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Solar fuels as generated by nature

For over three billion years, nature has been using sunlight as its primary energy source in photosynthesis. In the course of this process, plants, algae and cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) use sunlight to split water and produce energy-rich chemical compounds from carbon dioxide (CO2). The end product is carbohydrates which, in nature, act as solar fuels in the living cell… Continue reading Solar fuels as generated by nature

US army award to further University of Tennessee bioenergy research

In faraway places around the world, U.S. soldiers are challenged with carrying out missions despite the lack of access to energy supplies. A University of Tennessee, Knoxville, bioenergy researcher has received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense to help find a solution… Continue reading US army award to further University of Tennessee bioenergy research