Solar Synergy: Harnessing Solar Power for Carbon Capture and Conversion

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Solar-Driven Carbon Capture and Conversion System is an innovative approach to mitigating climate change by capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere and transforming it into valuable byproducts such as fuels and chemicals. The system integrates high-efficiency solar panels with advanced electrochemical cells, utilizing solar energy to power the CO2 capture and conversion processes. Solar panels collect sunlight and convert it into electrical energy, which drives electrochemical reactions in specialized cells that capture atmospheric CO2. This captured CO2 is then converted into useful byproducts like methanol or synthetic gasoline.

The novelty of this system lies in its unique combination of renewable solar energy with carbon capture and conversion technologies, creating an energy-efficient and sustainable method for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Leveraging current advancements in solar panel efficiency and electrochemical cell technology ensures the system's feasibility and cost-effectiveness. The components can be produced using existing industrial techniques, and the modular the design allows for scalability, making it suitable for both industrial and residential applications. In industrial settings, the system can capture emissions from power plants and manufacturing facilities, while residential installations can help households contribute to carbon reduction efforts.

The growing demand for carbon reduction technologies, driven by regulatory requirements and sustainability goals, underscores the market potential of this system. Visual aids, including system diagrams, photos of prototype components, and CAD images, complement the technical description by illustrating the innovative aspects, feasibility, and diverse applications of the system. The system's innovation, manufacturability, and marketability are key criteria that highlight its potential to significantly advance current carbon capture technologies and promote sustainable practices across various sectors.


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  • Name:
    Dinesh R
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    Team members:
    • MOHITH S
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