When Cella Energy CEO Stephen Voller demos little squares of white fluffy material, he isn’t holding cotton swabs from a local pharmacy. Neither is he tossing a handful of cereal when he showcases tiny white pellets that look like Cheerios dipped in sugar. The materials he presents are complex nanoparticle compounds, which may hold the answer to the long-pursued challenge of safely and effectively storing hydrogen fuel.
“Each one of these when heated will release hydrogen gas,” he says of the small heap of pellets in his palm. “You get about a balloon worth of hydrogen gas from that.” Read Full Story