of the Hydrogen Producing Caldicellulosiruptor Saccharolyticus 
S. Kengen, B. Bielen, M. Verhaart, F. Stams  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3934 157
Using Biomass of Starch-rich Transgenic Arabidopsis Vacuolar as Feedstock for Fermentative Hydrogen Production 
Y.-C. Lo, C.-L. Cheng, C.-Y. Chen, L.-F. Huang, J.-S. Chang  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3935 163
Optimizing Fermentation Conditions for bioH2 Production with Clostridium Butyricum CGS2 Using Statistical Experimental Design 
Y.-C. Lo, Y.-S., C.-Y. Chen, J.-S. Chang  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3936 169
Sequential Evolution of Bio-hydrogen from Rubber Industrial Effluent and its Microbial Interaction to Fermentation Kinetics 
A.G. Murugesan, K. Bala Amutha  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3937 175
Influence of the Carbon/Nitrogen Ratio on the Hydrogen Production in a Fixed-bed Anaerobic Reactor 
M. del Pilar Anzola Rojas, M. Zaiat, W.L. da Silva  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3938 183
Two-Phase Anaerobic Digestion of Mixed Waste Streams to Separate Generation of Bio-hydrogen and Bio-methane 
Z. Siddiqui, N.J. Horam  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3939 189
Hydrogen Generation from Waste Glycerol in Dark Fermentation Process 
E. Wicher, M. Thiel, M. Laniecki  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3940 195
Continuous Hydrogen Production from Starch by Fermentation 
K.Yasuda, S. Tanisho  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3941 201
A High Yield, Hydrogen Producing, Bacterial Community Enriched from Anaerobic Digester Leachate 
H. Zheng, C. O’Sullivan, W.Clarke, R. Zeng, M. Duke  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3942 205

HP.1c The HYVOLUTION Project

Non-Thermal Production of Pure Hydrogen from Biomass: HYVOLUTION 
P.A.M. Claassen, T. de Vrije, E.G. Koukios, E.W.J. van Niel, E. Özgür, İ. Eroğlu, I. Nowik, M. Modigell, W. Wukovits, A. Friedl, D. Ochs, W. Ahrer  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3943 213
How Environmental Parameters Controls Metabolic Pathways to Hydrogen 
K. Willquist, A. Zeidan, E. van Niel  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3944 215
Process Investigations for Development of an Advanced Bioreactor System for Thermophilic H2 Fermentations 
W. Schnitzhofer, W. Wukovits, A. Friedl, W. Ahrer, C. Peintner  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3945 221
Hydrogen Production by Hup- Mutant and Wild Type Strains of Rhodobacter capsulatus on Dark Fermenter Effluent of Sugar Beet Thick Juice in Batch and Continuous Photobioreactors 
E. Özgür, B. Uyar, M. Gürgan, M. Yücel  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3946 229
Removal of the Effect of Ammonium on the Regulation of Nitrogenase Enzyme in Rhodobacter Capsulatus DSM1710 for Improved Hydrogen Production 
G. Pekgöz, U. Gündüz, İ. Eroğlu, G. Rákhely  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3947 235
LCA of a Non-thermal Production of Pure Hydrogen from Biomass 
W. Ahrer, D. Ochs, W. Schnitzhofer  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3948 241
Optimization of a Two-stage Bio-hydrogen Fermentation Process 
W. Wukovits, D. Foglia, A. Friedl, M. Ljunggren  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3949 249


