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Articles by Jodi Delapaz

Solar cell 'game changer' mimics the work of plants

A solar cell that converts atmospheric carbon dioxide directly into usable hydrocarbon fuel cheaply and efficiently and uses only sunlight for energy has been engineered by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). The technology could be a game-c
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US energy mix changes - coal consumption declines

Primary energy consumption fell slightly in 2015 as a decline in coal use exceeded increases in natural gas, petroleum and renewables use, says a report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). In most cases, changes between 2014 and 2015 reflect longer-term tr
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Hydropower modeling software informs stakeholders

- A stream s potential for small-scale, run of river hydropower can now be assessed by a new computer modeling package developed by a team of engineers at Oregon State University (OSU). Run of the river hydropower is one where little or no water storage is pro
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