• CalTech researchers to develop process that uses air, water and the sun to create fuels

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    The world has come to realise the need for alternative energy sources, with fossil fuels constantly depleting and the environment being destroyed gradually, owing to the use of these polluting fuels. Now scientists at CalTech are working on a technology that’ll help convert water, air and sunlight into fuels that could power just about everything, from cars to mobile phones! With help from the Swiss Federal institute of Technology, the new technique involves the use of ceria as a catalyst while converting energy. Ceria is readily available and using it could help pull down prices too.

    If all goes as planned, the technology once perfected could give the world a new way to power up, that’s clean and eco-friendly and renewable too!

    Posted in Topics:Alternative Energy, Tags: , on April 11, 2011