CCS and Power Systems

Advanced Energy Systems - Gasification Systems

Recovery Act: Development of Ion-Transport Membrane Oxygen Technology for Integration in IGCC and Other Advanced Power Generation Systems

Performer: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

Project No: FC26-98FT40343


  • Developed a stable, high-flux material and achieved the commercial flux target under anticipated commercial operating conditions.
  • Produced commercial-size ITM wafers in large quantities and used them to build commercial-scale modules.
  • The 5 TPD SEP was operated for over 1,000 days; commercial flux targets were achieved or surpassed, and product purity exceeded 99 percent.
  • Completed design, construction, and commissioning of the 100 TPD ISTU facility.  Facility is in start-up.
  • Completed the design, construction and commissioning of the CerFab facility. Production development work is underway.
  • Completed the conceptual design and cost analysis of a 2000 TPD Oxygen Development Facility (ODF) in preparation for future demonstration efforts.

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