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Solvay Commissions Largest PEM Fuel Cell

9:09 AM MST | February 6, 2012 | Alex Scott

Solvay joint venture SolVin has commissioned a 1 MW proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell at its production complex at Antwerp. The PEM fuel cell, which Solvay describes as a “demonstration” unit, is the largest of its kind in the world, Solvay says. SolVin, a producer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC) is 75% owned by Solvay and 25% owned by BASF. The PEM fuel cell is being used to convert hydrogen (H2) generated as a byproduct at the site into electricity. The fuel cell already has been generating electricity “at...

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