Conventional and Renewable Energy-Based Hydrogen Production
Hydrogen is one of the most interesting elements found abundantly in the universe. Hydrogen is always visualized with the source of energy in the astrophysics where the hydrogen elements split up in a process called nuclear fission yielding enormous quality of energy in the stars which directly or indirectly forms the basis of all the life on the Earth or also on any other planet. Hydrogen thus can be considered as green fuel which can solve the present-day energy crisis of the world without polluting the environment unlike other sources of energy. Hydrogen being such a potential element in nature is the seems to be a promising fuel for utility applications. The various schemes of hydrogen production along with their advantages and disadvantages have been enumerated in the following sections of the chapter.
KeywordsRenewable energy Hydrogen production Clean energy green fuel Green fuel Geothermal energy PV electrolysis Photocatalysis Photo-electrochemical Bio-photolysis Solar energy Geothermal energy Hydropower Biomass
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