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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 ...

US pipeline agency fines Exxon subsidiary $2.6 million
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Federal regulators announced Thursday they are assessing a $2.6 million civil penalty against ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. for a 2013 oil spill in Arkansas. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration released its final report on the Pegasus pipeline leak that spilled roughly 3,190 barrels of oil near Mayflower and Lake Conway about 20 miles north of Little Rock in March ...

Larson Electronics releases a 100 Watt Slip Fit Mounted LED Light that runs on 480V
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Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a 100 watt LED explosion proof pole top slip fitter light. The EPL-PT-100LED-RT-480V Class 1 Division 1 & 2, Class 2 Division 1 & 2 pole top slip fit mount explosion proof light fixture from Larson Electronics provides 8,667 lumens of high quality light ...

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