Aalto University researchers have developed a promising graphene-carbon nanotube catalyst for the oxygen reduction reaction and oxygen evolution reaction. Fuel cells and water electrolyzers that are low cost and efficient would form the cornerstone of a hydrogen fuel based economy, one of the most promising clean and sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels. These devices rely […]

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) researchers have now developed a pure platinum alternative with a 20x higher activity. It is a catalyst with hollow nanocages of an alloy of nickel and platinum. Working together with Chinese, Singaporean and Japanese researchers, TU/e researcher Emiel Hensen wants to use this new catalyst to develop a refrigerator-size electrolyzer […]

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have shown for the first time that a cheap catalyst can split water and generate hydrogen gas for hours on end in the harsh environment of a commercial device. The electrolyzer technology, which is based on a polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM), has […]

University of British Columbia (UBC) researchers have developed a hydrogen supply chain model that can enable the adoption of zero-emission, hydrogen-powered cars – transforming them from a novelty into everyday transportation in just 30 years. In a new study published in the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, the UBC researchers provide an analysis of the […]

Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have developed a new platinum-based catalytic system that is far more durable than traditional commercial systems and has a potentially longer lifespan. The new system could, over the long term, reduce the cost of producing fuel cells. Platinum has long been used as a catalyst to enable the oxidation reduction […]

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