Hydrogen production: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Airbus to launch World’s first Commercial Hydrogen aircraft by 2035

On September 21 2020 the aviation company airbus launched three concepts for the first zero emission commercial aircraft. Their aircraftcraft is to enter into service by 2035. Highlights The three concepts of the company has been introduced under the code name ZEROe. The concept of are as follows Turbofan design. It can accommodate 120 to ..

GoI sets Hydrogen Energy Development Targets

The Government of India has planned to include hydrogen energy development under its renewable energy Future Plans. Highlights Currently the Government of India has set a target to generate 175 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2022 and hydrogen has not been included in the target. This includes, 100 Watts of solar power, 60 gigawatts of ..

US researchers identifies cost-effective method for hydrogen fuel production

Researchers from the University of Arkansas and Argonne National Lab in the US have identified more cost-effective and efficient ways of producing hydrogen fuel by splitting water. They showed that nano-particles composed of nickel and iron are better alternatives than more costly materials when used as catalysts in the production of hydrogen fuel through water ..

CSIR Pune organisation developed an artificial leaf to create fuel from sunlight

The researchers at the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-National Chemical Laboratory in Pune have developed an artificial leaf that absorbs sunlight to generate hydrogen fuel from water, an advance that may provide clean energy for powering eco-friendly cars in the future. The device consists of semiconductors stacked in a manner to simulate the ..