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February 24, 2017

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February 24, 2017

Svalbard's Electric Power Could Come from Hydrogen

Feb. 7, 2017 — The energy supply to Longyearbyen, midway between continental Norway and the North Pole, is a hot topic in the climate debate. Longyearbyen is the largest settlement and the administrative centre of ... read more

Dec. 20, 2016 — Researchers have developed an efficient "green" hydrogen production system that operates at room temperature in ... read more

Dec. 19, 2016 — Scientists are exploring water management in an alternative proton exchange membrane type, called PFIA. The experiments have been conducted using the infrared facilities of BESSY II synchrotron to ... read more

New Approach to Water Splitting Could Improve Hydrogen Production

Dec. 19, 2016 — A team of researchers has demonstrated a more efficient, less cost-prohibitive way to split water into its elements of hydrogen and oxygen. Their approach could make hydrogen fuel a more viable ... read more

Dec. 16, 2016 — New catalysts containing platinum and lead could improve the efficiency of fuel cells -- a promising technology for producing clean ... read more

Dec. 12, 2016 — The best road to zero-emission vehicles lies in fuel-cell technology. It preserves the advantages of gasoline automobiles, with low upfront costs, long driving range and fast refueling. But he also ... read more

Hydrogen from Sunlight -- But as a Dark Reaction

Dec. 9, 2016 — The storage of photogenerated electric energy and its release on demand are still among the main obstacles in artificial photosynthesis. One of the most promising, recently identified photocatalytic ... read more

Dec. 9, 2016 — Scientists has succeeded in revealing the flow of negative hydrogen ions using a combination of infrared lasers and electrostatic probes in the ion-source plasma, which generates a ... read more

Keeping Electric Car Design on the Right Road

Dec. 8, 2016 — Pushing nanoscale battery developments in the right direction can help create a sustainable transport sector, suggests investigators in a new ... read more

Dec. 7, 2016 — New research has focused on developing a new catalyst that would lead to large-scale implementation of capture and conversion of carbon dioxide ... read more

A Cleaner, More Efficient Car? New Material Designed to Better Store Hydrogen Fuel

Dec. 1, 2016 — New materials have been designed that could be used to store hydrogen fuel more efficiently in vehicles or other devices that use clean ... read more

Dec. 1, 2016 — Researchers have developed a new method for producing hydrogen, which is fast, irreversible, and takes place at much lower temperature using less energy. This innovation is expected to contribute to ... read more

Nov. 30, 2016 — The combustion of fossil energy carriers in coal and gas power plants produces waste gases that are harmful to the environment. Researchers are working on methods to not only reduce such gases, but ... read more

Nov. 28, 2016 — A research group has developed a hydrogen-carrying polymer, which can be molded as a tangible, safe, and compact plastic ... read more

Local Grid Solution for Global Energy Transition

Nov. 17, 2016 — What will intelligent, decentralized energy management look like in the future? A research team is exploring how to efficiently coordinate energy producers, storage systems, and consumers as well as ... read more

Nov. 14, 2016 — Many communities would be better off investing in electric vehicles that run on batteries instead of hydrogen fuel cells, in part because the hydrogen infrastructure provides few additional energy ... read more

Oct. 27, 2016 — Physicists have identified a long-missing piece in the puzzle of exactly how fossil fuel combustion contributes to air pollution and a warming climate. Performing chemistry experiments in a new way, ... read more

New Method to Help Solve the Problem of Nuclear Waste

Oct. 27, 2016 — In the last decades, nanomaterials have gained broad scientific and technological interest due to their unusual properties compared to micrometre-sized materials. At this scale, matter shows ... read more

Oct. 25, 2016 — A way to more efficiently create hydrogen from water has been discovered by scientists, representing an important step in making renewable energy production and storage ... read more

Oct. 24, 2016 — Layers of graphene separated by nanotube pillars of boron nitride may be a suitable material to store hydrogen fuel in cars, according to ... read more

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