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MIT Energy Storage Discovery Could Lead to ‘Unlimited’ Solar Power

October 27, 2008 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Milton Saier for this article.
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Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have discovered a new way of storing energy from sunlight that could lead to ‘unlimited’ solar power.

The process, loosely based on plant photosynthesis, uses solar energy to split water into hydrogen and oxygen gases. When needed, the gases can then be re-combined in a fuel cell, creating carbon-free electricity whether the sun is shining or not.

For full article, visit:
http://cleantechnica.com/2008/10/25/


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