28 Sep '14, 7am

Modified Algae Enzymes Enable Efficient Hydrogen Production: Hydrogen as a regenerative fuel produced in gigan...

“For a technically feasible hydrogen production with the help of algae, its efficiency must be increased by a factor of 10 to 100 compared to the natural process,” says Sigrun Rumpel. “Through the targeted modification of PETF and FNR we have taken a step towards achieving this objective.” Up to now, the production of hydrogen from renewable energy carriers involved the electrolytic splitting of water. Expensive and rare precious metals like platinum are currently required for this purpose. Sigrun Rumpel and other researchers are therefore working on finding a way of enabling algae to efficiently produce the fuel. Microalgae produce the gas naturally, but in very small volumes. Thus, if cars were to be powered one day using hydrogen rather than petrol or diesel, to come anywhere near covering Germany’s fuel requirements, gigantic areas with tanks full of algal cultures wou...

Full article: http://electriccarsreport.com/2014/09/modified-algae-enzy...

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Cheap Solar Cells Offer Hydrogen Hope

Cheap Solar Cells Offer Hydrogen Hope

spectrum.ieee.org 25 Sep '14, 6pm

Perovskite solar cells have made remarkable progress in the past few years, and the rising efficiency of the low-cost devi...

Official: Hyundai hearts House Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Caucus in Tucson promotion

Official: Hyundai hearts House Hydrogen and Fue...

green.autoblog.com 25 Sep '14, 11am

Hyundai Collaborates With Congressional Hydrogen And Fuel Cell Caucus To Highlight Introduction Of Mass-Produced Fuel Cell...

Honda Sets Up Compact Hydrogen Station in Japan

Honda Sets Up Compact Hydrogen Station in Japan

techon.nikkeibp.co.jp 23 Sep '14, 6am

The Smart Hydrogen Station sold to the government of Saitama City (right) [Click to enlarge image] An FCV being charged wi...

Proton Iriz Active concept; production possible

paultan.org 28 Sep '14, 8am

Designed to show what the Iriz platform is capable of, Proton intends to parade the car as a new challenger into the mini-...

Toyota Wraps Up Production of RAV4 EV

Toyota Wraps Up Production of RAV4 EV

plugincars.com 29 Sep '14, 5pm

The Toyota RAV4 EV , the only all-electric SUV available anywhere in the United States, this month reached the conclusion ...

Would Intelligent Cars Get Us Green Quicker Tha...

greencarreports.com 29 Sep '14, 2pm

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