HyCARE at 5th Hydrogen Technologies Congress

Dr. De Matteis has presented her HyCARE’s research activities on the optimal alloy composition for the HyCARE system. Her presentation on “Fundamental hydrogen storage properties of TiFe-alloy with partial substitution of Fe by Ti and Mn” provided an overview of the main results of the experimental activities conducted in collaboration with CNRS and HEREON.

For more information, please visit the Hydrogen Technologies Congress website at this link.

HyCARE Innovations published on EU Innoradar

The HyCARE project is producing three technology innovations with exploitation potential. The three innovations are:

  • Design of metal hydride pellets and manufacture procedure for hydrogen storage (by GKN GmbH, ENGIE and Stühff GmbH)
  • Design of an innovative tank for hydrogen storage using metal hydride as hydrogen carrier (by Hereon and Stühff GmbH)
  • Heat recovery system to use the heat produced in the absortion of H2 during its subsequent desorption ( by Fondazione Bruno Kessler and Tecnodelta SpA)

To find out more information, please visit the EU Innovation Radar.

Third Scientific Paper published on JALCOM

The scientific paper “Fundamental hydrogen storage properties of TiFe-alloy with partial substitution of Fe by Ti and Mn” has been published on the Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 159925. The paper investigates the thermodynamic changes induced by the variation of Ti content along the homogeneity range of the TiFe phase (Ti:Fe ratio from 1:1 to 1:0.9) and of the substitution of Mn for Fe between 0 and 5 at.%. The results show dependence of hydrogen storage properties as a function of over an extended Ti and Mn compositional range.

The results derives from the research performed by HyCARE researchers Dematteis, Dreistadt, Capurso, Jepsen, Cuevas, and Latroche to define the optimal alloy composition for the HyCARE hydrogen storage system.

HyCARE at World Online Conference on Sustainable Technologies

Today Erika De Matteis presented her new publication on hydrogen storage properties of TiFe alloys at WOCST. This year, the World Online Conference on Sustainable Technologies has been organised completely online to give the opportunity to more scientists to exchange the latest results on Renewable Energy Sources, Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, Membranes and Membrane Processes, and Power to Fuels. Young scientists as Erika had the opportunity to attend the conference and debate with scientists from all over the world.

For more information, please visit https://wocst.org/images/documents/Program.pdf

Substitutional effects in TiFe for hydrogen storage: a comprehensive review

HyCARE’s second publication has been officially released on the Journal “Materials Advaces”. This work aims to provide a comprehensive review of publications involving chemical substitution in TiFe-based compounds for guiding compound design and materials selection in current and future hydrogen storage applications.

The paper is the result of almost 2-year work, collecting, reading and reviewing literature on TiFe and its elemental substitutions. Congratulations to our research Erika De Matteis for her excellent and passionate work.

The publication is available in open access at: https://doi.org/10.1039/D1MA00101A

HyCARE wins Second Prize @ First Poster Competition on Materials Science

Our researcher Erika De Matteis won the second prize at the First Poster Competition on Material Science organized by  Materials (ISSN 1996-1944) . The competition aimed to combine the convenient communication medium of posters with the platform of the Internet to create a broader, more flexible manner of academic sharing.

View the HyCARE poster and leave your comments at: https://sciforum.net/conference/PCMS

HyCARE in the September Newsletter of FCH JU

The September edition of the FCH JU’s Newsletter reports the significant growth of the hydrogen sector in Europe and the impressive innovation in hydrogen production and storage technologies. HyCARE appears as one of the innovative programs finance by FCH JU for improving hydrogen storage at sustainable conditions. In fact, HyCARE will demonstrate a 50 kg hydrogen storage system based on metal hydrades operating at low pressure and low temperature.

HyCARE goes to University Autonoma de Madrid

Our researcher Fermìn Cuevas from the Institut de Chimie et des Matériaux Paris (CNRS) hold a webinar to the Master Students of the University Autonoma de Madrid concerning his research activities in the the HyCARE project.

The webinar focuses on the recent paper “Development of TiFe intermetallics for large-scale stationary hydrogen storage in the framework of the European project HyCARE”, by F. Cuevas, E.-M. Dematteis, M. Latroche.

Covid-19 doesn’t stop HyCARE!

The lockdown forces our researchers at home but their passion for chemistry and energy keeps flowing.

The initiative #unitohomecommunity by #FridA goes to our researchers’ homes asking about their activities and projects.

Why is it important but difficult to store renewable energy?

How to store renewable energy to use it when necessary?

What is the role of hydrogen in storing renewable energy?

Why HyCARE is a promising solutions for storing hydrogen and renewable energy?

Our project coordinator Marcello Baricco answers to these questions from his balcony in Turin.