What if a low-cost solar thermal ice production system could be used to refrigerate vaccines without electricity? Adam Gage, Peter Shoaf, Jeromie Webster, and Logan Olsen think it would be pretty cool. The team developed a method to harness naturally occurring adsorption/desorption cycles to help developing countries increase vaccine availability. Continue reading
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Not so foolish after all
“Fool’s gold” (pyrite) may not be the final answer to creating economical, nontoxic solar cells, but it is providing valuable information in the ongoing search.
Efficient solar cells from inkjet technology
Reducing raw material waste by 90 percent in the production of solar energy may soon be a reality thanks to a powerful new inkjet technology invented at Oregon State.