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Title:
ENERGY RECOVERY SYSTEM
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2004303601
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a method and a system converting carbon monoxide obtained by processing a biomass into formic acid or formate, and supplying hydrogen obtained by utilizing a microorganism having specific characteristics of generating hydrogen from formic acid or formate to the fuel cell, and efficiently utilizing electric power and heat provided from the fuel cell.

The energy recovery system comprises a formic acid or formate supplying means, a reactor making the formic acid or formate supplied from the above supplying system react with the microorganism capable of generating hydrogen, and a fuel cell generating electric power and heat by using the hydrogen obtained from the reactor.


Inventors:
Kanda, Nobumasa
Yamamoto, Norimasa
Nakanishi, Ichiu
Yugawa, Hideaki
Yokoyama, Masuzo
Application Number:
JP2003000096099
Publication Date:
October 28, 2004
Filing Date:
March 31, 2003
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Assignee:
SHARP CORP
RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR THE EARTH
International Classes:
C12P3/00; H01M8/04; H01M8/06; H01M8/10; (IPC1-7): H01M8/06; C12P3/00; H01M8/04; H01M8/10
Domestic Patent References:
2000-11-30
2000-08-29
2001-07-06
2002-02-22
1993-08-31
2002-09-27
1986-09-26
1995-01-20
1991-11-27
Foreign References:
WO2002046427A12002-06-13