Solar Machine Mimics Plants to Transform CO2 Into Fuel

December 27, 2010 by  
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Plants have long harnessed sunlight to create ‘food’ for themselves, and now a joint American and Swiss team have created a device that can duplicate the process! The team recently unveiled their prototype, which uses captured sunlight and a metal oxide called ceria to break down CO2 and water and create fuels which can be stored, used or transported to those who do need them. Read the rest of Solar Machine Mimics Plants to Transform CO2 Into Fuel http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/ohttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=better_feedptions-general.php?page=better_feed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Ceria , eco-friendly , Electricity , fuel , green , hydrogen , photovoltaic , power , prototype , PS10 , reactor , renewable energy , research , science , solar , Solar Power , SolarPower , sunlight , syngas

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Solar Machine Mimics Plants to Transform CO2 Into Fuel

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