Using a cheap nickel iron catalyst coating a nickel “foam” UNSW scientists have made an electrode that has the raised the bar in the race to improve efficiency of water splitting to make Hydrogen for fuel cells.
Interesting advances being made in hydrogen storage here.
A good summary of methane hydrates. The focus for research interest should be in near surface hydrates beneath permafrost which are in danger of releasing into the atmosphere. Could these deposits be harvested before natural release?
If this can be commercialised the whole electric car thing – becomes a reality fast!
US EU doing what Greenpeace hasn’t been able to achieve yet