As the air cleared after lockdowns, solar installations in Delhi produced 8 percent more power, study shows.
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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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New roll-to-roll production method could enable lightweight, flexible solar devices and a new generation of display screens.
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System achieves new level of efficiency in harnessing sunlight to make fresh potable water from seawater.
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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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MIT study finds that challenges in measuring and mitigating leakage of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, prove pivotal.
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New material should be relatively easy to produce at an industrial scale, researchers say.
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RFID-based devices work in indoor and outdoor lighting conditions, and communicate at greater distances.
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