Synhelion uses solar heat to convert CO2 into synthetic fuels – so-called solar fuels. Solar radiation is reflected by the mirror field, concentrated onto the receiver, and converted into high-temperature process heat. The generated heat is fed to the thermochemical reactor that produces syngas, a mixture of H2 and CO. The syngas is then processed … [Read more…]
Plant owner Exelon said the reactor would shut down by September 30. from Ars Technica by Megan Geuss, 05/09/2019.