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Submission + - Wastewater May be 'Inexhaustible' Hydrogen Source (gizmag.com)

Zothecula writes: Currently, the world economy and western society in general runs on fossil fuels. We've known for some time that this reliance on finite resources that are polluting the planet is unsustainable in the long term. This has led to the search for alternatives and hydrogen is one of the leading contenders. One of the problems is that hydrogen is an energy carrier, rather than an energy source. Pure hydrogen doesn't occur naturally and it takes energy — usually generated by fossil fuels — to manufacture it. Now researchers at Pennsylvania State University have developed a way to produce hydrogen that uses no grid electricity and is carbon neutral and could be used anyplace that there is wastewater near sea water.
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Wastewater May be 'Inexhaustible' Hydrogen Source

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