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Analysis of the potential for hydrogen production in the province of Cَrdoba, Argentina, from wind resources
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Rodrيguez، نويسنده , , C.R. and Riso، نويسنده , , M. and Jiménez Yob، نويسنده , , G. and Ottogalli، نويسنده , , R. and Santa Cruz، نويسنده , , R. and Aisa، نويسنده , , S. and Jeandrevin، نويسنده , , G. and Leiva، نويسنده , , E.P.M. van Raak، نويسنده ,
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روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2010
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The potential for hydrogen production from wind resources in the province of Cَrdoba, second consumer of fossil fuels for transportation in Argentina, is analyzed. Three aspects of the problem are considered: the evaluation of the hydrogen resource from wind power, the analysis of the production costs via electrolysis and the annual requirements of wind energy to generate hydrogen to fuel the vehicular transport of the province. Different scenarios were considered, including pure hydrogen as well as the so-called CNG plus, where hydrogen is mixed with compressed natural gas in a 20% V/V dilution of the former. The potential for hydrogen production from wind resources is analyzed for each department of the province, excluding those regions not suited for wind farms. The analysis takes into account the efficiency of the electrolyzer and the capacity factor of the wind power system. It is concluded that the automotive transportation could be supplied by hydrogen stemming from wind resources via electrolysis.
Keywords :
Hydrogen production , Wind Energy , Hydrogen economy
Journal title :
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
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