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How to make a “perfect” solar absorber
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Original story at MIT News The key to creating a material that would be ideal for converting solar energy to heat is tuning the material’s spectrum of absorption just right: It should absorb virtually all wavelengths of light that reach Earth’s surface from the sun — but not much of the rest of the spectrum, since that would increase the energy that is reradiated by the ...

PE’s new Food & Feed Database helps reduce supply chain impacts
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PE INTERNATIONAL’s new Food & Feed Database will help the industry to improve their sustainability performance to reduce global Greenhouse Gas emissions and other impacts that stem from the production of food. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), agriculture, forestry and land use is an important driver of climate change, accounting for almost a quarter of ...

Flow Pulse Brings Pulsar Process Measurement Another Award for Innovation
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Pulsar Process Measurement has won the ‘Excellence in Innovation’ Award from the British Chamber of Commerce Awards held last week. The award was presented on behalf of the West Midlands region after Pulsar was crowned winners of the same award in the Worcestershire and Herefordshire county awards earlier this year. The award was won by Pulsar’s Flow Pulse pipe flow monitor, ...

Dominion natural gas exports plan gets federal OK
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Dominion Energy received federal approval late Monday to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. In its decision, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission concluded that the project, as approved with conditions, would minimize potential adverse impacts on landowners and the environment. FERC has approved three other LNG export ...

ANDRITZ SEPARATION launches new low-profile belt press: significant reduction in investment costs combined with further decrease in operating costs
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The main benefit of the new belt press is that size and weight were reduced by around 50% each compared to the previous machine generation. This means lower investment costs for the customer but achieving the same machine performance. Another advantage is easier access to the machine. With an overall height of only 150 cm (approximately 60”), the gravity zone is at the ideal working height, ...

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