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With Tesla batteries and Japan's largest hydrogen tank, Panasonic is testing a factory of the future

With Tesla batteries and Japan’s largest hydrogen tank, Panasonic is testing a factory of the future

As a bullet train speeds by in the background, a tank of liquid hydrogen towers over solar panels and hydrogen fuel cells at Panasonic’s Kusatsu plant in Japan. Combined with a Tesla Megapack storage battery, hydrogen and solar can provide enough electricity to power the site’s Ene-Farm fuel cell plant. Hornyak Team As high-speed trains …

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A catalyst powered by light could be the key to the hydrogen economy

A catalyst powered by light could be the key to the hydrogen economy

A reaction cell tests copper-iron plasmonic photocatalysts for the production of hydrogen from ammonia. Credit: Brandon Martin/Rice University Researchers at Rice University have developed a key light-activated nanomaterial for the hydrogen economy. Using only inexpensive raw materials, a team from the Rice Nanophotonics Lab, Syzygy Plasmonics Inc., and Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy and …

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