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With $6M in hand, NSF and EPRI soliciting novel R&D proposals to cut water use at power plants

By Eileen De Guire / May 26, 2013

Some power generation cooling towers are immense. Credit: Nick Smith/Wikipedia Commons/Creative Commons Did you know that two-fifths of the freshwater uptake and 3 percent of actual freshwater consumption in the United States is by power generation facilities? I am not surprised the amount is big, but I didn’t know it was that big. So it…

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ARPA-E announces $92M in advanced energy science, materials awards

By / July 12, 2010

DOE’s ARPA-E program today announced it would be funding 43 new high-risk, high-reward energy projects to the tune of $92 million. The funding is grouped into three areas: Grid-scale modular storage; Efficient energy delivery and switching; and Efficient building-cooling devices. The 43 were selected from an initial pool that started off with a group of…

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Ceramic fill cooling tower provides efficient, durable air conditioning at university

By / April 16, 2010

Architects and engineers working at Armstrong American State University in Savannah, Ga., have installed an aesthetically pleasing ceramic water-cooling tower for the school’s student Union and Memorial College Center that they say will provide heating, ventilation and air conditioning for decades. The basic technology behind this system is fairly low tech: Water is sprayed over…

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