Themed collection Sustainable Energy & Fuels Recent HOT Articles

116 items - Showing page 1 of 2
Communication

Solvent annealing for morphology control to realize high efficiency all-small-molecule organic solar cells

Morphology control of all-small-molecule (ASM) organic solar cells (OSCs) is crucial for improving their efficiencies.

Graphical abstract: Solvent annealing for morphology control to realize high efficiency all-small-molecule organic solar cells
Communication

In situ oxidative etching-enabled synthesis of hollow Cu2O nanocrystals for efficient CO2RR into C2+ products

The prepared hollow Cu2O nanocrystals via oxidative etching yield C2+ products with a faradaic efficiency of 75.9% and a C2+ partial current density of 0.54 A cm−2 ascribed to their defect-rich sites and abundant stepped facets.

Graphical abstract: In situ oxidative etching-enabled synthesis of hollow Cu2O nanocrystals for efficient CO2RR into C2+ products
Communication

BaTb0.3Fe0.7O3−δ: a new proton-conductor-derived cathode for proton-conducting solid oxide fuel cells

BaTb0.3Fe0.7O3−δ, a new proton-conductor-derived cathode, has been proposed as a cathode for proton-conducting solid oxide fuel cells with high performance.

Graphical abstract: BaTb0.3Fe0.7O3−δ: a new proton-conductor-derived cathode for proton-conducting solid oxide fuel cells
Communication

Colloidal platinum nanoparticles dispersed by polyvinylpyrrolidone and poly(diallyldimethylammonium chloride) with high catalytic activity for hydrogen production based on formate decomposition

Effective H2 production based on formate decomposition with colloidal platinum nanoparticles dispersed by polyvinylpyrrolidone and a cationic polymer, poly(diallyldimethylammonium chloride), is accomplished.

Graphical abstract: Colloidal platinum nanoparticles dispersed by polyvinylpyrrolidone and poly(diallyldimethylammonium chloride) with high catalytic activity for hydrogen production based on formate decomposition
Communication

A high-rate free-standing Na3V2(PO4)3 symmetric full cell for sodium-ion batteries

With the aid of an ether electrolyte, superior electrochemical performance of free-standing Na3V2(PO4)3 electrodes as the anode, cathode, and full cell is analyzed.

Graphical abstract: A high-rate free-standing Na3V2(PO4)3 symmetric full cell for sodium-ion batteries
Communication

Interfacial modification of Zn foil electrode with cationic surfactants enables efficient and selective CO production from CO2 electroreduction

The dynamic CTAB-modified electrode/electrolyte interface on Zn foil is effective to promote CO2 electroreduction to CO with enhanced Faradaic efficiency and current density.

Graphical abstract: Interfacial modification of Zn foil electrode with cationic surfactants enables efficient and selective CO production from CO2 electroreduction
Communication

Efficient one-pot tandem catalysis of glucose into 1,1,2-trimethoxyethane over W-Beta catalysts

1,1,2-Trimethoxyethane was synthesized from glucose over W-Beta catalysts with a high yield of 54.2% through epimerization, RAC, acetalization, and etherfication processes.

Graphical abstract: Efficient one-pot tandem catalysis of glucose into 1,1,2-trimethoxyethane over W-Beta catalysts
Communication

Electrochemical deposition of electronically rich Pt single atoms and nanocrystals on porous carbon for enhanced electrocatalysis in strong acids

Pt single atoms (SAs) and nanocrystals were deposited on a carbon nanoballoon support using an electrochemical cycling approach. The enhancement of ORR performance in acidic media was originated from electronic effect as well as ultrafine dispersion of Pt.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical deposition of electronically rich Pt single atoms and nanocrystals on porous carbon for enhanced electrocatalysis in strong acids
Communication

Artificial foliage with remarkable quantum conversion efficiency in bicarbonate to formate

An efficient heterogeneous immobilized device for the photoreduction of bicarbonate to formate was achieved by a thin-film semiconductor with metallophthalocyanines.

Graphical abstract: Artificial foliage with remarkable quantum conversion efficiency in bicarbonate to formate
Communication

Cubic MnSe2 microcubes enabling high-performance sulfur cathodes for lithium–sulfur batteries

The cycle performance and rate capability of sulfur cathodes are greatly enhanced by introducing cubic MnSe2 microcubes. The Shuttle effect is suppressed effectively by the adsorption between MnSe2 and polysulfide via binding of Se and S.

