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Title: Opportunities to improve the net energy performance of photoelectrochemical water-splitting technology

Abstract

The hydrogen energy provided by solar-driven photoelectrochemical water splitting must be greater than the energy used to produce and operate the technology, to enable energetic benefits to society.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [2];  [2];  [2];  [2]
  1. Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, Berkeley, CA (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  2. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1393029
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Energy & Environmental Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 9; Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 1754-5692
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Sathre, Roger, Greenblatt, Jeffery B., Walczak, Karl, Sharp, Ian D., Stevens, John C., Ager, III, Joel W., and Houle, Frances A.. Opportunities to improve the net energy performance of photoelectrochemical water-splitting technology. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1039/c5ee03040d.
Sathre, Roger, Greenblatt, Jeffery B., Walczak, Karl, Sharp, Ian D., Stevens, John C., Ager, III, Joel W., & Houle, Frances A.. Opportunities to improve the net energy performance of photoelectrochemical water-splitting technology. United States. doi:10.1039/c5ee03040d.
Sathre, Roger, Greenblatt, Jeffery B., Walczak, Karl, Sharp, Ian D., Stevens, John C., Ager, III, Joel W., and Houle, Frances A.. Fri . "Opportunities to improve the net energy performance of photoelectrochemical water-splitting technology". United States. doi:10.1039/c5ee03040d. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1393029.
@article{osti_1393029,
title = {Opportunities to improve the net energy performance of photoelectrochemical water-splitting technology},
author = {Sathre, Roger and Greenblatt, Jeffery B. and Walczak, Karl and Sharp, Ian D. and Stevens, John C. and Ager, III, Joel W. and Houle, Frances A.},
abstractNote = {The hydrogen energy provided by solar-driven photoelectrochemical water splitting must be greater than the energy used to produce and operate the technology, to enable energetic benefits to society.},
doi = {10.1039/c5ee03040d},
journal = {Energy & Environmental Science},
number = 3,
volume = 9,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Feb 19 00:00:00 EST 2016},
month = {Fri Feb 19 00:00:00 EST 2016}
}

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