Quantcast

Latest Hydrogen production Stories

2011-05-11 00:27:49

This discovery will make it possible to improve photoelectrochemical cells. In the same way that plants use photosynthesis to transform sunlight into energy, these cells use sunlight to drive chemical reactions that ultimately produce hydrogen from water. The process involves using a light-sensitive semi-conducting material such as cuprous oxide to provide the current needed to fuel the reaction. Although it is not expensive, the oxide is unstable if exposed to light in water. Research by...

2011-05-10 12:37:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products' (NYSE: APD) hydrogen, West Coast pipeline system, and industry-leading fueling technology were integral parts of an historic event today as Shell officially opened the United States' first-ever pipeline-fed hydrogen fueling station. The Torrance, California station, a collaborative effort between Air Products, Shell, Toyota, South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) and United States Department of Energy (DOE), will...

2011-04-14 10:14:00

KARLSRUHE, Germany, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The exploitation and utilization of new energy sources are considered to be among today's major challenges. Solar energy plays a central role, and its direct conversion into chemical energy, for example hydrogen generation by water splitting, is one of its interesting variants. Titanium oxide-based photocatalysis is the presently most efficient, yet little understood conversion process. In cooperation with colleagues from Germany and...

2011-02-24 20:56:01

Conversion of biomass to fuel requires several steps: chemical pretreatment to break up the biomass "“ often dilute (sulfuric) acid, detoxification to remove the toxic chemicals required in pretreatment, and microbial fermentation to convert the soluble sugars to fuels. Virginia Tech researchers have discovered an enzyme mixture that works in the presence of the toxic infused liquid biomass (hydrolysate), meaning that the detoxification step is unnecessary, reducing the cost of...

2011-02-23 03:00:00

SHEFFIELD, England, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ITM Power plc ["ITM Power"] will present at CleanEquity Monaco 2011; the conference is on March 3rd & 4th at the Sporting d'Hiver, Monaco. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110214/CL47472LOGO ) ITM Power was included, by expert selection, as one of the world's most inspiring cleantech companies, to present to industry-specific, senior financial and strategic investors, policy makers, legislators, end users and media. ITM...

2011-02-10 01:19:21

Nano-scale lattice developed at Boston College a promising platform for clean energy applicationsCoating a lattice of tiny wires called Nanonets with iron oxide "“ known more commonly as rust "“ creates an economical and efficient platform for the process of water splitting, an emerging clean fuel science that harvests hydrogen from water, Boston College researchers report in the online edition of the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Assistant Professor of Chemistry...

3308b2c46ff38078335cc5e4d38a90821
2010-12-15 08:17:39

By Diana Lutz, WUSTL The cyanobacteria are famous for releasing the oxygen that made Earth the hospitable planet we know today, but some strains also have a hidden talent for producing hydrogen gas Inside a small cabinet the size of a dorm refrigerator in one of Himadri B. Pakrasi's labs, a blue-green soup percolates in thick glass bottles under the cool light of red, blue and green LEDS. This isn't just any soup, however. It is a soup of champions. The soup is colored by a strain of...

2010-12-03 15:40:03

Combination generates pure hydrogen gas and desalination facilitated by external power supply Fresh water and reusable energy. Humans are on a constant hunt for a sustainable supply of both. Water purification requires a lot of energy, while utility companies need large amounts of water for energy production. Their goal is to find a low-energy-required treatment technology. Researchers from the University of Colorado Denver College of Engineering and Applied Science may have discovered an...

2010-10-20 12:52:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan-based FUKAI Environmental Research Institute, Inc. invites the press for a public demo of its innovative technology that generates hydrogen energy at the world's lowest cost - and may hold the key to future alternatives to petroleum-derived fuel in both industry and households. This newly developed technology generates hydrogen by adding aluminum or magnesium to what is known as "functional water" in the boiling state. The amount of hydrogen...

2010-10-15 11:38:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- FUKAI Environmental Research Institute, Inc., based in Ueda, Japan, has developed an innovative technology capable of generating hydrogen energy at the world's lowest cost. This newly developed technology generates hydrogen by adding aluminum or magnesium to what is known as "functional water" in the boiling state. The amount of hydrogen generated is 2.0L per 1g of aluminum or 3.3L per 1g of magnesium. Thanks to this technology, it is possible to...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.