Global Patent Index - EP 0992075 A1

EP 0992075 A1 2000-04-12 - FUEL CELL METHANOL REFORMER WITH AN ENERGY STORAGE UNIT AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE ENERGY FLOW OF THE SYSTEM

Title (en)

FUEL CELL METHANOL REFORMER WITH AN ENERGY STORAGE UNIT AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE ENERGY FLOW OF THE SYSTEM

Title (de)

BRENNSTOFFZELLE-METHANOLREFORMER MIT EINEM ENERGIESPEICHER UND VERFAHREN ZUR STEUERUNG DES ENERGIEFLUSSES DES SYSTEMS

Title (fr)

REFORMEUR DE METHANOL A PILE A COMBUSTIBLE AVEC RESERVOIR D'ENERGIE ET PROCEDE DE COMMANDE DU FLUX D'ENERGIE DU SYSTEME

Publication

EP 0992075 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 98932094 A

Priority

  • DE 19723746 A
  • EP 9803154 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9856058A1] The invention relates to a fuel cell (2) with a methanol reformer having an energy storage unit (3) and a method for controlling the energy flow of this system. According to said method, the power output of the fuel cell (2) is controlled in relation to the charge status of the energy storage unit (3).

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

H01M 8/04; H01M 8/10

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B60L 11/18 (2006.01); H01M 16/00 (2006.01); H01M 8/06 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01M 16/006 (2013.01); B60L 11/005 (2013.01); B60L 11/126 (2013.01); B60L 11/1862 (2013.01); B60L 11/1872 (2013.01); B60L 11/1887 (2013.01); B60L 2210/14 (2013.01); B60L 2240/545 (2013.01); B60L 2240/549 (2013.01); H01M 8/0612 (2013.01); H01M 2250/20 (2013.01); Y02T 10/6217 (2013.01); Y02T 10/7005 (2013.01); Y02T 10/7022 (2013.01); Y02T 10/7044 (2013.01); Y02T 10/705 (2013.01); Y02T 10/7077 (2013.01); Y02T 10/7225 (2013.01); Y02T 90/32 (2013.01); Y02T 90/34 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB

EPO simple patent family

WO 9856058 A1 19981210; EP 0992075 A1 20000412; US 6214484 B1 20010410

INPADOC legal status


2002-01-16 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Date of withdrawal: 20011123

2000-08-16 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20000703

2000-04-12 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000107

2000-04-12 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB