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Europe’s Vision for New Energy Markets

April 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Global energy systems are experiencing a period of profound change. In the midst of this dynamic the European Commission has embarked on a journey to realize a fundamental [...]

New chemistries found for liquid batteries

March 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

ABRIDGE, MA — Liquid metal batteries, invented by MIT professor Donald Sadoway and his students a decade ago, are a promising candidate for making renewable energy more [...]

Solar cells as light as a soap bubble

March 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

The MIT team has achieved the thinnest and lightest complete solar cells ever made, they say. To demonstrate just how thin and lightweight the cells are, the researchers [...]

The ‘Accidental’ Solar Cell

February 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

U.S. scientists have created a high efficiency solar cell after incorporating combining graphene with common glass. It’s a breakthrough that could also pave the way for a [...]

Structure of kerogen revealed

February 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Nanopores may be trapping oil and gas in the ancient hydrocarbon instead of allowing them to flow. The dark-colored hydrocarbon solid known as kerogen gives rise to the fuels [...]
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