National Science Foundation awards proposal for space weather modeling.
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
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As the air cleared after lockdowns, solar installations in Delhi produced 8 percent more power, study shows.
July 22, 2020 • ~8 min
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MIT and Northwestern researchers create hybrid perovskite materials that could help improve the quality of solar cells and light sources.
July 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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New roll-to-roll production method could enable lightweight, flexible solar devices and a new generation of display screens.
June 5, 2020 • ~6 min
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System achieves new level of efficiency in harnessing sunlight to make fresh potable water from seawater.
Feb. 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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Starting with higher-value niche markets and then expanding could help perovskite-based solar panels become competitive with silicon.
Feb. 6, 2020 • ~8 min
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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.
Jan. 26, 2020 • ~8 min
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MIT researchers review renewable energy and carbon pricing policies as states consider repealing or relaxing renewable portfolio standards.
Jan. 22, 2020 • ~13 min
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MIT study finds that challenges in measuring and mitigating leakage of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, prove pivotal.
Dec. 16, 2019 • ~9 min
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