Organic Electrosynthesis for Sustainable Chemical Manufacturing

Daniela E. Blanco, Miguel A. Modestino

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Renewable-electricity-powered electrosynthetic processes for the production of high-value organic chemicals can contribute to the reduction of the chemical industry's carbon footprint. This Science & Society article discusses current challenges and opportunities for the deployment of these processes, including pathways to enhance reactant solubility, electrolyte stability, and the dynamic operation of electrochemical reactors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8-10
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Chemistry
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 2019


  • electrochemistry
  • electrolyte
  • green chemistry
  • solar energy
  • sustainability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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