Gallery Cryonod 1
Gallery Cryonod 1
December 2018
Headquarters 75007 Paris, France

Cryonod - Recovering energy from natural gas networks by liquidizing industrial gases

Cryonod converts networks' energy inefficiencies into highly valuable cryogenic liquids (LH2,LNG) at reduced CO2 emissions and costs, suited for the clean transportation market.

The solution works by recovering and using pressure losses (lost energy) from natural gas and hydrogen networks to liquefy those gases in small to mid-scale liquefaction units. By using cryogenic expanders and exchangers within cold boxes, Cryonod can liquefy NG and H2 with little to no energy costs. With this, it is possible to have a variety of sources of cryogenic liquids that can be supplied to a local distribution network for car fueling stations. For specific integrations of LH2 production, energy consumption can be divided by more than 10. Cryonod essentially addresses inefficiencies of natural gas and hydrogen networks.

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Key features

  • Source of clean H2 for H2-fueled vehicles by reducing both direct and indirect emissions.
  • Size of plant, water consumption and cost of equipment are all reduced.


  • LH2 produced can be > 25% cheaper with more than a 30% reduction in CO2 emissions.

Company Profile

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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Activity Region

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North america

United States,

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