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Daily Mail
Apple explores charging stations for electric vehiclesit currently has, to support a projected 1 million zero-emission vehicles on th
Apple explores charging stations for electric vehicles
Daily Mail / Posted an hour ago
it currently has, to support a projected 1 million zero-emission vehicles on the road, according to an estimate by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Tesla recently goosed electric vehicle demand, unveiling its more affordable Model 3... Read more
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Herald Sun
Apple explores electric vehicle charging25 times the roughly 8000 work and public chargers it currently has, to support
Apple explores electric vehicle charging
Herald Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
25 times the roughly 8000 work and public chargers it currently has, to support a projected 1 million zero-emission vehicles on the road, according to an estimate by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Most popular World Breaking News st... Read more
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Weekly Times
Apple explores electric vehicle charging25 times the roughly 8000 work and public chargers it currently has, to support
Apple explores electric vehicle charging
Weekly Times / Posted 2 hours ago
25 times the roughly 8000 work and public chargers it currently has, to support a projected 1 million zero-emission vehicles on the road, according to an estimate by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Most popular World Breaking News st... Read more
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News.com.au
Apple explores electric vehicle chargingof California by 2020 will need about 13 to 25 times the roughly 8000 work and
Apple explores electric vehicle charging
News.com.au / Posted 2 hours ago
of California by 2020 will need about 13 to 25 times the roughly 8000 work and public chargers it currently has, to support a projected 1 million zero-emission vehicles on the road, according to an estimate by the National Renewable Energy Laborato... Read more
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Times of Malta
Apple explores charging stations for electric vehiclesit currently has, to support a projected 1 million zero-emission vehicles on th
Apple explores charging stations for electric vehicles
Times of Malta / Posted 2 hours ago
it currently has, to support a projected 1 million zero-emission vehicles on the road, according to an estimate by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Tesla recently goosed electric vehicle demand, unveiling its more affordable Model 3... Read more
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Perth Now
Apple explores electric vehicle charging25 times the roughly 8000 work and public chargers it currently has, to support
Apple explores electric vehicle charging
Perth Now / Posted 2 hours ago
25 times the roughly 8000 work and public chargers it currently has, to support a projected 1 million zero-emission vehicles on the road, according to an estimate by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Most popular World Breaking News st... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Apple explores electric vehicle charging25 times the roughly 8000 work and public chargers it currently has, to support
Apple explores electric vehicle charging
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 hours ago
25 times the roughly 8000 work and public chargers it currently has, to support a projected 1 million zero-emission vehicles on the road, according to an estimate by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Most popular World Breaking News st... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Apple explores electric vehicle charging25 times the roughly 8000 work and public chargers it currently has, to support
Apple explores electric vehicle charging
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
25 times the roughly 8000 work and public chargers it currently has, to support a projected 1 million zero-emission vehicles on the road, according to an estimate by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Most popular World Breaking News st... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Apple explores charging stations for electric vehiclesit currently has, to support a projected 1 million zero-emission vehicles on th
Apple explores charging stations for electric vehicles
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
it currently has, to support a projected 1 million zero-emission vehicles on the road, according to an estimate by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Tesla recently goosed electric vehicle demand, unveiling its more affordable Model 3... Read more
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The Huffington Post
More Evidence That An Apple Car Is Comingit currently has, to support a projected 1 million zero-emission vehicles on th
More Evidence That An Apple Car Is Coming
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 hours ago
it currently has, to support a projected 1 million zero-emission vehicles on the road, according to an estimate by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Tesla recently goosed electric vehicle demand, unveiling its more affordable Model 3... Read more
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Reuters
Apple explores charging stations for electric vehiclesit currently has, to support a projected 1 million zero-emission vehicles on th
Apple explores charging stations for electric vehicles
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
it currently has, to support a projected 1 million zero-emission vehicles on the road, according to an estimate by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Tesla recently goosed electric vehicle demand, unveiling its more affordable Model 3... Read more
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Orange County Register
With solar panels, O.C.'s buildings could be generating almost as much energy as they use, report saysit turns out, has both, making it one of the most solar-ready regions in the co
With solar panels, O.C.'s buildings could be generating almost as much energy as they use, report says
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
it turns out, has both, making it one of the most solar-ready regions in the country, according to a report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Mission Viejo topped a list of 47 cities studied, with rooftops capable of generating... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah aglow with new solar developments, rooftop systemscontracts were signed,” he said, adding that the region has some of the best so
Utah aglow with new solar developments, rooftop systems
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