Graphical abstract: Cubic MnSe2 microcubes enabling high-performance sulfur cathodes for lithium–sulfur batteries
Open Access Communication

In situ formation of a molecular cobalt(III)/AgCl photocatalyst for visible-light water oxidation

A unique photocatalyst that consists of a molecular Co(III) species and wide-bandgap AgCl is presented. Even without a physical connection between the two components, the Co(III)/AgCl photocatalyst showed water oxidation activity under visible light.

Graphical abstract: In situ formation of a molecular cobalt(iii)/AgCl photocatalyst for visible-light water oxidation
Communication

Mo-doping allows high performance for a perovskite cathode applied in proton-conducting solid oxide fuel cells

The Mo-doping strategy allows the traditional Ba0.5Sr0.5Co0.8Fe0.2O3−δ (BSCF) cathode to show improvements in hydration ability, proton migration ability and chemical stability, leading to high performance of the fuel cell with good stability.

Graphical abstract: Mo-doping allows high performance for a perovskite cathode applied in proton-conducting solid oxide fuel cells
Communication

Improving the efficiency of electrokinetic conversion in nanofluidics with graphene-engineered surface

We demonstrate decoupling of the flow boundary and surface electrical charging with single-layer graphene, which promotes the energy efficiency of a streaming generator by a factor of 20–100.

Graphical abstract: Improving the efficiency of electrokinetic conversion in nanofluidics with graphene-engineered surface
Communication

An anode-free aqueous dual-ion battery

Herein, a novel anode-free aqueous dual-ion cell is developed with expanded graphite as cathode, inactive current collector as anode replacement and inorganic/organic hybrid zinc salts as electrolyte.

Graphical abstract: An anode-free aqueous dual-ion battery
Communication

Study on photo-degradation of inverted organic solar cells caused by generation of potential barrier between PEDOT:PSS and PBDB-Ts

We investigated the photo-stability of PBDB-T, which is a widely used donor material for organic solar cells (OSCs), in OSCs. The OSCs based on PBDB-T did not show good stability, which can be originated in the dedoping of PEDOT:PSS by PBDB-T.

Graphical abstract: Study on photo-degradation of inverted organic solar cells caused by generation of potential barrier between PEDOT:PSS and PBDB-Ts
Communication

Photoelectrochemical concurrent hydrogen generation and heavy metal recovery from polluted acidic mine water

The feasibility of a solar-driven photoelectrochemical process to generate hydrogen fuel from metal mine polluted water while simultaneously recovering heavy metals has been explored.

Graphical abstract: Photoelectrochemical concurrent hydrogen generation and heavy metal recovery from polluted acidic mine water
Communication

Synergetic effects of DMA cation doping and Cl anion additives induced re-growth of MA1−xDMAxPbI3 perovskites

We report a dual-ion exchange and alloy method using DMACl to significantly improve the stability and performance of MAPbI3 perovskites.

Graphical abstract: Synergetic effects of DMA cation doping and Cl anion additives induced re-growth of MA1−xDMAxPbI3 perovskites
Paper

Construction of core–shell Ni–Co(OH)F@NiCo2S4 nanorods for highly efficient hydrazine-assisted hydrogen evolution

Core–shell Ni–Co(OH)F@NiCo2S4 nanorods with Ni doping and interface engineering have exhibited outstanding performances toward hydrazine-assisted hydrogen production.

Graphical abstract: Construction of core–shell Ni–Co(OH)F@NiCo2S4 nanorods for highly efficient hydrazine-assisted hydrogen evolution
Paper

Engineering NiMoP nanosheets on hollow Cu3P nanotube arrays as efficient electrocatalyst for hydrogen evolution reaction

By virtue of its unique core–shell open tubular structure, NiMoP@Cu3P/CF shows large specific surface area and short diffusion paths, which facilitates mass transport and easy accessibility of water, resulting in a superior HER activity in 1 M KOH.

