HyperSolar Nears Voltage Needed For Solar Hydrogen Production

Solar Panels by Flickr user Chandra Marsono

What’s so magical about 1.5 volts, you may ask? It turns out that it’s the practical voltage required to produce hydrogen gas from water using artificial photosynthesis, powered only by solar energy, at commercial scale. At least, that’s the claim of a startup company called Hypersolar, which two days ago said it had reached a new milestone of 1.4… …read more