contracts were signed,” he said, adding that the region has some of the best solar values in the country identified by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The rise of rooftop solar in Utah is even more meteoric. The survey notes that the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Atlasta founder Virgil Boggess, 
pioneer in solar business, diessolar-energy business when President Jimmy Carter established the Solar Energy
Atlasta founder Virgil Boggess, 
pioneer in solar business, dies
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
solar-energy business when President Jimmy Carter established the Solar Energy Research Institute, the forerunner to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. “That’s where he was really inspired” to start a solar energy business, said Lou... Read more
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Business Insider
Engineers just smashed the world record for solar powerfor the already-dropping cost of solar electricity, and we can't wait to see wh
Engineers just smashed the world record for solar power
Business Insider / Posted 6 days ago
for the already-dropping cost of solar electricity, and we can't wait to see what happens next. The 34.5 percent efficiency record has been confirmed by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and the researchers are awaiting pe... Read more
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PhysOrg
New study tallies environmental and public health benefits of solar poweraccording to a study from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkel
New study tallies environmental and public health benefits of solar power
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
according to a study from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). "We find that a U.S. electric system in which solar plays a major... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
New Study Examines Progress toward SunShot Initiative Goals, Identifies Emerging Solar Energy R&D Opportunities for 2020 and BeyondSunShot goals. The On the Path to SunShot series was developed in collaboratio
New Study Examines Progress toward SunShot Initiative Goals, Identifies Emerging Solar Energy R&D Opportunities for 2020 and Beyond
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 6 days ago
SunShot goals. The On the Path to SunShot series was developed in collaboration with leading researchers from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, and Argonne... Read more
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Mashable
Futuristic device is helping scientists break solar-efficiency recordlight — the type household solar panels already use. The number has been indep
Futuristic device is helping scientists break solar-efficiency record
Mashable / Posted 7 days ago
light — the type household solar panels already use. The number has been independently confirmed by the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (USNREL), Keevers added. The USNREL has been contacted for comment. Mark Keevers with... Read more
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Brisbane Times
UNSW researchers break solar efficiency record for unfocused sunlightteam said its mini-module converts 34.5 per cent of received solar energy into
UNSW researchers break solar efficiency record for unfocused sunlight
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
team said its mini-module converts 34.5 per cent of received solar energy into electricity. The result, confirmed by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, has eclipsed the 24 per cent efficiency achieved by an 800-square-centimetre commercial... Read more
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WA Today
UNSW researchers break solar efficiency record for unfocused sunlightteam said its mini-module converts 34.5 per cent of received solar energy into
UNSW researchers break solar efficiency record for unfocused sunlight
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
team said its mini-module converts 34.5 per cent of received solar energy into electricity. The result, confirmed by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, has eclipsed the 24 per cent efficiency achieved by an 800-square-centimetre commercial... Read more
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The Age
UNSW researchers break solar efficiency record for unfocused sunlightteam said its mini-module converts 34.5 per cent of received solar energy into
UNSW researchers break solar efficiency record for unfocused sunlight
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
team said its mini-module converts 34.5 per cent of received solar energy into electricity. The result, confirmed by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, has eclipsed the 24 per cent efficiency achieved by an 800-square-centimetre commercial... Read more
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Canberra Times
UNSW researchers break solar efficiency record for unfocused sunlightteam said its mini-module converts 34.5 per cent of received solar energy into
UNSW researchers break solar efficiency record for unfocused sunlight
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
team said its mini-module converts 34.5 per cent of received solar energy into electricity. The result, confirmed by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, has eclipsed the 24 per cent efficiency achieved by an 800-square-centimetre commercial... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
UNSW researchers break solar efficiency record for unfocused sunlightteam said its mini-module converts 34.5 per cent of received solar energy into
UNSW researchers break solar efficiency record for unfocused sunlight
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
team said its mini-module converts 34.5 per cent of received solar energy into electricity. The result, confirmed by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, has eclipsed the 24 per cent efficiency achieved by an 800-square-centimetre commercial... Read more
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PhysOrg
How efficient can solar cells be? Team nudges closer to physical limitsreceiver to squeeze even more electricity from each beam of sunlight. The new
How efficient can solar cells be? Team nudges closer to physical limits
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
receiver to squeeze even more electricity from each beam of sunlight. The new UNSW result, confirmed by the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, is almost 44% better than the previous record - made by Alta Devices of the USA, which... Read more
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Daily Liberal
UNSW researchers break solar efficiency record for unfocused sunlightteam said its mini-module converts 34.5 per cent of received solar energy into
UNSW researchers break solar efficiency record for unfocused sunlight
