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Solar Power Breakthrough Stores Energy for Later Use

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

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…