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Electricity and Carbon Dioxide Used to Generate Alternative Fuel

ScienceDaily -- ScienceDaily (Mar. 29, 2012) — Imagine being able to use electricity to power your car -- even if it's not an electric vehicle. Researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have for the first time demonstrated a method for converting carbon dioxide into liquid fuel isobutanol using electricity.text deleted

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Submitted Mar 29, 2012 By: mastermariner
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LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2012 6:14:36 PM


Hydrogen generated by solar electricity is still a theory. The process is a long way from the practical world....perhaps 10 years or more. This is one of those wait and see deals.

[Edited by: LetemEatCake at 3/30/2012 9:15:56 PM EST]
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Kamakani
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2012 5:04:47 PM

Let's do it.
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2012 11:40:22 AM

Excellent, hopefully the overall efficiency will be near or higher than with lithium batteries.
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2012 6:42:51 AM

Good idea...now to make it practical.
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2012 11:59:18 PM

Good info!!
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2012 10:07:17 PM

great.
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2012 9:51:19 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2012 9:43:30 PM

industrial scale economics always the problem.

no mention of it here.
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2012 9:39:29 PM

This would be great for America.
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2012 9:32:37 PM

Cool!
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2012 9:09:40 PM

Really?!

For real?!

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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2012 9:04:31 PM

sign me up!
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2012 7:39:15 PM

Whatever helps.
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