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New study looks to biological enzymes as source of hydrogen fuel

November 28, 2019

Research from the University of Illinois and the University of California, Davis has chemists one step closer to…
Scientists have just made hydrogen production much more efficient

October 31, 2019

Electric cars are all the rage these days, but they still have their limitations. Staying for 45 minutes…
Neutrons shed light on industrial catalyst for hydrogen production

July 31, 2019

Collaborators at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and U.S. universities used neutron scattering and other…
Scientists developed a thermodynamically reversible hydrogen generator

May 30, 2019

Hydrogen is extremely useful as a fuel. It can be used in industry as well as in hydrogen-powered…
Researchers run the wastewater through a specially designed chamber, use a lamp to simulate sunlight, and watch the organic compounds in the waste breakdown and the hydrogen bubble up. Image courtesy of the researchers
Harnessing sunlight to pull hydrogen from wastewater

May 8, 2019

Hydrogen is a critical component in the manufacture of thousands of common products from plastic to fertilizers, but…
Discovery adapts natural membrane to make hydrogen fuel from water

January 11, 2019

Scientists adapt natural membrane to make renewable fuels. A chemical reaction pathway central to plant biology have been…
Researchers use jiggly Jell-O to make powerful new hydrogen fuel catalyst

December 17, 2018

A cheap and effective new catalyst developed by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, can generate hydrogen…
New catalyst material produces abundant cheap hydrogen

November 29, 2018

QUT chemistry researchers have discovered cheaper and more efficient materials for producing hydrogen for the storage of renewable…
Solar Cell Does Double Duty for Renewable Energy

October 30, 2018

Researchers develop an artificial photosynthesis system that generates hydrogen fuel and electricity at the same time. In the…
Researchers discover highly active organic photocatalyst

October 3, 2018

Scientists from the University of Liverpool, University College London and East China University of Science and Technology have…
Harvesting clean hydrogen fuel through artificial photosynthesis

May 9, 2018

A new, stable artificial photosynthesis device doubles the efficiency of harnessing sunlight to break apart both fresh and…
Production of Solar Fuels Inches Closer with Discovery by Caltech Scientists

February 12, 2018

For years, solar-fuel research has focused on developing catalysts that can split water into hydrogen and oxygen using…
New catalyst for hydrogen production is a step toward clean fuel

January 17, 2018

A nanostructured composite material developed at UC Santa Cruz has shown impressive performance as a catalyst for the…
Hydrogen power moves a step closer

September 15, 2017

Physicists at Lancaster University are developing methods of creating renewable fuel from water using quantum technology. Renewable hydrogen…
It’s something in the water: LLNL scientists extract hydrogen as potential fuel source

August 1, 2017

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have developed a technique that helps extract hydrogen from water efficiently and…
New ultrathin material for splitting water could make hydrogen production cheaper

June 7, 2017

UNSW chemists have invented a new, cheap catalyst for splitting water with an electrical current to efficiently produce…
In-Flight Hydrogen Production from Water and Aluminum could Drastically Reduce CO2 Emissions

April 28, 2017

Engineers from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology had devised and patented a safe and inexpensive technique for generating…
Researchers demo solar water-splitting technology

September 7, 2015

Rice University researchers have demonstrated an efficient new way to capture the energy from sunlight and convert it…
NIST Calculates High Cost of Hydrogen Pipelines, Shows How to Reduce It

July 21, 2015

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has put firm numbers on the high costs of…
The future of clean energy? New, cheap and efficient electrode for splitting water

March 18, 2015

UNSW scientists have developed a highly efficient oxygen-producing electrode for splitting water that has the potential to be…
A nanosized hydrogen generator

September 26, 2014

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have created a small scale “hydrogen generator”…
Promising News for Solar Fuels from Berkeley Lab Researchers at JCAP

March 10, 2014

There’s promising news from the front on efforts to produce fuels through artificial photosynthesis. A new study by…
New, inexpensive production materials boost promise of hydrogen fuel

February 24, 2014

Generating electricity is not the only way to turn sunlight into energy we can use on demand. The…
Danish Researcher Develops Promising Catalyst To Produce Hydrogen

February 14, 2014

Catalysts made of molybdenum sulfides have been used for the desulphurisation of oil since World War II. Now,…
Scientists Discover Quick Recipe for Producing Hydrogen

December 9, 2013

Scientists in Lyon, a French city famed for its cuisine, have discovered a quick-cook recipe for copious volumes…
NIST Demonstrates Significant Improvement in the Performance of Solar-Powered Hydrogen Generation

May 20, 2013

Using a powerful combination of microanalytic techniques that simultaneously image photoelectric current and chemical reaction rates across a…
Recipe for Low-Cost, Biomass-Derived Catalyst for Hydrogen Production

April 25, 2013

In a paper to be published in an upcoming issue of Energy & Environmental Science (now available online), researchers at…
Good cats wear black: Black nanoparticles could play key role in clean energy photocatalysis

April 12, 2013

A unique atomic-scale engineering technique for turning low-efficiency photocatalytic “white” nanoparticles of titanium dioxide into high-efficiency “black” nanoparticles…
Breakthrough in hydrogen fuel production could revolutionize alternative energy market

April 4, 2013

A team of Virginia Tech researchers has discovered a way to extract large quantities of hydrogen from any…
Just Add Water: How Scientists Are Using Silicon to Produce Hydrogen on Demand

January 25, 2013

Super-small particles of silicon react with water to produce hydrogen almost instantaneously, according to University at Buffalo researchers.…
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