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Platinum on cathodes of zinc-air system chosen to decarbonise New York City

Platinum on cathodes of zinc-air system chosen to decarbonise New York City

Mining Weekly
May 14, 2021

Platinum features on the cathode of zinc-air battery technology that is taking the City of New York by storm in helping to lower the carbon footprint of its buildings, Mining Weekly can today report.

Zinc8, the Canadian Stock Exchange company that has won the city’s decarbonisation challenge, has opted to use platinum on its cathodes to give it the performance required from the market in the implementation of zinc-air regenerative fuel cell energy storage.

New York buildings with areas of more than 25 000 square feet are required by law to lower their carbon footprint and there are 58 000 of them.

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