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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / October 31, 2018

Carbon nanotubes could give the world better batteries, 3-D printed supercapacitor electrode breaks records, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 31, 2018.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / August 24, 2018

HarbisonWalker International opens new refractories manufacturing plant, Energy Vault uses concrete blocks to store energy, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for August 24, 2018.

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Solar window changes from transparent to tinted while generating electricity

By Faye Oney / December 19, 2017

Researchers have developed a photovoltaic device that generates electricity from sunlight that passes through thermochromic windows. Their device could provide power to buildings, smartphone batteries, and other electronics.

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Video: Pedestrians’ footsteps generate power to light street lamps

By Faye Oney / August 2, 2017

Can our footsteps generate enough power to light up the streets? A London company has installed energy-harvesting tiles that can generate electricity from pedestrians’ footsteps to power street lamps and air purifiers.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 27, 2016

Rivet graphene proves its mettle, new milestone in printed photovoltaics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 27, 2016.

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US backs $6.5-billion loan guarantee for first nuclear facilities in 30 years

By Jessica McMathis / February 26, 2014

Two new nuclear reactors—the first to be built in 30 years—will be constructed at the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant in Georgia, thanks to a multibillion investment from the federal government.

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Can natural gas-SOFC combo be cheapest route to cleaner electricity?

By / January 13, 2010

Two researchers at MIT say they have what will be “the lowest price option” for power generation in the future if a carbon tax is every levied in the United States (as long as the tax is $5 – $15 per metric ton of emitted CO2). The duo – Thomas Adams and Paul Barton –…

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