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May 19th, 2010

GridShift hopes to break hydrogen cost barrier

Abstract:
A Georgia-based company says it has developed a way to produce hydrogen more cheaply than petroleum, a breakthrough that, if replicable on a commercial scale, could revolutionise the use of hydrogen as a means of energy storage.

Backed by high-profile clean tech venture capital firm Khosla Ventures, electrochemical research laboratory GridShift has undertaken work on using water electrolysis to generate hydrogen.

The company developed a 3D electrode coated with powders exhibiting nanoscale qualities as a means of increasing the surface area available to interact with the water passing over it.

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