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Researchers from the University of Aberdeen Discover New Family of Chemical Compounds that could Revolutionise Fuel Cell technology

By | News, Research News | No Comments March 2, 2020 | 3 min read March 2, 2020 | 3 min read

Needle in a Haystack” Discovery in quest to unlock clean energy technology

Researchers from the University of Aberdeen have discovered a new family of chemical compounds that could revolutionise fuel cell technology and help reduce global carbon emissions.

New Reactor Concept to Improve Hydrogen Production from Wood

By | Europe, Research News | No Comments March 1, 2020 | 3 min read March 1, 2020 | 3 min read

Graz (APA) — Hydrogen is an important raw material for industry and in the discussion as an energy source of the future. For this purpose, it should be manufactured in an environmentally friendly and efficient manner. A European consortium with the participation of the Graz competence center BEST has developed a reactor concept in which hydrogen is generated from wood waste and the previous energy consumption could be reduced.

Researchers Show Solar-to-Hydrogen Water-Splitting Efficiency of 4.5%

By | Europe, News, Research News | No Comments March 1, 2020 | 3 min read March 1, 2020 | 3 min read

Solar-to-fuel conversion offers a promising technology to solve energy problems, yet device performance could be limited by undesired sunlight absorption. Researchers show copper thiocyanate can assist hole transport in oxide photoelectrodes and enable a 4.55% solar-to-hydrogen efficiency in tandem devices.

Catching Light: How Cobalt Helps Utilize Visible Light to Power Hydrogen Production from Water

By | Japan, News, Research News | No Comments February 19, 2020 | 4 min read February 19, 2020 | 4 min read

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) demonstrate the first visible-light photoelectrochemical system for water splitting using TiO2 enhanced with an earth-abundant material – cobalt. The proposed approach is simple and represents a stepping stone in the quest to achieve affordable water splitting to produce hydrogen, a clean alternative to fossil fuel.

Fraunhofer IWU is Developing New Fuel Cells

By | Europe, News, Research News | No Comments February 17, 2020 | 5 min read February 17, 2020 | 5 min read
  • New hearts for fuel cells: Fraunhofer IWU is researching future-oriented serial production

At the Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU, researchers are developing advanced technology for manufacturing fuel cell engines with the aim of facilitating their fast and cost-effective serial production.

Researchers Turbocharge Hydrogen Fuel Cells with Novel Ion-Conducting Copolymer

By | News, Research News, USA | No Comments February 8, 2020 | 3 min read February 8, 2020 | 3 min read

BROOKLYN, New York— Renewed investments in hydrogen fuel cell technologies and infrastructure by companies like Amazon; nations like China; and automakers like Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai, are sparking sales and fresh interest in the vast possibilities of polymer-electrolyte fuel cells.

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