The Naval Research Laboratory says its new technology can extract carbon dioxide and hydrogen from seawater at once. Then a reactor system converts the gases to liquid hydrocarbons. Scientists say it's the first technique with the potential to scale commercially. They have tested it on a radio-controlled model plane.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Converting Salt Water Into Fuel
The Navy says it has found a way to convert seawater into fuel. Vice Adm. Phil Hart Cullom calls the breakthrough a "game-changer" because it will let ships and aircraft stay longer at sea or in the air. It also weans them away from outside sources of energy.
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