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Economics of Pipeline Transport for Hydrogen and Oxygen

  • G. Beghi
  • J. Dejace
  • C. Massaro
  • B. Ciborra

Abstract

In a Hydrogen System nuclear, power stations for water-splitting will produce large quantities of hydrogen and oxygen. Economic aspects of transmission by pipeline of these two gases is evaluated, taking methane transportation as a comparison.

With a maximum transport pressure of 65 Kg/cm2, gas flow was considered in the range of 0.5 ÷ 4 Gcal/sec for hydrogen and 100 – 800 Nm3/sec for oxygen; length of pipeline varies from 500 to 2000 Km. Details are given on the optimized costs.

Keywords

Transport Cost Transmission Cost Hydrogen System Partial Cost Pipeline Transport 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Beghi
    • 1
  • J. Dejace
    • 1
  • C. Massaro
    • 2
  • B. Ciborra
    • 3
  1. 1.Materials Division and C.E.T.I.S.EURATOM Joint Research CenterIspra (Varese)Italy
  2. 2.SNAM ProgettiS. Donato Milanese, MilanItaly
  3. 3.Instituto di Macchine, PolitechnicoMilanItaly

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