“Our mission here is to save humanity from extinction due to climate change,” says MIT professor.
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MIT and Northwestern researchers create hybrid perovskite materials that could help improve the quality of solar cells and light sources.
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How energy-intensive economies can survive and thrive as the globe ramps up climate action.
July 15, 2020 • ~4 min
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Modeling study shows battery reuse systems could be profitable for both electric vehicle companies and grid-scale solar operations.
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Fusion energy community makes unified statement on priorities in report for Department of Energy Policy Advisory Group.
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With support from renewable energy sources, the MIT research scientist says, we can consider hydrogen fuel as a tool for decarbonization.
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Starting with higher-value niche markets and then expanding could help perovskite-based solar panels become competitive with silicon.
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Solar panel costs have dropped lately, but slimming down silicon wafers could lead to even lower costs and faster industry expansion.
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MIT researchers review renewable energy and carbon pricing policies as states consider repealing or relaxing renewable portfolio standards.
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Wielding complex algorithms, nuclear science and engineering doctoral candidate Nestor Sepulveda spins out scenarios for combating climate change.
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