Graphical abstract: Engineering NiMoP nanosheets on hollow Cu3P nanotube arrays as efficient electrocatalyst for hydrogen evolution reaction
Open Access Paper

Perovskite-inspired Cu2AgBiI6 for mesoscopic indoor photovoltaics under realistic low-light intensity conditions

Low-toxicity perovskite-inspired Cu2AgBiI6 is a potential candidate for indoor photovoltaics. Cu2AgBiI6-based photovoltaics with an optimized mesoporous TiO2 thickness ensure high fill factor and a power conversion efficiency of 4.64% at 200 lux.

Graphical abstract: Perovskite-inspired Cu2AgBiI6 for mesoscopic indoor photovoltaics under realistic low-light intensity conditions
Accepted Manuscript - Paper

Creating electron-rich region on ultrafine Bi2O3 nanoparticles to boost the electrochemical carbon dioxide reduction to formate

Paper

Improved performance of perovskite solar cells via combining Pb–Sn alloying with the passivation effect of SnI2

An improved strategy is proposed by introducing SnI2 to improve the performance of Pb-based PSCs, which is due to the defect passivation effect and the formation of Sn–Pb alloying perovskite.

Graphical abstract: Improved performance of perovskite solar cells via combining Pb–Sn alloying with the passivation effect of SnI2
Paper

Complementary metal–semiconductor interactions on Ag-TiO2 NT heterojunction for the efficient electrochemical reduction of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural

The electrocatalytic performance of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) reduction is improved by the Ag-TiO2 NT heterojunction through complementary metal–semiconductor interactions.

Graphical abstract: Complementary metal–semiconductor interactions on Ag-TiO2 NT heterojunction for the efficient electrochemical reduction of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural
Paper

K+ intercalated MnO2 with ultra-long cycling life for high-performance aqueous magnesium-ion hybrid supercapacitors

K+ intercalated MnO2 as the cathode material for aqueous magnesium-ion hybrid supercapacitors exhibits high energy density and ultra-long cycling life.

Graphical abstract: K+ intercalated MnO2 with ultra-long cycling life for high-performance aqueous magnesium-ion hybrid supercapacitors
Paper

Hierarchical layered nickel–iron double hydroxide/carbon nanotube fiber electrode for constructing asymmetric fiber supercapacitor

A flexible fiber supercapacitor assembled using well-matched Ni–Fe LDH@CNTF and RuO2@CNTF fiber electrodes exhibited favorable energy and power combinations, providing a promising solution to the demands for power sources for flexible electronics.

Graphical abstract: Hierarchical layered nickel–iron double hydroxide/carbon nanotube fiber electrode for constructing asymmetric fiber supercapacitor
Accepted Manuscript - Paper

Tuning electrocatalytic water oxidation by MnOx through the incorporation of abundant metal cations

Paper

Polypropylene separator-reinforced polymer-in-salt solid composite electrolytes for high-performance lithium ion batteries at room temperature

Polypropylene separator-reinforced polymer-in-salt SSCEs combine high ionic conductivity, large tLi+ and superior interface stability toward lithium anodes, enabling excellent cycling stability of solid-state lithium ion batteries at room temperature.

Graphical abstract: Polypropylene separator-reinforced polymer-in-salt solid composite electrolytes for high-performance lithium ion batteries at room temperature
Accepted Manuscript - Paper

Use of hemicellulose-derived xylose for environmentally sustainable starch production by mixotrophic duckweed

Paper

Well-defined hierarchical teddy bear sunflower-like NiCo2O4 electrocatalyst for superior water oxidation

Transition metal oxides were fabricated by a facile solvothermal route. The hierarchical NiCo2O4 electrocatalyst exhibited enhanced water oxidation performance due to the unique teddy bear sunflower-like morphology.

Graphical abstract: Well-defined hierarchical teddy bear sunflower-like NiCo2O4 electrocatalyst for superior water oxidation
Paper

Growing COFs in situ on CdS nanorods as core–shell heterojunctions to improve the charge separation efficiency

A Z-scheme heterojunction CdS@TTI-COF with a core–shell structure was prepared for efficient photocatalytic hydrogen evolution.

Graphical abstract: Growing COFs in situ on CdS nanorods as core–shell heterojunctions to improve the charge separation efficiency
Paper

Nanochannel-dependent power generation performance of NiAl-LDH/SiO2-based generators driven by natural water evaporation

NiAl-LDH/SiO2 stacks were used to construct different nanochannels and a smaller nanochannel resulted in a higher electric potential.

