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Solar Power Breakthrough Stores Energy for Later Use

Article: Solar Power Breakthrough Stores Energy for Later Use

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, August 2, 2008 (ENS) – Within 10 years, homeowners could power their homes in daylight with solar photovoltaic cells, while using excess solar energy to produce hydrogen and oxygen from water to power a household fuel cell. If the new process developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology finds acceptance in the marketplace,…

Americans' Carbon Footprints Twice as Big as Others

Article: Americans' Carbon Footprints Twice as Big as Others

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, April 29, 2008 (ENS) – Whether you live in a mansion or you are homeless on the street, whether you enjoy eating only raw fruits and vegetables or you must have filet mignon, whether you are a jet-setter or a home-bound retiree – anyone who lives in the United States contributes more than…