Here Comes the Sun: Solar for Chemical Process Industries

A novel solar reactor design has been developed at the University of Florida. Preliminary tests using a pilot-scale system capable of taking in 10kW solar energy and using it to drive the splitting of water have been successful.

DalinYebo‘s insight:

Hydrogen is a key molecule for furfural chemistry. To make it economically from water and the sun would be absolutely marvellous. Keep an eye on these developments!

See on chenected.aiche.org

via Scoop.itFurfural and its many By-products

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