Electricity generated with water, salt and a three-atoms-thick membrane: NEW Osmotic Power « Great Things from Small Things .. Nanotechnology Innovation

A molybdenum 3-atoms-thick selective membrane. Credit: © Steven Duensing / National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Proponents of clean energy will soon have a new source to add to their existing array of solar, wind, and hydropower: osmotic power. Or more specifically, energy generated by a natural phenomenon occurring when fresh water comes into contact with seaw…

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