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Linde to Pilot Process for Making Hydrogen from Glycerin

10:20 AM MDT | April 24, 2009

Linde says it will build a demonstration plant to produce hydrogen from glycerin. Construction of the plant will start in mid-2009 at Leuna, Germany, and production is due to begin in mid-2010. Glycerin is a byproduct of biodiesel and is expected to be in plentiful supply as biodiesel production rises. “Further processing of glycerin, therefore, makes good sense,” Linde says. The plant will be designed to reprocess, pyrolyse, and reform raw glycerin to generate a hydrogen-rich gas. The gas will be fed into an existing hydrogen plant at Linde’s...

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