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Latest National Renewable Energy Laboratory Stories

2013-05-08 17:56:36

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have quantified the significant value that concentrating solar power (CSP) plants can add to an electric grid.

2013-05-08 17:55:26

Enzymes could break down cell walls faster – leading to less expensive biofuels for transportation – if two enzyme systems are brought together in an industrial setting.

2013-04-17 11:16:15

The latest national survey of 100% biodiesel (B100) "blend stock" samples by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) found that 95% of the samples from 2011-12 met ASTM International fuel quality specifications.

Solar Cells Developed That Peel-And-Stick To Virtually Anything
2013-04-17 05:37:09

Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory have developed a peel-and-stick solar cell that could one day be used to charge mobile phones and power a variety of other small devices.

Solar Power Industry Is Likely Now A Net Energy Producer
2013-04-08 14:45:37

The rapid growth of the solar power industry over the past decade may have exacerbated the global warming situation it was meant to soothe, simply because most of the energy used to manufacture the millions of solar panels came from burning fossil fuels. That irony, according to Stanford University researchers, is coming to an end.

2013-04-04 23:00:53

A recently added market report by Transparency Market Research on “Thin Film Photovoltaics Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecasts 2012 - 2018" is now

High-Throughput Analytical Pyrolysis Tool Is Faster And More Precise
2013-03-05 13:43:19

A screening tool from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) eases and greatly quickens one of the thorniest tasks in the biofuels industry: determining cell wall chemistry to find plants with ideal genes.


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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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