• Svetlana Pelemiš University in Istočno Sarajevo, Faculty of Technology Zvornik, Karakaj 34, 75400 Zvornik, Republic of Srpska, B&H
  • Igor Hut Innovation Centre of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia



Nanotechnology is a common word these days, although only 15 years ago it was a quite obscure term used almost exclusively in scientific community.  It is a fact that nanotechnology is widely present today with numerous applications, especially regarding novel materials. This is a technology that draws a lot of attention not only in the scientific community but also among investors, governments and industry. There is a great deal of expectations connected with it and especially, amongst others, concerning sustainable energy production. This paper briefly explores some of possible implementations of nanotechnology for new and improved energy conversion methods, considering a need for this to be done without doing harm to our environment. Focus is placed on advanced photovoltaic and hydrogen production technology.


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