Lanthanum-Strontium-Cobalt-Ferric Oxide (LSCF) Tubes Shown to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Ceramic membrane could cut greenhouse gas emissions from power stations. ‘Greenhouse gas emissions from power stations could be cut to almost zero by controlling the combustion process with tiny tubes made from an advanced ceramic material, claims a research team led by Newcastle University today. The material, known as LSCF, has the remarkable property of […]

Cleaning Contamined Water and Purifying Hydrogen with Aerogels

New aerogels could clean contaminated water, purify hydrogen for fuel cells. ‘Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have identified a new technique for cleansing contaminated water and potentially purifying hydrogen for use in fuel cells, thanks to the discovery of a innovative type of porous material. Argonne materials scientists Peter Chupas […]

Carbenes (CAAC): A Hydrogen-Storage Solution?

UCR Chemists Identify Organic Molecules That Mimic Metals. ‘Molecules may offer solution to storing hydrogen and producing abundant amino compounds for industrial applications. A limitation in using hydrogen as a fuel in hydrogen-powered vehicles is the difficulty involved in storing it in a cost-effective and convenient manner. While it is possible to store hydrogen using […]

GM Presents the New Generation of Hydrogen Fuel Cell E-Flex

General Motors Unveils Second Propulsion System for Chevrolet Volt. ‘E-Flex Hydrogen Fuel Cell Continues Move Toward Electric Drive. GM’s global commitment to developing transportation that reduces oil use and promotes energy diversity continued today at the Shanghai Auto Show with the unveiling of the next iteration of the E-Flex electric architecture, configured with GM’s newest, […]

New Non-Precious Metal Catalysts for Hydrogen Fuel-Cells

Less expensive fuel cell may be possible. ‘Replacing platinum with non-precious metal composite could reduce cost of hydrogen fuel cells. Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory have developed a new class of hydrogen fuel-cell catalysts that exhibit promising activity and stability. The catalysts are made of low-cost nonprecious metals entrapped in something called a heteroatomic-polymer […]