Ecomembrane Spa, a leading Italian company specializing in renewable energy solutions, has announced the acquisition of a patent from the Italian Patent and Trademark Office in Rome.
This patent is a significant milestone for Ecomembrane as it relates to the development of a “pneumatic membrane gasometer for the storage of hydrogen gas at low pressure.” The company believes that this invention will revolutionize hydrogen storage, reducing costs and improving the viability of hydrogen as a green energy source.
With the newly obtained patent, Ecomembrane can now proceed with the implementation of systems designed to store low-pressure hydrogen derived from renewable sources. This advancement is expected to have a substantial impact on hydrogen management costs, making hydrogen more affordable and facilitating its utilization in green energy transformation.
One of the primary advantages of the patented gasometer is its ability to reduce energy consumption during hydrogen storage. By optimizing storage efficiency, Ecomembrane aims to make hydrogen more economically viable as an energy source for various applications. The company’s statement highlights the potential of this innovation to enhance the feasibility of hydrogen as a key player in the transition to sustainable energy systems.
The patent also incorporates a range of technical solutions that prioritize safety in hydrogen storage. Safety has always been a critical concern surrounding the handling and storage of hydrogen due to its flammable nature. Ecomembrane’s innovative approach addresses these concerns, ensuring that the storage systems provide a high level of safety without compromising the integrity of the stored hydrogen.
Lorenzo Spedini, the CEO of Ecomembrane, expressed his satisfaction with the granting of the patent and emphasized the company’s commitment to research and development. With this latest addition, Ecomembrane now boasts a total of 10 active patents, solidifying its position as a pioneering company in the industry. Spedini believes that the new patent opens up promising opportunities for low-pressure hydrogen storage in the short term. These developments are expected to positively impact the company’s financial performance while simultaneously contributing to improved environmental sustainability.
Ecomembrane plans to showcase the newly patented technology at the Hydrogen Expo event in Piacenza, Italy, scheduled to take place from May 17th to May 19th.