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  • 19-Feb-2018

H24E Innova

Abstract

We will grow economic expansion of renewables and overcome energy shortage through decentralized power solutions.

Our solution is “H24E Innova”, a breakthrough power generating system that combines our patented Ultra-Short Pulse Laser (USPL) together with fuel cells to generate on-demand clean electricity, resolving economic and safety issues of conventional hydrogen fuel cells. In comparison to traditional fuel cells with water electrolysis, our product, a prototype completed, consumes only 50% less input electricity, is up to 70% cheaper, and requires no pure water and no alkali as an input, no high-pressure hydrogen tanks which are costly. Our solution allows many electrons as a mass within photo-catalyst run at an ultrafast speed, called the “Electron Avalanche Effect”. This unique process makes our product one of the most efficient power generating systems in the world with up to 70% efficiency, while solar power’s efficiency is up to 25% and wind power’s and diesel generators’ are up to 40%. Another unique value proposition is that it produces pure water as a by-product, which, by adding some minerals, is drinkable and recycled as an input for regenerating more electricity.

To sum, the value proposition of our product is that it is more efficient than conventional water electrolysis, produces more stable electricity than wind and solar power, is cleaner than diesel generators, and is safer than traditional fuel cells, thus making our product one of the best choices for back-up power systems anywhere in the market right now.

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Who is your customer?

Our target customers are those who are seeking back-up power systems, as well as portable main power generators, that are clean, safe, stable, and efficient. The customers include offices, factories, yacht owners and Tesla owners, islands inhabitants and those in remote locations, those within CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) divisions, mining sites, environmentally-friendly events, military and more.

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

Among the emergency power and back-up power system market, diesel generators (DGs), solar & wind power, and conventional fuel cells are among the top choices for users. DGs are widely used but are not environmentally-friendly, are inefficient and noisy. Although solar/wind power are growing rapidly, they generate unstable energy as they depend on weather conditions and need to balance out electricity supply and demand or need back-up electricity systems. Conventional hydrogen fuel cells seem to be the best choice in terms of stability and air quality, but they have drawbacks in terms of economics and safety. The fuel cells have not been widely used because transporting and storing hydrogen in the form of gas requires costly and risky high-pressure tanks. Moreover, a conventional way of producing hydrogen is water electrolysis, a process to split water into hydrogen and oxygen; however, the process consumes a great deal of electricity and thus is not economically viable.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

Our solution is “H24E Innova”, a breakthrough power generating system that combines our patented Ultra-Short Pulse Laser (USPL) together with fuel cells to generate on-demand clean electricity, resolving economic and safety issues of conventional hydrogen fuel cells. In comparison to traditional fuel cells with water electrolysis, our product, a prototype completed, consumes only 50% less input electricity, is up to 70% cheaper, and requires no pure water and no alkali as an input, and no high-pressure hydrogen tanks which are costly. Our solution allows many electrons as a mass within photo-catalyst run at an ultrafast speed, called the “Electron Avalanche Effect”. This unique process makes our product one of the most efficient power generating systems in the world with up to 70% efficiency, while solar power’s efficiency is up to 25% and wind power’s and diesel generators’ are up to 40%. Another unique value proposition is that it produces pure water as a by-product, which, by adding some minerals, is drinkable and recycled as an input for regenerating more electricity. We also aim to further develop our H24E Innova to not only reduce CO2 emissions but also create "a recycling-oriented society" where limited resources are recycled repeatedly. We will realize a water circular system to regenerate electricity through fuel cells or store electricity. The by-product is pure water which can be reused as an input of hydrogen, thus can be circulated. To sum, the value proposition of our product is that it is more efficient than conventional water electrolysis, produces more stable electricity than wind and solar power, is cleaner than diesel generators, and is safer than traditional fuel cells, thus making our product one of the best choices for back-up power systems anywhere in the market right now. We won the H.R.H. Princess Sustainability Award at SCG Bangkok Business Challenge (Feb 2018) and were selected to the finals at the 9 other international start-up competitions (results pending).