Member - Plasma Kinetics

Our light-active hydrogen storage technology will revolutionize production, transportation and storage of clean energy.

Type Company
Founded 2008
Company Size 10
Member Type
Founders Paul Smith
Headquarters Scottsdale, AZ 85255, USA
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Plasma Kinetics


Plasma Kinetics will soon enter commercial markets with a technology which rapidly collects and safely stores hydrogen. This follow-on technology, from a U.S. Department of Defense application, captures hydrogen, stores it for long periods, and releases it for stationary and transportation applications. Plasma Kinetics nano-photonic material absorbs hydrogen at atmospheric pressure and temperature. The material absorbs tons of hydrogen in minutes. Hydrogen is released by light at 99.99+% purity. The technology is zero-carbon, reusable, and recyclable. Hydrogen is stored without pressure in a reversible and reusable solid-state with more than 20kg of H2 per cubic meter, without pressure, chemicals, heat or other forms of energy. Plasma Kinetics technology does not need a compressed gas infrastructure to produce, move or distribute hydrogen. The stored hydrogen is non-flammable and can be transported via truck, rail, or ship without restriction. Wide distribution does not require building compressed hydrogen stations. Exchanging containers takes 5 minutes and recharging of containers takes 5 to 30 minutes. Plasma Kinetics Figures of Merit 1. Safe, non-flammable, hydrogen storage in solid form. (UL 94 V-0 non-flammable.) 2. No energy required to collect and store hydrogen. Energy retention for decades without loss. 3. Delivery and recharge centers constructed at minimal cost and with minimal infrastructure. 4. Controlled light activated release of hydrogen gas with no need for regulators or safely valves. 5. Unpressurized hydrogen capacity: gravimetric: 1.03 kWh/kg and volumetric: 0.77 kWh/L.
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Headquarters Scottsdale, AZ 85255, USA

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