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Sustainable Energy. 2013, 1(2), 32-37
DOI: 10.12691/rse-1-2-4
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Hydrogen Energy as Advance Renewable Resource

Krishna Kumar1 and Omprakash Sahu1,

1Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT Raipur, India

Pub. Date: December 15, 2013

Cite this paper:
Krishna Kumar and Omprakash Sahu. Hydrogen Energy as Advance Renewable Resource. Sustainable Energy. 2013; 1(2):32-37. doi: 10.12691/rse-1-2-4

Abstract

Reducing the demand on fossil resources remains a significant concern for many nations. Renewable-based processes like solar- or wind-driven electrolysis and photo biological water splitting hold great promise for clean hydrogen production; however, advances must still be made before these technologies can be economically competitive. Approximately 95% of the hydrogen produced today comes from carbonaceous raw material, primarily fossil in origin. Only a fraction of this hydrogen is currently used for energy purposes; the bulk serves as a chemical feedstock for petrochemical, food, electronics and metallurgical processing industries. However, hydrogen’s share in the energy market is increasing with the implementation of fuel cell systems and the growing demand for zero-emission fuels. Hydrogen production will need to keep pace with this growing market. In this regard’s an effort has been made to study of hydrogen as new renewable energy resources.

Keywords:
biomass carbon dioxide Methane process utilization

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