HP.2 Thermochemical Cycles

Thermochemical Cycles 
C. Sattler  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3950 257
Improving Sulphur Dioxide Yield in the Sulphuric Acid Thermal Decomposition Process through the Application of High Temperature Ceramic Membrane Separations 
R.H. Elder, I. Atkin, G.H. Priestman, D.C. Sinclair, R.W.K. Allen  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3951 259
HycycleS – A Project on Solar and Nuclear Hydrogen Production by Sulphurbased Thermochemical Cycles 
M. Roeb, D. Thomey, D. Graf, L. de Oliveira, C. Sattler, S. Poitou, F. Pra, P. Tochon, A. Brevet, G. Roux, N. Gruet, C. Mansilla, F. LeNaour, R. Allen, R. Elder, I. Atkin, G. Kargiannakis, C. Agrafiotis, A. Zygogianni, C. Pagkoura, A.G. Konstandopoulos, A. Giaconia, S. Sau, P. Tarquini, T. Kosmidou, P. Hähner, S. Haussener, A. Steinfeld, I. Canadas, A. Orden, M. Ferrato, Boostec  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3952 267
The Effect of Anolyte Product Acid Concentration on Hybrid Sulfur Cycle Performance 
M.B. Gorensek, W.A. Summers  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3953 275
In Situ Composition Measurements of Bunsen Reaction Solution by Radiation Probes 
S. Kubo, Y. Nagaya  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3954 283
Relationship between Density and Composition of HI-I2-H2O in I-S Process 
S. Chen, H. Guo, P. Zhang, J. Xu, L. Wang  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3955 291
Demonstration of Hydrogen Production by the Sulphur-Iodine Cycle: Realization of a 10 NL/h Plant 
R. Liberatore, G. Caputo, C. Felici, A. Spadona  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3956 295
Development of Mixed Metal Oxides for Thermochemical Hydrogen Production from Solar Water-splitting 
A. Le Gal, S. Abanades, G. Flamant  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3957 301
Demonstration of Solar Hydrogen Production from Water Splitting via Monolithic Honeycomb Reactors in a 100-kW-Scale Pilot Plant 
C. Agrafiotis, A.G. Konstandopoulos, S. Lorentzou, C. Pagkoura, A. Zygogianni, M. Roeb, J.-P. Säck, P. Rietbrock, C. Prahl, H. Schreiber, M. Neises, M. Ebert, W. Reinalter, M. Meyer-Grünefeld, C. Sattler, A. Lopez, A. Vidal, A. Elsberg, P. Stobbe, D. Jones, A. Steele  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3958 307
Towards Industrial Solar Production of Zinc and Hydrogen – Modeling and Design of a 100 kW Solar Pilot Reactor for ZnO Dissociation 
D. Gstoehl, T. Cooper, W. Villasmil, A. Meier  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3959 313
“Steam-Iron” Process for Hydrogen Production: Recent Advances 
J.A. Peña, E. Lorente, J. Herguido  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3960 319


Analysis of Reaction Kinetics for a Two-step Hydrogen Production Process Utilizing Porous Iron Powder 
F. Al-Raqom, B. Greek, J.F. Klasuner, S.A. Sherif  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3961 323
Thermodynamic Performance Comparison of some Renewable and Non- Renewable Hydrogen Production Processes 
M. Tolga Balta, A. Hepbasli, I. Dincer  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3962 331
Two-step Water Splitting by Cerium Oxide-Based Redox Pairs 
H. Burghardt, M. Schmücker, B. Hansen, M. Neises, M. Roeb  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3963 343
Low Temperature Separations in the Sulphuric Acid Decomposition Stage of the Sulphur Iodine and Hybrid Sulphur Thermochemical Water Splitting Cycles 
R.H. Elder, A. Shaw, M. Romero, N. Elbakhbakhi, G.H. Priestman, R.W.K. Allen  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3964 349
Analysis and Development of the Bunsen Section in the Sulphur-Iodine Process 
A. Giaconia, S. Sau, G. Caputo, M. Parisi  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3965 355
Chemical Characterization of Sulphur-Iodine Thermochemical Cycle Flowstreams by Raman Spectroscopy 
R. Liberatore, M. Falconieri, M. Lanchi, A. Spadoni  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3966 363
Thermoeconomic Analysis of a Copper-Chlorine Thermochemical Cycle for Nuclear-Based Hydrogen Production 
M.F. Orhan, I. Dincer, M.A. Rosen  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3967 371
Effect of Impurities of the Solid on the Subsequent Hydrogen Release in Steam- Iron Process 
J.A. Peña, A. Palacios, L. Martínez, E. Romero, P. Durán, J. Herguido  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3968 379
Methanol from CO2 and Solar Energy – A Literature Review 
M. Schmitz, S. Kluczka, C. Vaeßen  
http://hdl.handle.net/2128/3969 383