Safer carbon capture and storage

Journal Reference: R. L. Tyne, P. H. Barry, M. Lawson, D. J. Byrne, O. Warr, H. Xie, D. J. Hillegonds, M. Formolo, Z. M. Summers, B. Skinner, J. M. Eiler, C. J. Ballentine. Rapid microbial methanogenesis during CO2 storage in hydrocarbon reservoirs. Nature, 2021; 600 (7890): 670 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04153-3 The UK government recently selected four … Read more

Chemical reactions enhance efficiency of key energy storage method

Journal Reference: Fuqiong Lei, David Korba, Wei Huang, Kelvin Randhir, Like Li, Nick AuYeung. Thermochemical heat recuperation for compressed air energy storage. Energy Conversion and Management, 2021; 250: 114889 DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2021.114889 Moving toward net-zero carbon emissions means dealing with the intermittent, unpredictable nature of green power sources such as wind and solar and also overcoming … Read more

Exploring carbon storage deep beneath the seabed

Journal Reference: Annalisa Polidori, Ruth F. Rowlands, Anita Zeidler, Mathieu Salanne, Henry E. Fischer, Burkhard Annighöfer, Stefan Klotz, Philip S. Salmon. Structure and dynamics of aqueous NaCl solutions at high temperatures and pressures. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 2021; 155 (19): 194506 DOI: 10.1063/5.0067166 Now a study from the University of Bath is shedding new … Read more

Prize-winning technology for large-scale energy storage

Journal Reference: Ziyauddin Khan, Ujwala Ail, Fatima Nadia Ajjan, Jaywant Phopase, Zia Ullah Khan, Nara Kim, Jakob Nilsson, Olle Inganäs, Magnus Berggren, Xavier Crispin. Water‐in‐Polymer Salt Electrolyte for Slow Self‐Discharge in Organic Batteries. Advanced Energy and Sustainability Research, 2021; 2100165 DOI: 10.1002/aesr.202100165 An increasing share of renewable energy in the energy mix and increasing consumption … Read more