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Studies on Russian Economic Development

, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 239–247 | Cite as

Cost prospects for hydrogen centralized production

  • Yu. V. Sinyak
  • V. Yu. Petrov
Industries and Interindustry Complexes
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Abstract

This paper looks at the most promising technologies of hydrogen production and transportation. Specially developed economical-technological models were used to develop projections of the expected cost of hydrogen in centralized systems of production and transportation. The projections reflect the wide variation of initial parameters and the uncertainty of technological and market conditions. The authorsÙ analysis identified the most promising technologies of centralized production of hydrogen, which can secure its entrance to the Russian domestic market within the next 15–20 years.

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  • Yu. V. Sinyak
  • V. Yu. Petrov

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