Solar to Fuel. Hydrogen production from solar energy

Microsoft trials hydrogen-powered data facilities
The software program titan has actually started examining hydrogen fuel cells as a back-up source of power at one of its U.S. information centers. A 250 kW pilot system efficiently powered part of the center for 48 hrs as well as the business is currently eyeing 3 MW systems to change back-up diesel generators.
Jul 29, 2020 // Storage, Solar to Fuel, USA, Microsoft, hydrogen, North America, fuel cells, Mark Monroe
Utah-Based Power Innovations sets brand-new Hydrogen Fuel Cells Record
Utah-based Power Innovations has actually effectively finished a spots 48-hour test with Hydrogen Fuel Cells, increasing the previous record of 24 hrs
Jul 27, 2020 // Solar to Fuel, USA, hydrogen, Utah, North America, fuel cells, Record, Power Innovations, Robert L Mount
Canberra project REVS up Australia's vehicle-to-grid readiness
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is putting US$ 1.66 million into a vehicle-to-grid test to show how electrical automobiles can provide grid supplementary services. The REVS research study and also market consortium wishes to show how EVs can create income for fleet owners.
Jul 8, 2020 // Storage, Transport, Solar to Fuel, Australia, Oceania, ARENA, Darren Miller
E.On, thyssenkrupp companion for VPP-backed hydrogen plan
German utility E.On has actually partnered with design significant thyssenkrupp to connect large-scale hydrogen electrolysis plants into Germany's grid utilizing a renewables-backed digital power plant (VPP).
Jul 1, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Solar to Fuel, Germany, Europe, hydrogen, e.on, green hydrogen, Thyssenkrupp, Christoph Noeres, Stefan Hakansson
Low-cost straight solar-to-hydrogen passions see the light
The road to low-cost hydrogen production is riddled with gaps and power losses. Scientists in Australia have demonstrated reconsidering solar innovation as well as missing electrolysers could hold great pledge for reaching the hydrogen holy grail.
Jun 22, 2020 // Technology, Solar to Fuel, Australia, Oceania, efficiency, Kobad Bhavnagri, solar-to-hydrogen, Siva Krishna Karuturi
Designers develop new fuel cells with two times the operating voltage as hydrogen
Electrification of the transport sector - among the largest customers of energy worldwide - is vital to future energy and also environmental durability. Electrification of this market will certainly require high-power fuel cells (either stand alone or combined with batteries) to promote the transition to electric cars, from automobiles and trucks to watercrafts and aircrafts.
Jun 19, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Solar to Fuel, USA, hydrogen, North America, fuel cells, St. Louis, Vijay Ramani, Shrihari Sankarasubramanian
PV-electrochemical water-splitting for hydrogen production
A German research study team has developed a brand-new photovoltaic-electrochemical gadget for alkaline water electrolysis. The prototype has a preliminary solar‐to‐hydrogen performance of approximately 7.7%.
Jun 17, 2020 // Technology, Solar to Fuel, Germany, Europe, hydrogen, efficiency, Minoh Lee
Australian researchers declare brand-new record for direct 'solar-to-hydrogen' solar cells
Australian scientists have declared a brand-new world efficiency record for solar panels that can straight split water using sunlight, in a success that opens up a new pathway to inexpensive renewable hydrogen.
Jun 17, 2020 // Technology, Solar to Fuel, Australia, solar cells, hydrogen, Oceania, Siva Karuturi, Heping Shen
Renewable gas from carbon dioxide with the aid of solar power
Scientists at Linköping University, Sweden, are trying to transform carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, to sustain using power from sunlight. Current results have actually shown that it is possible to utilize their method to uniquely create methane, carbon monoxide gas or formic acid from carbon dioxide and water. The study has been released in ACS Nano.
Jun 10, 2020 // Technology, Solar to Fuel, Sweden, Europe, Linköping University, Graphene, carbon dioxide, Jianwu Sun
Siemens and Engie prepare 12 MW green hydrogen as well as gas project in France
A EUR15.2 million power-to-X-to-power hydrogen storage center is being planned in Saillat-sur-Vienne, in Nouvelle-Aquitaine. The project partners want to utilize renewable energy from the grid and water to produce and save electrolyzed hydrogen. It would then be blended with gas to power an updated, 12 MW Siemens SGT-400 industrial gas turbine which previously created vapor for neighborhood production as well as would have the ability to return power to the grid to satisfy need.
Jun 2, 2020 // Storage, Solar to Fuel, France, Engie, Europe, hydrogen, Siemens
Making Solar Hydrogen with a Side of Carbon Nanotubes
Two groups of solar researchers have actually established an unique solar activator and also thermochemical procedure for making solar hydrogen that can produce on top of that carbon black and also graphite along with carbon nanotubes. Persuading a six-year duration, the teams first created the details solar reactor, and then ultimately, the thermochemistry for the (license pending) unique methane splitting solar hydrogen procedure.
Jun 2, 2020 // Solar to Fuel, Japan, France, Europe, Asia, hydrogen, Hiroyuki Kimura, Satoshi Seo, Stéphane Abanades
Biofuel Obtains An Additional "Never Ever Surrender!" Moment
The globe of biofuel is having a down minute recently, as is virtually every other part of the energy world. Nonetheless, signs of a green rejuvenation are ever flowering. The latest advancement includes cyanobacteria, also known as turquoise algae, a microorganism that has thrilled, bedazzled, and also aggravated biofuel followers for a generation.
Jun 2, 2020 // Solar to Fuel, NREL, RASEI, covid-19, algae biofuel, cyanobacteria, ExxonMobil, Synthetic Genomics
Globe's Largest Environment-friendly Hydrogen Project to Introduce in California
International power firm SGH2 has actually revealed that it is bringing the globe's greatest eco-friendly hydrogen manufacturing center to the City of Lancaster in California
May 22, 2020 // Plants, Solar to Fuel, California, USA, hydrogen, North America, SGH2, Salvador Camacho, Robert T. Do
Building starts on globe's biggest solar energy hydrogen plant in China
China's Baofeng Energy Group claimed it began building and construction on the biggest solar-powered hydrogen pilot plant on the planet. The project will certainly utilize a 200-MW solar energy plant situated in the Northwestern area of Ningxia to make hydrogen by means of electrolysis.
Apr 28, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Solar to Fuel, China, Asia, hydrogen, Baofeng Energy Group
Nedstack, Providence to Co-Develop Hydrogen Based Soln to offer Affordable Solar Power
With an objective to use cost effective solar energy all the time, Sydney based development company Providence Asset Group (Providence) and also gas cell producer Nedstack have actually participated in a critical collaboration contract to co-develop as well as provide hydrogen-based power-to-power remedies for the Pacific and also australian area solar market.
Apr 27, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Solar to Fuel, Solar Energy, Artificial Intelligence, International, Arnoud van de Bree, Henry Sun, Nedstack, Providence Asset Group