I’ll take one!
This technology, developed by MIT, mimics photosynthesis–to the 10th power–which is how plants turn sunlight and water into energy.
It’s doesn’t actually look at all like a leaf though but it is inexpensive and the technology is stable.
The hydrogen and oxygen gases would be stored in a fuel cell, which uses those two materials to produce electricity, located either on top of the house or beside it.
Debut of the first pratical ‘artificial leaf’
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The second I can get off the grid for 15k or less and see the graveyard of fossil fuels, I'm there.
Today morning i red the news about the Artificial Leaf in Eenadu New paper. Indian company Tata & MIT works together to improve the technology it will be very useful to both of our countries and also to the world.
I'm with you Anon! I'm working toward getting completely off the grid! If my lifestyle has to change some, I can deal with that.
I heard of a new technology while listening to the radio, no kidding, some sort of bacteria, that takes carbon dioxide and makes it into diesel fuel.
Situation: takes a lot to make a little