Alane: The Future of Fuel

Alane - The Future of Fuel

What if there was a fuel, abundant and affordable, that could power everything from homes to cars to smartphones? And the only byproducts were water vapor and aluminum?

It sounds like a future scenario. But it’s not. The future of fuel is here. And its name is Alane. The only question is, how you will apply it?

Chemists have known about the extraordinary energy potential of Alane for decades. Aluminum hydride was first synthesized in 1947 for use as a chemical reduction agent.

It soon became clear that this compound stored vast amounts of energy in the form of hydrogen. And when packaged properly, Alane’s energy was lightweight, long-lasting, and could be stored in virtually any shape or sized container.

Lighter. Stronger. Cleaner.

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It is extremely lightweight and capable of storing many times more energy by volume than other technologies.

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It is also highly reliable, with a proven history of being safely stored for decades with little or no degradation.

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It is neither explosive nor toxic – the byproducts are a small amount of water vapor and aluminum powder, which can be recycled.

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Making More With Less

So why isn’t everyone already
using it?

For decades, producing Alane required large quantities of inputs, or what we call “feedstocks.” Those feedstocks were expensive to procure, and required a great deal of energy to produce small amounts of Alane. These small yields severely limited the practical use of Alane.

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Over the years, we’ve gotten
more efficient.

More efficient by reducing the feedstock requirements, and cutting down the energy and labor required to produce Alane. We also learned how to recapture the raw materials used during the process, and reuse them. This delivers far better yields at declining costs.

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But the best is still to come.

We are developing a patented, next generation process that greatly reduces the need for the more expensive feedstock components. By recycling spent aluminum back into this process, large quantities of Alane can be produced at extremely low cost. And with that achievement, the full potential of this powerful compound can be unlocked.

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