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Sandia’s falling particle receiver drops ceramics like they’re hot, because they are

By April Gocha / July 10, 2015

Scientists at Sandia National Laboratory have mounted a new falling ceramic particle receiver at the lab’s thermal test facility to measure the utility of ceramic particles to efficiently collect and store solar energy.

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DOE announces $9-million funding opportunity for solar R&D

By Jessica McMathis / December 7, 2014

The Department of Energy is handing out $9 million for R&D related to the advancement of photovoltaic technologies that slash the price tag of solar energy systems.

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Organic, ecofriendly, and recyclable: Pine resin and alfalfa-based battery could have more than nine lives

By Jessica McMathis / November 3, 2014

Researchers at Sweden’s Uppsala University have developed an alternative to the lithium battery—an alfalfa and pine resin-based organic battery that can be recycled and recovered.

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