Overarching goal: Transformation of carbon dioxide into a renewable fuel with sunlight
Technology class: (Photo)electrochemical
Feedstock: CO2 and H2O
Product(s):HCOOH, H2 and O2
Sustainability criteria: NO critical raw materials;
Novelty/Unique Selling point: Record solar to CO2-based fuels productivity with a technology based on non-critical raw materials.
Bottlenecks tackled: Matching the features of light absorbers, cathode and anode to work together at maximum performance point.
Starting TRL: 2 / End TRL: 4
Funding type received: H2020 FETPROACT-2016 RIA (grant agreement 732840)