Researchers Develop Urea Electrolysis for Conversion of Urine and Urea to Hydrogen
Green Car Congress
JULY 3, 2009
Researchers at Ohio University have developed a new technology that accomplishes the direct conversion of urine and urea to pure hydrogen via electrochemical oxidation with an inexpensive nickel catalyst. Hydrogen production from urine. Credit: RSC. Click to enlarge. A report on the work led by Professor Gerardine G. Botte was published in Chemical Communications , a journal of the UK Royal Society of Chemistry.