28 Apr '12, 7am

Photosynthesis, the dream of renewable energy

Photosynthesis, the dream of renewable energy

" is still far away, although MIT. are expecting a system useful for the developing world to be ready soon. Professor Daniel Nocera created his artificial leaf at playing card size. It floats on a pool of water and could power a house's needs for 24 hours. The problem of the cost in regions where income is very low can be overcome for a lucky few. Tata, the Indian conglomerate, have already decided to use the system in a small power plant. Leaf or power station, either way it is the future, as long as we can cost the operation. Meanwhile, back in Colorado, a leaf from titanium and magnesium co-alloyed hematite thin film is exciting John Turner. Perhaps we could make ethanol from the hydrogen and use up our burgeoning CO2 in the process. That would be a popular move, at least.

Full article: http://www.earthtimes.org/energy/photosynthesis-dream-ren...

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