11-Month Update

Report
11-Month Update
Hydrogen from Small Wind
Turbines
System
Design
Nebraska
Electrical Source
Electrolyzer
◊Wind
H2
Load Application
Water
H2 Storage
◊Underground
◊Rivers & Streams
◊Stored Rainfall
◊Condensers
◊Ice
◊Compressed
◊Liquefied
◊Metal Hydrides?
• Turbine nacelle used
for new highefficiency converter
for directly powering
electrolyzer.
• One of the curved
turbine blades
standing next to the
nacelle (generator
and converter)
– The blade curvature
is to limit noise as the
blade sweeps past
the tower.
• Close-up view of nacelle with generator exposed
(spoked wheel) and soon-to-be removed existing
power converter (behind dangling blue wires)
• Aerial view of
turbine
installation site
at Roger’s
Memorial
Farm.
• 45’ Monopole delivered to farm site.
– Awaiting foundation pouring and utility hook-up
The UNL
installed
turbine
will look
exactly as
this.
• The Skystream turbine installed (this
turbine at the National Wind Technology
Center, NWTC)

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