Patent Number: 8,575,770

Title: Systems and methods for producing, shipping, distributing, and storing hydrogen

Abstract: These inventions related to systems and methods for producing, shipping, distributing, and storing hydrogen. In one embodiment, a hydrogen production and storage system includes a plurality of wind turbines for generating electrical power; a power distribution control system for distributing, and converting the electrical power from the wind turbines, a water desalination and/or purification unit which receives and purifies seawater, and an electrolyzer unit that receive electrical power from the power distribution system and purified water from the desalination units and thereby converts the water into hydrogen and oxygen. After its production, hydrogen is stored, transported, and distributed in accordance with various embodiments.

Inventors: Devine; Timothy J. (Ojai, CA)

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International Classification: F03D 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017