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Contact: Thania Benios
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Solar Fuel

Caption: Tom Meyer's new system generates hydrogen fuel by using the sun's energy to split water into its component parts. After the split, hydrogen is sequestered and stored, while the byproduct, oxygen, is released into the air.

Credit: Courtesy: Tom Meyer

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