Daily Archives: January 24, 2017

NREL Pioneers Better Way to Make Renewable Hydrogen

By U.S. DOE The challenge of making a more durable cell must be overcome before renewable hydrogen from PEC devices can become commercially viable. The post NREL Pioneers Better Way to Make Renewable Hydrogen appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Scientists Lay Foundations for New Type of Solar Cell

By Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY The mechanism behind the new solid-state solar cell made of the mineral perovskite relies on so-called polaron excitations, which combine the excitation of electrons and vibrations of the crystal lattice. The post Scientists Lay Foundations for New Type of Solar Cell appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here…

Massachusetts lawmakers advocate for 100% renewable energy

By Michelle Froese Massachusetts State Representatives have filed a bill that would commit Massachusetts to obtain 100% of its energy from clean, renewable sources such as wind and solar power. “As President Donald Trump takes office, this bill sends a clear message to officials in DC, Massachusetts is determined to keep moving forward on clean…

Could new metamaterial allow a car to be its own airbag?

When a material is made, you typically cannot change whether that material is hard or soft. But a group of researchers have developed a new way to design a “metamaterial” that allows the material to switch between being hard and soft without damaging or altering the material itself. Read Full Article Here For more great…

Beware Of Trump Trolls & Fake Supporters — From Russia, D.C., & Elsewhere

By Zachary Shahan As someone who covered climate science during the Russian-fabricated “climategate” scandal and who has moderated thousands of comment threads (tens of thousands or hundreds of thousands of comments) on clean energy, electric vehicle, and climate matters for approximately 7 years, I have come to learn a few things about the “democratic web.”…

New Dry Mill Technology to be Installed at Nebraska Ethanol Plant

By ST Staff Writers The Flint Hills Resources Fairmont plant buys 42 million bushels of corn annually to produce 120 million gallons of ethanol, 310,000 tons of distillers grains and nearly 20 million pounds of distillers corn oil. The post New Dry Mill Technology to be Installed at Nebraska Ethanol Plant appeared first on Solar…

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