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More from UWC 2020: Round 2
This year’s Utility Working Conference had a dynamic opening plenary and a packed roster of informative sessions. Following are recaps of some of the 2:00 p.m. (EDT) sessions that took place.
Don't miss Newswire's coverage of the opening plenary and the sessions at 12:00 pm.
J.A. Fillo, J.R. Powell, R. Benenati, F. Malick
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 184-188
Hybrids and Nonelectric Applications | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A22865
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The HYFIRE studies have investigated a number of technical approaches for using the thermal energy produced in a high-temperature Tokamak blanket to provide the electrical and thermal energy required to drive a high-temperature (>1000°C) water electyrolysis process. Current emphasis has been on two design points, one consistent with a peak electrolyzer temperature of ∼1150°C (based on current laboratory experience with high-temperature, solid electrolyte fuel cells), and a second, consistent with a peak electrolyzer temperature of ∼1300°C, which is an extrapolation of present experience. The technical integration of fusion and high-temperature electrolysis appears feasible.