Posts Tagged ‘platinum’

Solar Powered Cars that Emit Water Instead of Carbon Emissions

Monday, September 21, 2009 2:32 No Comments

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison could soon develop a new technology that will produce hydrogen from solar power and produces water instead of carbon emissions. Materials science and engineering assistant professor Dane Morgan and Ph.D. student Edward (Ted) Holby are working to bring solar powered cars that will produces water instead of carbon emissions.

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A Liquid-Based System to Reduce the Cost of Fuel Cells

Thursday, September 17, 2009 5:19 1 Comment

ACAL Energy is a UK company that has developed a new way to reduce the price for fuel cells by 40% and the amount of platinum used in fuel cell by as much as 80%. The company’s unique FlowCath technology allows them to use a catalyst and a mediator dissolved in a water-based solution.

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