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Title: Molecular Chromophore–Catalyst Assemblies for Solar Fuel Applications

Abstract

As the world’s population increases, the U.S. Department of Energy has estimated that energy consumption will increase with it, increasing from 5.7 × 10 20 J in 2012 to 8.1 × 10 20 J in 2040. This projection takes into account population growth, average gross domestic product per capita, and globally averaged energy intensity. At the same time, there is an increased understanding of the importance of integrating good environmental practices with stimulating economic growth and leadership provided by international organizations, such as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Most of the increases in energy consumption will come from emerging economies in Asia, Africa, and South America where goals, priorities, and challenges are diverse. To meet these demands there is a need to develop alternate energy sources. Although renewable and nuclear energy are growing by 2.5% a year, fossil fuels are still projected to make up at least 80% of the global energy supply in 2040.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (United States)
  2. Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1224664
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1386778
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0001011
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Chemical Reviews
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 115; Journal Issue: 23; Related Information: UNC partners with University of North Carolina (lead); Duke University; University of Florida; Georgia Institute of Technology; University; North Carolina Central University; Research Triangle Institute; Journal ID: ISSN 0009-2665
Publisher:
American Chemical Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Ashford, Dennis L., Gish, Melissa K., Vannucci, Aaron K., Brennaman, M. Kyle, Templeton, Joseph L., Papanikolas, John M., and Meyer, Thomas J. Molecular Chromophore–Catalyst Assemblies for Solar Fuel Applications. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00229.
Ashford, Dennis L., Gish, Melissa K., Vannucci, Aaron K., Brennaman, M. Kyle, Templeton, Joseph L., Papanikolas, John M., & Meyer, Thomas J. Molecular Chromophore–Catalyst Assemblies for Solar Fuel Applications. United States. doi:10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00229.
Ashford, Dennis L., Gish, Melissa K., Vannucci, Aaron K., Brennaman, M. Kyle, Templeton, Joseph L., Papanikolas, John M., and Meyer, Thomas J. Thu . "Molecular Chromophore–Catalyst Assemblies for Solar Fuel Applications". United States. doi:10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00229.
@article{osti_1224664,
title = {Molecular Chromophore–Catalyst Assemblies for Solar Fuel Applications},
author = {Ashford, Dennis L. and Gish, Melissa K. and Vannucci, Aaron K. and Brennaman, M. Kyle and Templeton, Joseph L. and Papanikolas, John M. and Meyer, Thomas J.},
abstractNote = {As the world’s population increases, the U.S. Department of Energy has estimated that energy consumption will increase with it, increasing from 5.7 × 1020 J in 2012 to 8.1 × 1020 J in 2040. This projection takes into account population growth, average gross domestic product per capita, and globally averaged energy intensity. At the same time, there is an increased understanding of the importance of integrating good environmental practices with stimulating economic growth and leadership provided by international organizations, such as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Most of the increases in energy consumption will come from emerging economies in Asia, Africa, and South America where goals, priorities, and challenges are diverse. To meet these demands there is a need to develop alternate energy sources. Although renewable and nuclear energy are growing by 2.5% a year, fossil fuels are still projected to make up at least 80% of the global energy supply in 2040.},
doi = {10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00229},
journal = {Chemical Reviews},
number = 23,
volume = 115,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {10}
}

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Figure 1 Figure 1: (A) World energy consumption (in British thermal units, Btu) of fossil fuels (black), renewables (red), and nuclear energy (green). (B) World carbon emissions per year. Data obtained from the Energy Information Administration, with values past 2012 predicted on the basis of current models.

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