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energySimpler, lower-Cost Method for Solar-Thermal Conversion

Researchers led by Yuan Yang, assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Columbia Engineering, along with colleagues at the Department of Chemistry at Columbia University, and Stanford University have developed a new, scalable, and low-cost “dip and dry” method …

economic povertyRamez Naam on energy #suglobal

Energy is $6 trillion per year and is being disrupted. Peabody coal went bankrupt over three years. Peak coal demand arrived far sooner than expected and cheap natural gas killed it. $0.30 a watt are the cheapest solar power in …