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Stanford researchers make ammonia from air and water microdroplets

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Stanford researchers, with a colleague from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, have developed a simple and environmentally sound way to make ammonia with tiny droplets of water and nitrogen from the air. Water microdroplets are the hydrogen source for N 2 in contact with Fe 3 O 4. The conversion rate reaches 32.9 ± 1.38

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Audi plans to cut water consumption in production in half by 2035

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Audi has included the economical and efficient use of water as a key aspect of its Mission:Zero environmental program. The company plans to keep its own water consumption to a minimum and stop using drinking water in vehicle production in the future. Drinking water is a valuable and scarce resource: 2.2

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Study finds direct seawater splitting has substantial drawbacks to conventional water splitting, offers almost no advantage

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A study by a team of researchers from Technische Universität Berlin (TUB) and Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft has found that direct seawater splitting for hydrogen production has substantial drawbacks compared to conventional water splitting and offers almost no advantage. Additionally, H 2 O is needed for water splitting.

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Roskill: concerns over water consumption exposes lithium brine producers to ESG risk

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One environmental concern of the downstream sector is that of water consumption at lithium brine facilities, which operate in some of the driest areas on the planet. These operations take large volumes of water and brine for their process and to run their operations. Source: Roskill.

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bp leads $12.5M Series A investment in water vapor electrolyzer innovator Advanced Ionics

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The new capital will help catalyze Advanced Ionics’ growth and facilitate the initial deployment of its water vapor electrolyzer technology for heavy industry. Water vapor electrolyzers address two of the biggest obstacles to expanding green hydrogen production: cost and electricity requirements.

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Argonne releases updated WATER computer model to help bioenergy developers conserve water

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The model , called Water Analysis Tool for Energy Resources or WATER, has users from more than 35 US states. This map depicts water availability by county; areas shown in orange are under higher levels of water stress. Water sustainability is becoming increasingly important when considering our energy future.

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thyssenkrupp offering large-scale water electrolysis

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thyssenkrupp recently introduced industrial-scale water electrolysis for large projects. By splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen, this technology delivers “green” hydrogen, a clean, CO 2 -free energy carrier. The only inputs needed are water and renewable electricity from wind, hydro power or photovoltaics. 20 MW module.

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