Skip to Content
Find More Like This
Return to Search

SOLAR THERMOCHEMICAL PROCESSING SYSTEM AND METHOD

United States Patent Application

20130025192
A1
View the Complete Application at the US Patent & Trademark Office
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - Visit the Technology Commercialization Program Website
A solar thermochemical processing system is disclosed. The system includes a first unit operation for receiving concentrated solar energy. Heat from the solar energy is used to drive the first unit operation. The first unit operation also receives a first set of reactants and produces a first set of products. A second unit operation receives the first set of products from the first unit operation and produces a second set of products. A third unit operation receives heat from the second unit operation to produce a portion of the first set of reactants.
Wegeng, Robert S. (Richland, WA), Humble, Paul H. (Kennewick, WA), Krishnan, Shankar (Wilsonville, OR), Leith, Steven D. (Albany, OR), Palo, Daniel R. (Chisolm, MN)
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE (Richland WA)
13/ 559,127
July 26, 2012
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0002] The invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC05-76RLO1830, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.