Nature Energy Research uses Sustainion® Membrane To Convert CO2 To Ethanol At High Efficiency

Sustanion® membrane ethanol efficiency

The work titled ‘Efficient electrically powered CO2-to-ethanol via suppression of deoxygenation’ was authored by a group authors largely from University of Toronto. Using Sustainion® membrane in conjunction with novel catalysts helped them record an ethanol Faradaic efficiency of ~52% (partialethanol current density ~156 mA cm−2) and an ethanol cathodic energy efficiency of 31%. The setup is shown below. The novel … Read More

Dioxide Materials’ Patent on Catalyst Layers & Electrolyzers Issues in Australia

Dioxide Materials is paving the way to cost-effective routes to sustainable chemicals and fuel production. Dioxide Materials’ Australian Patent Number 2016401931 describes the granted claims of U.S. application Serial No. 15/158,227, which issued as U.S. Patent No. 9,945,040 on April 17, 2018. This patent claims the use of ionomers containing cyclic amines for fuel cells and, CO₂ and water electrolyzers.  … Read More