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Health benefits from wind power could quadruple if polluting power plants turn down output when wind is available

Nearly 10% of today's electricity in the United States comes from wind power. The renewable energy source benefits climate, air quality, and public health by displacing emissions of greenhouse gases and air pollutants that ...

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Large band bending at SnS interface opens door for highly efficient thin-film solar cells

Tin sulfide (SnS) solar cells have shown immense promise in the rush to develop more environmentally friendly thin-film solar cells. Yet for years SnS solar cells have struggled to achieve a high conversion efficiency. To ...

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Airports and harbours prepare to slash emissions as the greening of transport accelerates

Ports for planes and ships are gearing up for the era of sustainable fuels and renewable energy.

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EPA seeks to mandate more use of ethanol and other biofuels

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed increasing the amount of ethanol and other biofuels that must be blended into the nation's fuel supplies over the next three years, a move welcomed by renewable fuel ...

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Energy crisis driving climate-friendly power savings: IEA

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has driven countries across the world to boost energy efficiency, creating "huge potential" to tackle high prices, security and climate change, the IEA said on Friday.

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An amorphous high-capacity iron fluorosulfate cathode

Chemists and engineers have been trying to create increasingly efficient, affordable and stable battery technologies to power a wide range of electronic devices. To do this, they have been leveraging the multi-redox reactions ...