"Inexhaustible" source of hydrogen may be unlocked by salt water

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A grain of salt or two may be all that microbial electrolysis cells need to produce hydrogen from wastewater or organic by-products, without adding carbon dioxide to the atmosphere or using grid electricity, according to engineers in the USA at The Pennsylvania State University.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9
Number of pages1
JournalMembrane Technology
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Food Science
  • General Chemistry
  • General Materials Science
  • General Environmental Science
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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