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Environmentally Beneficial Nanotechnologies
Defra has also commissioned research into the the policy implications of nanotechnologies that will benefit the environment. The report of the study Environmentally beneficial nanotechnologies: barriers and opportunities investigates the opportunities and potential obstacles to adoption of a number applications of nanotechnology which could be used to cut use of non-renewable energy sources and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This report explores the application of nanoscience in the areas of insulation, photovoltaics, electricity storage, engine efficiency and the hydrogen economy.
UK Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)