Fuelcell-Hybrid Mine loader (LHD)

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The fuel cell hybrid mine loader project, sponsored by a government-industry consortium, was implemented to determine the viability of proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells in underground mining applications. The Department of Energy (DOE) sponsored this project with cost-share support from industry. The project had three main goals: (1) to develop a mine loader powered by a fuel cell, (2) to develop associated metal-hydride storage and refueling systems, and (3) to demonstrate the fuel cell hybrid loader in an underground mine in Nevada. The investigation of a zero-emissions fuel cell power plant, the safe storage of hydrogen, worker health advantages ... continued below

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Dippo, James L; Erikson, Tim & Hess, Kris July 10, 2009.

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The fuel cell hybrid mine loader project, sponsored by a government-industry consortium, was implemented to determine the viability of proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells in underground mining applications. The Department of Energy (DOE) sponsored this project with cost-share support from industry. The project had three main goals: (1) to develop a mine loader powered by a fuel cell, (2) to develop associated metal-hydride storage and refueling systems, and (3) to demonstrate the fuel cell hybrid loader in an underground mine in Nevada. The investigation of a zero-emissions fuel cell power plant, the safe storage of hydrogen, worker health advantages (over the negative health effects associated with exposure to diesel emissions), and lower operating costs are all key objectives for this project.

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  • Report No.: DOE-VP-43529-2
  • Grant Number: FC36-01GO11095
  • DOI: 10.2172/990290 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 990290
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1014222

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Dippo, James L; Erikson, Tim & Hess, Kris. Fuelcell-Hybrid Mine loader (LHD), report, July 10, 2009; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1014222/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.