Solar hydrogen: Let's consider the stability of photoelectrodes

Hydrogen is a versatile fuel that can store and release chemical energy when needed. Hydrogen can be produced in a climate-neutral way by the electrolytic splitting of water into hydrogen and oxygen using solar energy. This ...

Success in developing groundbreaking electrolyte materials

The Fuel Cell Nano-Materials Group at the Japanese National Institute for Materials Science has successfully developed two types of novel materials which satisfy all the three requirements for electrolyte: ion conductivity, ...

Efficient solid-state depolymerization of waste PET

Plastic pollution has become one of the most complex environmental issues, especially in the context of increasing production and demand for plastic materials. While innovations in polymer chemistry have radically changed ...

Making batteries from thin air

Sunlight is being used to convert carbon dioxide into batteries, thanks to a new technology being developed by researchers at the University of Newcastle.

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