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July 20, 2018
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Wind and solar could meet most but not all U.S. electricity needs

Washington, DC — Wind and solar power could generate most but not all electricity in the United States, according to an analysis of 36 years of weather data by Carnegie’s Ken Caldeira, and three Carnegie-affiliated energy experts: Matthew Shaner, Steven … Continue reading

September 22, 2017
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Yale researchers co-develop system to produce clean drinking water using solar power

Researchers from Yale and Rice University have developed a system that uses solar energy and nanoparticles to make saltwater drinkable. The system could potentially be used off-grid in remote areas or in domestic settings.

October 29, 2013
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Creating fuel from sunlight

Turning fossil fuel into energy is easy: You just burn it. And live with the carbon dioxide byproduct. What if we could reverse the process and turn water and carbon dioxide back into fuel? A dream solution, but it may … Continue reading

December 10, 2012
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Renewable News

Wind, solar power paired with storage could be cost-effective way to power grid Renewable energy could fully power a large electric grid 99.9 percent of the time by 2030 at costs comparable to today’s electricity expenses, according to new research … Continue reading

February 1, 2012
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Potential energy – Study of Maryland Demonstrates Mid-Atlantic Offshore Wind Capacity

Offshore wind farms could generate more than enough energy to meet Maryland’s annual electricity consumption, according to a just-published study by researchers at the University of Delaware. The potential power output is nearly double current energy demands for the state, … Continue reading

January 14, 2012
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Sewing the Inner, Creative Mind

*UA alumnus Paul Nosa travels with his solar powered sewing machine, stitching patches of the thoughts people choose to share with him.* Paul Nosa is a perfectionist – well, a reformed perfectionist. A musician and formally trained artist who studied … Continue reading

July 1, 2011
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Are You Alarmed or Dismissive? Americans’ Latest Views on Climate Change Fall Into One of ‘Six Americas’

In a new report, researchers have found that Americans have a wide range of attitudes and beliefs when it comes to climate change, yet also show some surprising similarities. The report, which is the latest in a series from the … Continue reading