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Linde to Pilot Process for Making Hydrogen from Glycerine

8:40 AM MDT | April 22, 2009 | Alex Scott

Linde says it will start building a demonstration plant from the middle of this year at Leuna, Germany that will produce hydrogen from glycerine. The plant is due to come on stream in mid-2010. Glycerine is a byproduct from the production of biodiesel and is anticipated to be in plentiful supply as biodiesel production rises. “Further processing of glycerine therefore makes good sense,” the company says. Fuel of the Future: Linde could be supplying this gas station in Berlin with hydrogen derived from glycerine next year.   The plant...

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