Daily Liberal / Posted 8 days ago
team said its mini-module converts 34.5 per cent of received solar energy into electricity. The result, confirmed by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, has eclipsed the 24 per cent efficiency achieved by an 800-square-centimetre commercial... Read more
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The Border Mail
UNSW researchers break solar efficiency record for unfocused sunlightteam said its mini-module converts 34.5 per cent of received solar energy into
UNSW researchers break solar efficiency record for unfocused sunlight
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
team said its mini-module converts 34.5 per cent of received solar energy into electricity. The result, confirmed by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, has eclipsed the 24 per cent efficiency achieved by an 800-square-centimetre commercial... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
UNSW researchers break solar efficiency record for unfocused sunlightteam said its mini-module converts 34.5 per cent of received solar energy into
UNSW researchers break solar efficiency record for unfocused sunlight
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
team said its mini-module converts 34.5 per cent of received solar energy into electricity. The result, confirmed by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, has eclipsed the 24 per cent efficiency achieved by an 800-square-centimetre commercial... Read more
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Wired News
A Chemical Reaction Revolutionized Farming 100 Years Ago. Now It Needs to Gonature. “Biology does this reaction in fairly simple way compared to Haber-Bosc
A Chemical Reaction Revolutionized Farming 100 Years Ago. Now It Needs to Go
Wired News / Posted 8 days ago
nature. “Biology does this reaction in fairly simple way compared to Haber-Bosch,” says Paul King, a photobiologist at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. For one, it happens at room temperature, since any living thing would be cooked and... Read more
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FOX Business
Is Plug Power Surging Ahead in the Fuel-Cell Market?Class I, II, and III material handling equipment; battery per lift annualized c
Is Plug Power Surging Ahead in the Fuel-Cell Market?
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
Class I, II, and III material handling equipment; battery per lift annualized costs exceed that of fuel cells. Data source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. According to a report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the value... Read more
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FOX Business
Is Plug Power Surging Ahead in the Fuel-Cell Market?Class I, II, and III material handling equipment; battery per lift annualized c
Is Plug Power Surging Ahead in the Fuel-Cell Market?
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
Class I, II, and III material handling equipment; battery per lift annualized costs exceed that of fuel cells. Data source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. According to a report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the value... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Education digest — May 13and activities into their classrooms. This year’s REcharge Academy scholarship
Education digest — May 13
Clovis News Journal / Posted 12 days ago
and activities into their classrooms. This year’s REcharge Academy scholarships are sponsored by Pattern Energy, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Enel Green Power. Pattern Energy is offering scholarships for educators in... Read more
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KERA North Texas
North Texas Cities Take Note From Results Of Ride-Sharing Regulation In Austinhomes, businesses and large-scale farms could generate 22 percent of the state’
North Texas Cities Take Note From Results Of Ride-Sharing Regulation In Austin
KERA North Texas / Posted 16 days ago
homes, businesses and large-scale farms could generate 22 percent of the state’s electricity every year, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Solar capacity is increasing in the state, Dallas Observer reported, but it’s not... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest May 2-8, 2016monitoring). * Our friends at The Detroit Bureau report that according to a ne
Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest May 2-8, 2016
The Auto Channel / Posted 17 days ago
monitoring). * Our friends at The Detroit Bureau report that according to a new study by Alan Meier and Yuche Chen of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory roof racks may cost drivers as much as 25% more in gas usage. Researchers in the... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
New NREL chief on advancing renewablesfor a fraction of the energy produced in the United States. That is one of the
New NREL chief on advancing renewables
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 17 days ago
for a fraction of the energy produced in the United States. That is one of the challenges facing the new director of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden. Martin Keller took over following the retirement of Dan Arvizu late last... Read more
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Daily Press
Warming up to solar powersource will still represent only 2 percent of the nation's energy use — a far c
Warming up to solar power
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
source will still represent only 2 percent of the nation's energy use — a far cry from its potential. A new study from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, for example, shows that rooftop solar alone could supply 40 percent of our nation's... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
The Future of Bioenergy Is in this Book-less Librarysets. The library contributes to the research of industry partners, universiti
The Future of Bioenergy Is in this Book-less Library
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 21 days ago
sets. The library contributes to the research of industry partners, universities and collaborators at Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Joint BioEnergy Institute and Sandia National... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
NREL Finds Nanotube Semiconductors Well-Suited For PV SystemsResearchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NR
NREL Finds Nanotube Semiconductors Well-Suited For PV Systems
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 22 days ago
Researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) discovered single-walled carbon nanotube semiconductors could be favorable for photovoltaic systems because they can potentially convert sunlight to electricity or... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Solar gardens are growing slowly out Westgenerates or gets its slice of the energy at a long-term, fixed rate as a cushi
