What does the Inflation Reduction Act mean for clean hydrogen?
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was recently passed by the House — in a historic move to fight climate change. While the bill has many different benefits, there is one piece, in particular, that may help bring clean hydrogen to the masses. The IRA will provide a tax credit for hydrogen that is being produced with renewable and nuclear energy.
Sapphire Technologies to Present at ASME Turbo Expo Conference in The Netherlands
CERRITOS, Calif. – June 7, 2022 – Sapphire Technologies will present a paper with its parent company Calnetix Technologies at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition from June 13-17.
Low-Cost Long-Duration Energy Storage at a Natural Gas Pipeline
An energy storage project based on Compressed Natural Gas Energy Storage (CNGES) technology is being studied at the Abbott Power Plant in Illinois. This article presents an overview of CNGES technology, assessment of the potential of implementing it at an existing pipeline, and preliminary results obtained from the Department of Energy–funded Abbott Power Plant study.
Sapphire Technologies Closes Series A Funding Round with Investments from Cooper and Company, Equinor Ventures and Chevron Technology Ventures
CERRITOS, Calif. – Oct. 12, 2021 – Sapphire Technologies today announced that it has closed its Series A round led by Cooper and Company and joined by Equinor Ventures and Chevron Technology Ventures.
Cost-Effective Energy Recovery for Gas Pipeline Pressure Letdown Stations
It has long been recognized that the mechanical devices used at pressure letdown (PLD) stations in gas pipelines generate significant amounts of waste energy, which potentially could be captured and converted to electric power.
Sapphire Technologies Named as a Finalist for Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Achievement Award
CERRITOS, Calif. - July 8, 2021 - Sapphire Technologies announced today that it has been named as a finalist for the 2021 Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Achievement Award for its clean power generation technology in hydrogen and natural gas industrial applications.