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Hydrogen Generated from Sunlight and Ethanol

fergus07 (1145927) writes | more than 3 years ago

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fergus07 (1145927) writes "An international team of scientists has announced success in creating hydrogen at ambient temperature and pressure using a combination of sunlight and ethanol. The team of researchers from Spain’s Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Scotland’s University of Aberdeen and New Zealand’s University of Auckland say the method is potentially cheaper, produces higher yields and, because no high temperatures or pressures are required, uses less energy than conventional methods."
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Donkey in front of the carriage (1)

TheInternetGuy (2006682) | more than 3 years ago | (#36293962)

I would be much more interested if they were able to produce ethanol from hydrogen in a similar process.
Breaking ethanol apart can be done in better and more delicious ways.
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