Category Archives: Electrofuels

Explaining Solar Fuels and Artificial Photosynthesis | Royal Society of Chemistry

      SOURCE:  http://www.rsc.org/ScienceAndTechnology/Policy/Documents/solar-fuels-production-infographics.asp  

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Solar to Fuel Roadmap | MIT News

Bringing the concept of an “artificial leaf” closer to reality, a team of researchers at MIT has published a detailed analysis of all the factors that could limit the efficiency of such a system. The new analysis lays out a … Continue reading

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CONCEPT: Plasmonic Solar Electrolysis | Energy Harvesting Journal

A new method of harvesting the sun’s energy is emerging, thanks to scientists at UC Santa Barbara’s Departments of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Materials. Though still in its infancy, the research promises to convert sunlight into energy using a process … Continue reading

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Solar fuels via high-temperature splitting of water and carbon dioxide | International Society for Optics And Photonics

Increasing the rate of molecular splitting at elevated temperatures promotes sunlight-driven production of hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and hydrocarbons. 6 September 2012, SPIE Newsroom. DOI: 10.1117/2.1201208.004440 One of the most critical bottlenecks to replacing fossil fuels and their accompanying carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions … Continue reading

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Concept: PEM Fuel Cell | Hydrogen Fuel News

A team of researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in the U.S., as well as from the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology in South Korea, have developed a new way to produce renewable liquid … Continue reading

Posted in Bio-Fuels, Electrofuels, Fuel Cells

Study Looks at Converting Biomass and Electricity to Fuel | DomesticFuel.com

In a collaborative effort between University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Massachusetts-Amherst and Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, a continuous process for converting biomass and electricity into renewable liquid transportation fuels has been developed. The researchers used a proton-exchange-membrane fuel … Continue reading

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Navy turns sea water into jet fuel | OilPrice.com

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington is working to develop a system that can produce jet fuel from seawater. Last year the US Naval Military Sea Lift Command, the main fuel supplier to Naval vessels that are at sea, … Continue reading

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