The development of hydrogen energy in China

  • WANG Geng ,
  • ZHENG Jinyang ,
  • JIANG Lijun ,
  • CHEN Jian ,
  • HAN Wulin ,
  • CHEN Linxin
  • 1. Resource and Environmental Branch, China National Institute of Standardization, Beijing 100191, China;
    2. Institute of Process Equipment, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China;
    3. General Research Institute for Nonferrous Metals, Beijing 100088, China;
    4. Sichuan Tianyi Science and Technologies Co., Ltd., Chengdu 610225, China;
    5. Hydrosys(Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd., Beijing 100068, China;
    6. China Electronic Engineering Design Institute, Beijing 100142, China

Received date: 2017-08-24

  Revised date: 2017-09-22

  Online published: 2017-11-29


The hydrogen energy, as an energy resource in China, enjoys many good properties, such as extremely low pollution and storability on a large scale. The hydrogen energy may serve not only as a key means to resolve the structural surplus within the electric power industry but also as an important direction to improve our country's environment and to reduce the air pollutant emission. Currently, the hydrogen energy industry is in a rapid development as the scale of the applied global hydrogen energy, especially the hydrogen fuel cell vehicle application, increases sharply. In view of letting the hydrogen energy industry to develop in a scientific, sustainable and healthy manner, this paper reviews the current situation of the hydrogen energy industry in China in terms of the hydrogen production, the storage, the transportation, the safety, and the applications, on basis of large amount of industry survey and study at home and abroad. Several suggestions are proposed on the diversified development of the hydrogen energy industry in our country.

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WANG Geng , ZHENG Jinyang , JIANG Lijun , CHEN Jian , HAN Wulin , CHEN Linxin . The development of hydrogen energy in China[J]. Science & Technology Review, 2017 , 35(22) : 105 -110 . DOI: 10.3981/j.issn.1000-7857.2017.22.014


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