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Research and development toward a next-generation hydrogen society

  • Alkaline water electrolysis type hydrogen production equipment Alkaline water electrolysis type hydrogen production equipment
    Alkaline water electrolysis type hydrogen production equipment
  • Converting wind energy and sunlight energy into hydrogen
    Converting wind energy and sunlight energy into hydrogen
  • Hydrogen can be produced in cold districts
    Hydrogen can be produced in cold districts
  • Convert geothermal energy to hydrogen
    Convert geothermal energy to hydrogen

Toshiba is conducting research and development aimed at realizing a next-generation hydrogen society and is striving to improve the economic efficiency of each phase of the production, storage, and use of hydrogen.

R&D of technologies that enable large scale storage of hydrogen (SOEC)

Hydrogen energy storage system
           
 

SOEC: Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cell※1

      

Toshiba has been working hard on the development of a next-generation water electrolyzer called SOEC for producing large quantities of high-quality hydrogen※2. SOEC achieves approximately 30% higher efficiency and lower power consumption than conventional polymer electrolyte cells.

      

※1 SOEC: Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cell
※2 This development incorporates outcomes from 2014 NEDO research.

SOEC cell stack structure

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