Catalysis for Alternative Energy Generation

The increase of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and the decrease of the available amount of fossil fuels necessitate finding new alternative and sustainable energy sources in the near future. This book summarizes the role and the possibilities of catalysis in the production of new energy carriers...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Guczi, László (Editor), Erdôhelyi, András (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2012, 2012
Edition:1st ed. 2012
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • General overview
  • Hydrogen energy by environmetally friendly fuels
  • Hydrogen production
  • Utilization of biomass
  • Utilization of biogas and methane dry reforming
  • Ethanol reforming
  • Methanol reforming
  • Biodiesel
  • Catalysis beyond biodiesel including fine chemistry
  • Low Temperature methane combustion
  • Reaction in Membranes and Catalysts
  • DMFC
  • Photocatalysis and solar cells
  • Direct utilization of solar energy
  • Concluding remarks and future perspectives.