Tag Archives: Sunlight

New lab to focus on creating sustainable energy source

A state-of-the-art laboratory, which aims to use sunlight to power the sustainable conversion of CO2 and water to form syngas, a high-energy gas mixture with potential as a future fuel source, opened this week in the Department of Chemistry. The Christian Doppler laboratory for Sustainable SynGas Chemistry will address application-oriented basic research questions to facilitate […] … learn more→

Solar energy incentives around the world

Sunlight is an unlimited source of non-polluting energy. Most power plants currently produce electricity with steam turbines. The heat to generate the steam is supplied by the combustion of fossil fuels such as oil, natural gas, or coal. Staggering volumes of carbon dioxide gas are produced through the combustion process. Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse […] … learn more→