Breakthrough in Hydrogen fuel production is clean and cheap using ammonia

06/24/2014 - 00:00

By Marion O'sullivan -

A new discovery by scientists at the UK's Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), offers a viable solution to the challenges of storage and cost by using ammonia as a clean and secure hydrogen-containing energy source to produce hydrogen on-demand in situ.


"Hydrogen Production from Ammonia Using Sodium Amide." William I. F. David, Joshua W. Makepeace, Samantha K. Callear, Hazel M. A. Hunter, James D. Taylor, Thomas J. Wood, and Martin O. Jones. Journal of the American Chemical Society Article ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/ja5042836