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MIT carbon capture research

Carbon Capture: Bright Promise Or Senseless Boondoggle?

October 29th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Carbon capture has a powerful allure. The Earth is overheating because there is too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. So why not suck out the excess, then store it in holes deep underground -- there are thousands upon thousands of old oil and gas wells just waiting for some useful purpose to come along -- or use it to make biofuel, fertilizer, medicine, and biodegradable plastics? It sounds like the ideal solution to a problem that affects us all


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First All-Carbon Solar Cell Created

November 1st, 2012 | by James Ayre

  The first solar cell made entirely out of carbon has been created by researchers from Stanford University. This technological [&hellip


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Carbon-Based Cable Achieves Milestone

October 13th, 2011 | by Nicholas Brown

I have been hearing about carbon nanotubes for a while now, and they are indeed very promising, as this news proves: Rice University researchers have developed a carbon-nanotube-based cable that is able to carry as much electric current as copper, and it is lighter. This has potential sustainability, durability and efficiency advantages


Zenlabs Awarded $4.8 Million For Fast-Charging EV Battery Technology Development

May 6th, 2019 | by Jake Richardson

One EV adoption obstacle to overcome is long charging times. On its website, Zenlabs references the goal of EV charging in the same time it takes to fill up the tank of a gas-powered vehicle. Michael Sinkula, a Zenlabs co-founder, and the company's Chief Business Officer, answered some questions for CleanTechnica


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23 Big EV Battery Stories — #NewsBonanza

December 29th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

There's so much cleantech news to cover that we generally have hundreds of stories on our "story sheet" that we're never able to cover. In the coming days, we'll be rolling out a couple of strategies to help deal with our backlog. Yep, this #NewsParty format is one of those



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