Natural Gas Could Bridge Gap From Gasoline to Electric Vehicles

May 2, 2022

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Presented by Michigan News

U-M chemistry professor Adam Matzger discusses how natural gas could be a viable alternative to bridge the gap from gasoline to electric vehicles as it is widely available and burns more cleanly than gasoline. Though, the faculty expert notes that the problem with natural gas is its storage, needing to be stored under very high pressure. Using metal-organic frameworks, Matzger highlights that these MOFs “had untapped potential to store methane,” which is the largest aspect of natural gas. He further explains MOFs and his research.

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