Graphical abstract: Nanochannel-dependent power generation performance of NiAl-LDH/SiO2-based generators driven by natural water evaporation
Open Access Paper

Anion-exchange membranes with internal microchannels for water control in CO2 electrolysis

We developed and simulated an anion exchange membrane with internal microchannels to hydrate the membrane. This allows water-consuming reactions (such as CO2 electrolysis) without sacrificing membrane conductivity or ion crossover.

Graphical abstract: Anion-exchange membranes with internal microchannels for water control in CO2 electrolysis
Paper

Probing elemental speciation in hydrochar produced from hydrothermal liquefaction of anaerobic digestates using quantitative X-ray diffraction

Understanding elemental speciation in the hydrothermal liquefaction-derived hydrochar paves the way for more profitable and sustainable wet biomass waste biorefineries.

Graphical abstract: Probing elemental speciation in hydrochar produced from hydrothermal liquefaction of anaerobic digestates using quantitative X-ray diffraction
Paper

Recycling alloy scrap and CO2 by paired molten salt electrolysis

Reclaiming valuable materials from retired alloys and CO2 in an eco-friendly and efficient manner is critically important to meet the urgent need for strategical metals and curb climate change.

Graphical abstract: Recycling alloy scrap and CO2 by paired molten salt electrolysis
Paper

Pre-lithiated Li4+xTi5O12 (0 ≤ x ≤ 3) anodes towards building high-performance Li-ion capacitors

A 180° faradaic shift is observed for a completely pre-lithiated Li4Ti5O12 anode when paired with an activated carbon cathode. The optimum range of pre-lithiation certainly enables attaining high energy and high power Li-ion capacitors.

Graphical abstract: Pre-lithiated Li4+xTi5O12 (0 ≤ x ≤ 3) anodes towards building high-performance Li-ion capacitors
Open Access Paper

Efficient direct lignin fuel cells enabled by hierarchical nickel–iron phosphide nanosheets as an anode catalyst

Hierarchical nickel–iron phosphide nanosheets were reported as a novel anode catalyst for direct lignin fuel cells at low temperature. When NiFeP with a Ni/Fe ratio of 1 was used, the fuel cell produced a maximum power density of 24 mW cm−2.

Graphical abstract: Efficient direct lignin fuel cells enabled by hierarchical nickel–iron phosphide nanosheets as an anode catalyst
Paper

Hydrated lithium nido-boranes for solid–liquid hybrid batteries

Hydrated and anhydrous LiB11H14 salts are prepared through a facile approach. Liquid-like Li+ conductivity (10−2 S cm−1) is observed for a-LiB11H14·(H2O)n at 60 °C. LiB11H14·2H2O is classified as a new class of ionic liquid as it melts near 70 °C.

Graphical abstract: Hydrated lithium nido-boranes for solid–liquid hybrid batteries
Paper

Two-dimensional metallic VTe2 demonstrating fast ion diffusion for aqueous zinc-ion batteries

By controlling the pH value of solution from acidic to alkaline, the corresponding morphology of VTe2 is evolving from nanorods to nanosheets. Serving VTe2 nanosheets as cathode for AZIBs.

Graphical abstract: Two-dimensional metallic VTe2 demonstrating fast ion diffusion for aqueous zinc-ion batteries
Paper

Selective CO2-to-CO photoreduction over an orthophosphate semiconductor via the direct Z-scheme heterojunction of Ag3PO4 quantum dots decorated on SnS2 nanosheets

A direct Z-scheme heterojunction via decorating Ag3PO4 quantum dots on SnS2 nanosheets results in highly selective and efficient solar-driven CO2-to-CO photoreduction.

Graphical abstract: Selective CO2-to-CO photoreduction over an orthophosphate semiconductor via the direct Z-scheme heterojunction of Ag3PO4 quantum dots decorated on SnS2 nanosheets
Paper

Bell-shaped RuFe/Ni5P4 for efficient urea-assisted electrolytic hydrogen production

The self-growing bell-shaped structure of the nickel foam substrate have excellent binding ability with the NF substrate, which greatly improve the mass and charge transfer efficiency and provide the possibility of stabilizing the catalyst at large currents.

