Sparc Hydrogen pilot plant closer with new Japanese partner

Sparc Hydrogen is closer to announcing the development of its photocatalytic water splitting hydrogen production pilot reactor with the announcement of new international partners for the project. A joint venture between Sparc Technologies, the University of Adelaide and Fortescue, Sparc Hydrogen has progressed several key workstreams that de-risk the development of the pilot plant, including…

Sparc Technologies ecosparc tested on marine infrastructure

Technology development company Sparc Technologies has announced the start of trials of its ecosparc graphene coatings additive in field trials with the South Australian Department for Infrastructure and Transport. Steel piles for the department’s Streaky Bay Jetty remediation project have been delivered for blasting and coating with either the ecosparc enhanced or control coatings. Field…

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Sparc Technologies raises $2.25 million Graphene and green hydrogen developer Sparc Technologies has received firm commitments from sophisticated and other professional investors to raise $2.25M through a share placement. New and existing investors strongly supported the placement. Sparc Technologies Managing Director Nick O’Loughlin, said: “Sparc is very pleased with the strong support it has received…

Sparc Hydrogen reports success with photocatalytic water splitting

Hydrogen technology developer Sparc Hydrogen has successfully tested its second generation prototype photocatalytic water splitting (PWS) reactor atop a solar tower at the CSIRO Energy Centre in Newcastle, New South Wales (pictured). Sparc Hydrogen, a joint venture between the University of Adelaide, Fortescue and Sparc Technologies, tested over numerous trial runs the second generation prototype…

Sparc Hydrogen explains solar catalytic water splitting

Green hydrogen technology developer Sparc Hydrogen has released a video (below) detailing their work with CSIRO demonstrating the company’s novel process of concentrated solar photocatalytic water splitting (PWS) as an alternative method for producing green hydrogen at industrial scale. Lead researcher at the company Professor Greg Metha said: “Photocatalysis uses the Sun’s energy incident on…