Can Electrification of Ammonia Synthesis Decrease Its Carbon Footprint?

Ian McPherson, Jie Zhang

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Abstract

Ammonia synthesis underpins modern life but carries a high energy and carbon cost. Recent electrochemical alternatives focus on ambient, aqueous systems with little current prospect for application. Here, Kyriakou et al.1 demonstrate a high-temperature and ambient pressure solid-state approach coupling methane steam reforming with ammonia synthesis to decrease energy usage.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12-14
Number of pages3
JournalJoule
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2020

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