Graphical abstract: Bell-shaped RuFe/Ni5P4 for efficient urea-assisted electrolytic hydrogen production
Paper

Combination effect of flow channel configuration and anode GDL porosity on mass transfer and performance of PEM water electrolyzers

A three-dimensional numerical model of the PEM water electrolyzer was constructed to account for the combined effect of the non-uniform depth of the flow channel and the non-uniform porosity of the anode gas diffusion layer on the mass transfer characteristics.

Graphical abstract: Combination effect of flow channel configuration and anode GDL porosity on mass transfer and performance of PEM water electrolyzers
Paper

S-scheme heterojunction AgCl/g-C3N4 with a unique electron transfer channel via a built-in electric field for enhanced H2 production

The polyunsaturated edge Ag in a surface-modified catalyst plays a prominent role in the accumulation of electrons during photocatalytic H2 production.

Graphical abstract: S-scheme heterojunction AgCl/g-C3N4 with a unique electron transfer channel via a built-in electric field for enhanced H2 production
Paper

Ultrahigh capacity potassium-based dual carbon batteries with a high concentration electrolyte

K-DCBs assembled based on a 3 M KPF6/EC : DEC : PC electrolyte can deliver a superior capacity of 121 mA h g−1 at 1C, which might be ascribed to the high oxidation stability and ion concentration provide by high-concentration electrolyte.

Graphical abstract: Ultrahigh capacity potassium-based dual carbon batteries with a high concentration electrolyte
Paper

Modified polydopamine derivatives as high-performance organic anodes for potassium-ion batteries

The modified polydopamine derivative (MPDA-350) is first synthesized by template-assisted and low-temperature annealing methods, and is utilized as a promising anode for potassium-ion batteries with high electrochemical performance.

Graphical abstract: Modified polydopamine derivatives as high-performance organic anodes for potassium-ion batteries
Paper

Rational design of 1D NiMoO4/0D CdS heterostructures for efficient photocatalytic hydrogen generation under visible light

The well-established CdS-NiMoO4 nano-heterojunction showed superior photocatalytic hydrogen production under visible light irradiation with efficient photostability.

Graphical abstract: Rational design of 1D NiMoO4/0D CdS heterostructures for efficient photocatalytic hydrogen generation under visible light
Paper

Improving the electron transfer in the oxygen reduction reaction by N/S co-doping for high-performance of Zn–air batteries

The carbonization product of κ-carrageenan can fix melamine for introducing N doping, which can facilitate the four-electron transfer path, resulting in the fabrication of high-performance Zn–air batteries.

Graphical abstract: Improving the electron transfer in the oxygen reduction reaction by N/S co-doping for high-performance of Zn–air batteries
Paper

Mn boosted the electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution of N, P co-doped Mo2C via synergistically tuning the electronic structures

Molybdenum carbide (Mo2C) is a promising candidate to replace Pt for highly efficient hydrogen evolution reaction (HER).

Graphical abstract: Mn boosted the electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution of N, P co-doped Mo2C via synergistically tuning the electronic structures
Paper

Synthesis of quantum dot-based polymer nanocomposites: assessment of their thermoelectric performances

Inhomogeneity and the presence of strong grain boundaries are responsible for the potential energy-filtering effect in the bulk state of PEDOT:PSS nanocomposites, which increases the Seebeck coefficient and electrical conductivity simultaneously.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of quantum dot-based polymer nanocomposites: assessment of their thermoelectric performances
Paper

Effects of the secondary air inlet position and gasifying agents on grape branch gasification in an improved downdraft gasifier

Gasification experiments on grape branches were carried out in a self-improved downdraft gasifier at 800 °C, under atmospheric pressure, using air, steam, and air–steam as gasifying agents.

Graphical abstract: Effects of the secondary air inlet position and gasifying agents on grape branch gasification in an improved downdraft gasifier
Open Access Paper

New insights into the environmental performance of perovskite-on-silicon tandem solar cells – a life cycle assessment of industrially manufactured modules

A life cycle assessment points to environmental advantages of industrially manufactured perovskite-on-silicon tandem cell (PST) modules over silicon hetero-junction cell (SHJ) modules.

