Princeton University engineer’s research has harnessed sunlight to isolate hydrogen from industrial wastewater, doubling the previous standard for splitting hydrogen from water in a scalable way. Hydrogen is a critical component in the manufacture of thousands of common products from plastic to fertilizers, but producing pure hydrogen is expensive and energy intensive. In a paper […]

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) researchers have created a smart device capable of producing large amounts of clean hydrogen. By concentrating sunlight, their device uses a smaller amount of the rare, costly materials that are required to produce hydrogen, yet it still maintains a high solar-to-fuel efficiency. Their research has been taken to the […]

National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) in Japan scientists have evaluated the economic efficiency of hydrogen production systems combining photovoltaic power generation and rechargeable batteries and estimated technology levels necessary for the systems to produce hydrogen at a globally competitive cost. The results obtained in this research may provide vital guidelines for pushing the intermittent […]

Open Image…Save ImageOpen Image (using #TmpD/ia)… Ruhr-University Bochum (RUB) scientists have been able to observe the smallest details of hydrogen production with the synthetic mineral pentlandite. This makes it possible to develop strategies for the design of robust and cost-effective catalysts for hydrogen production. The working groups of Prof. Wolfgang Schuhmann and Dr. Ulf-Peter Apfel from the RUB and the […]

Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) scientists have introduced the highest reported electrochemical performance in hydrogen production. The joint research team’s Hybrid-Solid Electrolysis Cell (Hybrid-SOEC) system has attracted much attention as a new promising option for the cost-effective and highly efficient hydrogen production as it shows excellent performance compared with other water-electrolysis systems. […]

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