Renewables/Energy Transition

Scientists in hydrogen breakthrough


A breakthrough has been made in the development of clean hydrogen power, scientists believe. Researchers at the University of Bath and Yale University in the US have produced a new material for generating hydrogen from water - meaning it is less reliant on fossil fuels. The invention uses a newly designed molecular catalyst to split water in an electrolyser and create clean and storable hydrogen fuel. The research team are now in discussions with a number of energy companies about utilising this technology on a large scale and hope the breakthrough marks the start of contributing to providing the world with more sustainable fuels.