Graphical abstract: New insights into the environmental performance of perovskite-on-silicon tandem solar cells – a life cycle assessment of industrially manufactured modules
Paper

High-performance magneto-mechano-electric generator through optimization of magnetic flux concentration

The performance of MME generators was investigated under magnetic flux concentrators (MFC) and confirms the MFC with higher permeability focuses more magnetic flux to the MME generator, which can have incited an added harvested electrical power.

Graphical abstract: High-performance magneto-mechano-electric generator through optimization of magnetic flux concentration
Paper

A nanofibrillar conjugated polymer film as an interface layer for high-performance CsPbIBr2 solar cells with efficiency exceeding 11%

A self-assembled nanofibrillar conjugated polymer film is used to optimize the CsPbIBr2/hole-transporting layer interface. The obtained CsPbIBr2 solar cell demonstrates an efficiency of 11.05% with excellent long-term stability.

Graphical abstract: A nanofibrillar conjugated polymer film as an interface layer for high-performance CsPbIBr2 solar cells with efficiency exceeding 11%
Paper

Continuous production of 1,4-pentanediol from ethyl levulinate and industrialized furfuryl alcohol over Cu-based catalysts

An alcoholysis-hydrogenation integrated continuous process for the production of 1,4-PDO from industrialized FOL.

Graphical abstract: Continuous production of 1,4-pentanediol from ethyl levulinate and industrialized furfuryl alcohol over Cu-based catalysts
Paper

Mixed cation 2D perovskite: a novel approach for enhanced perovskite solar cell stability

Two different ligand precursors are mixed together and deposited at the 3D PVK/HTL interface, forming a novel 2D perovskite layer at the interface which improves the stability among other properties of perovskite solar cells.

Graphical abstract: Mixed cation 2D perovskite: a novel approach for enhanced perovskite solar cell stability
Paper

Au supported defect free TS-1 for enhanced performance of gas phase propylene epoxidation with H2 and O2

A facile strategy for the synthesis of a high quality TS-1 zeolite without anatase Ti species via a hydrothermal method using urea as a mineralizer was reported, which exhibits excellent performance in the direct gas phase epoxidation of propylene.

Graphical abstract: Au supported defect free TS-1 for enhanced performance of gas phase propylene epoxidation with H2 and O2
Paper

NiO–Ti nanocomposites for contact electrification and energy harvesting: experimental and DFT+U studies

Triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) have recently attracted extensive attention from academia and industry as a promising approach for energy harvesting.

Graphical abstract: NiO–Ti nanocomposites for contact electrification and energy harvesting: experimental and DFT+U studies
Paper

New nonflammable tributyl phosphate based localized high concentration electrolytes for lithium metal batteries

A new tributyl phosphate based nonflammable localized high concentration electrolyte exhibits good electrochemical performance.

Graphical abstract: New nonflammable tributyl phosphate based localized high concentration electrolytes for lithium metal batteries
Paper

Leveraging coordination chemistry in the design of bipolar energy storage materials for redox flow batteries

A new cobalt(II) coordination complex, with two widely separated cobalt-centred redox processes, has been prepared and investigated as an energy storage material for bipolar redox flow batteries.

Graphical abstract: Leveraging coordination chemistry in the design of bipolar energy storage materials for redox flow batteries
Paper

A new simple volatile solid additive triggers morphological optimization and performance stabilization in polymer solar cells

A volatile solid additive, 2,6-dichloroiodobenzene (DCIB), was introduced into PM6:Y6-based devices, and a better phase separation morphology was gained due to the enhanced intermolecular interaction and prospective stability with little decay during 25 days.

Graphical abstract: A new simple volatile solid additive triggers morphological optimization and performance stabilization in polymer solar cells
Open Access Paper

Blend for all or pure for few? Well-to-wheel life cycle assessment of blending electricity-based OME3–5 with fossil diesel

Using life cycle assessment, we explore the conditions under which a fleet-wide blending of OME3–5 with fossil diesel can reduce environmental impacts in terms of CO2, NOx, and soot emissions.

Graphical abstract: Blend for all or pure for few? Well-to-wheel life cycle assessment of blending electricity-based OME3–5 with fossil diesel
Paper

Chemical reduction of Prussian blue nanocubes to obtain alkali ion containing cathodes and their battery applications

A facile process for the preparation of alkali ion containing Prussian blue cathodes by chemical reduction and their battery applications are reported.

