Skip to content

Carbon Dioxide and Sunlight Converted into Fuel with Innovative Solar Cell

August 4, 2016

solar-cellsA new, innovative solar cell that can convert carbon dioxide from the atmosphere into usable hydrocarbon fuel has been developed by scientists at the University of Illinois, Chicago. The efficient and affordable solar cell uses only solar energy for the conversion.

The research was financially supported by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation, and the results have been published in the July 29, 2016, issue of the journal Science. An application for a provisional patent has also been filed.

Read more at http://www.azocleantech.com/news.aspx?newsID=23537

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: