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Towards practical implementation

Limiting reliance on non-renewable fossil fuels inevitably depends on a more efficient utilization of solar energy. Materials scientists discuss the most viable approaches to produce high-energy-density fuels from sunlight that can be implemented in existing infrastructures.

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Dahl, S., Chorkendorff, I. Towards practical implementation. Nature Mater 11, 100–101 (2012).

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