Graphical abstract: Chemical reduction of Prussian blue nanocubes to obtain alkali ion containing cathodes and their battery applications
Paper

Designed synthesis of a hierarchical MoSe2@WSe2 hybrid nanostructure as a bifunctional electrocatalyst for total water-splitting

Reaction kinetics-controlled one-step wet-chemical synthesis of MoSe2@WSe2 hybrid nanostructure with enhanced electrocatalytic activity for total water-splitting reaction.

Graphical abstract: Designed synthesis of a hierarchical MoSe2@WSe2 hybrid nanostructure as a bifunctional electrocatalyst for total water-splitting
Paper

Influences of pulverization and annealing treatment on the photocatalytic activity of BiVO4 for oxygen evolution

Pulverization followed by annealing treatment improved the activity of BiVO4 although the annealing treatment had a negative impact on the non-milled sample.

Graphical abstract: Influences of pulverization and annealing treatment on the photocatalytic activity of BiVO4 for oxygen evolution
Paper

Design of a reference model for fast optimization of photo-electrochemical cells

Photo-electrochemical cells: Bayesian simulation enchmarking.

Graphical abstract: Design of a reference model for fast optimization of photo-electrochemical cells
Paper

Nanosized high entropy spinel oxide (FeCoNiCrMn)3O4 as a highly active and ultra-stable electrocatalyst for the oxygen evolution reaction

High-entropy oxides (HEOs) with a multi-component single-phase structure are considered as promising electrocatalysts for the oxygen evolution reaction due to their good catalytic activity and tailorable electrochemical properties.

Graphical abstract: Nanosized high entropy spinel oxide (FeCoNiCrMn)3O4 as a highly active and ultra-stable electrocatalyst for the oxygen evolution reaction
Paper

Enhancing the long-cycling performance of a LiNi0.8Co0.15Al0.05O2@LaNiO3 cathode material by surface modification

Herein, the introduction of hexagonal LaNiO3 on the surface of LiNi0.8Co0.15Al0.05O2 provides a protective and adaptable ultrathin layer to stabilize the microstructure of Ni-rich layered cathode materials, enhancing the electrochemical and thermal stability.

Graphical abstract: Enhancing the long-cycling performance of a LiNi0.8Co0.15Al0.05O2@LaNiO3 cathode material by surface modification
Paper

Co-liquefaction of sewage sludge with wheat straw in supercritical water – potential for integrating hydrothermal liquefaction with wastewater treatment plants

Sewage sludge from wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) represents a source of feedstock for hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL), which in turn offers a sustainable alternative to valorize this societal waste.

Graphical abstract: Co-liquefaction of sewage sludge with wheat straw in supercritical water – potential for integrating hydrothermal liquefaction with wastewater treatment plants
Paper

A nonflammable phosphate-based localized high-concentration electrolyte for safe and high-voltage lithium metal batteries

The well-designed electrolyte enables high-voltage Li‖Ni6Mn2Co2O2 batteries with both enhanced safety and superior reversibility.

Graphical abstract: A nonflammable phosphate-based localized high-concentration electrolyte for safe and high-voltage lithium metal batteries
Open Access Paper

Microstructured nitrogen-doped graphene-Sn composites as a negative electrode for high performance lithium-ion hybrid supercapacitors

Microstructured nitrogen-doped graphene-Sn synthetized in one step for high performance and long-term cycling stability lithium-ion capacitors.

Graphical abstract: Microstructured nitrogen-doped graphene-Sn composites as a negative electrode for high performance lithium-ion hybrid supercapacitors
Paper

Thermodynamic analysis of the electrochemical synthesis of ammonia in solid-state proton-conducting electrochemical reactors considering interfacial potential steps

Ammonia (NH3) as a carbon-free hydrogen carrier shows great potential as fuel and its production under mild conditions is desired.

Graphical abstract: Thermodynamic analysis of the electrochemical synthesis of ammonia in solid-state proton-conducting electrochemical reactors considering interfacial potential steps
116 items - Showing page 1 of 2

About this collection

Welcome to our online rolling collection of the hottest work published in Sustainable Energy & Fuels. Here we feature all Sustainable Energy & Fuels articles highlighted as HOT by the handling editor or our referees. Congratulations to all the authors whose articles are featured.

Spotlight

Advertisements