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Solar excitement: Modeling electron excitation in organic photovoltaic material could change the future of solar energy.
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Original story at MIT News Organic photovoltaic material offers great promise for solar energy. The semi-conducting plastic is lightweight, flexible, relatively inexpensive, and easy to make. The problem is that, unlike inorganic photovoltaic material, it is not very efficient or stable. But work by Adam Willard, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry at MIT, has the ...

India vows to cut carbon intensity in Paris pledge
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As the last major economy to submit a target for a global climate pact, India is pledging to reduce the intensity of its carbon emissions and boost the share of electricity produced from sources other than fossil fuels to 40 percent by 2030. The world's third-largest carbon polluter filed its climate action plan to the Germany-based U.N. climate secretariat late Thursday, the deadline for ...

Data-driven waste management business with TANA Smart Site
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Would it not be great to wake up every morning knowing exactly how your waste management business is doing? Would it not be even greater to manage your waste management processes in real time and give employees also understanding about how they can perform better? TANA Smart Site accompanied with the intelligent Tana machinery is the right answer to you! Tana together with Tana’s UK ...

Hawaii, EPA and Navy agree to plan to address tank leaks
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Hawaii state Department of Health on Thursday said they finalized a deal with the Navy to better prevent and detect leaks from 20 giant fuel storage tanks near Pearl Harbor. The 70-year-old underground tanks are built into the side of a mountain atop a large aquifer critical to Honolulu's water supply. The tanks provide fuel to U.S. military ...

Best Solar Energy Companies In Irvine Entrust Work To Qualified Supervisors
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You can now find top solar companies in Irvine, California from the comfort of your home and at any time which is convenient to you. By getting solar panels installed over your house’s rooftop, you can secure energy for running your household.  Although the initial expenses involved in going solar may appear to be higher, over the long run, you can end up saving thousands of dollars ...

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