Solar gardens are growing slowly out West
Summit Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
generates or gets its slice of the energy at a long-term, fixed rate as a cushion against utility rate increases. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado, estimates that nearly half of U.S. households cannot install solar... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Solar gardens grow slowly out Westgenerates or gets its slice of the energy at a long-term, fixed rate as a cushi
Solar gardens grow slowly out West
Summit Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
generates or gets its slice of the energy at a long-term, fixed rate as a cushion against utility rate increases. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado, estimates that nearly half of U.S. households cannot install solar... Read more
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Daily Mail
Having a roof rack could eat up 25 percent of your car's gas911 call from... Share this article But there is some hope, according to the
Having a roof rack could eat up 25 percent of your car's gas
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
911 call from... Share this article But there is some hope, according to the authors of the paper, Yuche Chen of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Alan Meier of Berkeley Lab. They suggested that car manufacturers can help by... Read more
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The Hill
Why the electric vehicle revolution needs a new, “clean” chargeincluding: a 2012 New York Times feature How Green Are Electric Cars? Depends o
Why the electric vehicle revolution needs a new, “clean” charge
The Hill / Posted 27 days ago
including: a 2012 New York Times feature How Green Are Electric Cars? Depends on Where You Plug In; a 2014 study by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory which showed that the environmental health impacts of powering EVs with coal is worse... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Flipping A Chemical Switch Helps Perovskite Solar Cells Beat The Heatthat has better thermal stability and is a better light absorber. The study, b
Flipping A Chemical Switch Helps Perovskite Solar Cells Beat The Heat
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 27 days ago
that has better thermal stability and is a better light absorber. The study, by researchers from Brown University, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study finds nanotube semiconductors well-suited for PV systemsResearchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NR
Study finds nanotube semiconductors well-suited for PV systems
PhysOrg / Posted 28 days ago
Researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) discovered single-walled carbon nanotube semiconductors could be favorable for photovoltaic systems because they can potentially convert sunlight to electricity or... Read more
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PhysOrg
Roof racks a drag on fuel economyof its kind, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) researcher Al
Roof racks a drag on fuel economy
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
of its kind, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) researcher Alan Meier, working with Yuche Chen of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, have estimated the fuel consumption penalty of this popular and fast-growing vehicle... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Roof racks: Great for bikes, bad for mileage, study saystheir owners drive — both when the racks are in use and when they aren’t. Meier
Roof racks: Great for bikes, bad for mileage, study says
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
their owners drive — both when the racks are in use and when they aren’t. Meier and fellow researcher Yuche Chen of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory used video surveys of highway traffic, as well as online forums and crowdsourcing, to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Flipping a chemical switch helps perovskite solar cells beat the heatthat has better thermal stability and is a better light absorber. The study, b
Flipping a chemical switch helps perovskite solar cells beat the heat
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
that has better thermal stability and is a better light absorber. The study, by researchers from Brown University, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
PHOTOS: 11 Carbon-Fighting Energy TechnologiesWind Vision report, it’s estimated that by 2050, wind energy can help offset 12
PHOTOS: 11 Carbon-Fighting Energy Technologies
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 1 months ago
Wind Vision report, it’s estimated that by 2050, wind energy can help offset 12.3 gigatonnes of greenhouse gases, equivalent to $400 billion in avoided carbon emissions at current global economic values. Image: National Renewable Energy Labo... Read more
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The Age
'It's my dream': Solar cell advance at UNSW opens up potentially huge new marketsthe new solar cells her team has developed. Photo: Dallas Kilponen The effici
'It's my dream': Solar cell advance at UNSW opens up potentially huge new markets
The Age / Posted 1 months ago
the new solar cells her team has developed. Photo: Dallas Kilponen The efficiency, confirmed earlier this month by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, is the highest achieved for cells of that size using these materials. "This is the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'It's my dream': Solar cell advance at UNSW opens up potentially huge new marketsat a rate of 7.6 per cent in one-square centimetre cells. The efficiency, conf
'It's my dream': Solar cell advance at UNSW opens up potentially huge new markets
Brisbane Times / Posted 1 months ago
at a rate of 7.6 per cent in one-square centimetre cells. The efficiency, confirmed earlier this month by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, is the highest achieved for cells of that size using these materials. Hao Xiaojing, a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'It's my dream': Solar cell advance at UNSW opens up potentially huge new marketsthe new solar cells her team has developed. Photo: Dallas Kilponen The effici
'It's my dream': Solar cell advance at UNSW opens up potentially huge new markets
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 1 months ago
the new solar cells her team has developed. Photo: Dallas Kilponen The efficiency, confirmed earlier this month by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, is the highest achieved for cells of that size using these materials. "This is the... Read more
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