Posts tagged: Carnegie Mellon University

Storing the Sun

By Kevin Bullis | Photographs by Ken Richardson on February 18, 2014 Aquion manufactures cheap, long-lasting batteries for storing renewable energy. A new kind of battery invented by Jay Whitacre, a professor of materials science at Carnegie Mellon University and founder of the startup Aquion Energy, could make renewable electricity more practical and economical around […]

The Best Place for Solar Power is … New Jersey?

New study says it’s not about the best light, but where solar and wind can do the most good. The Arizona desert may enjoy nearly endless sun, but is it the really best place for solar panels? Maybe not. A new study suggests that cloudier New Jersey is actually the state that will get the […]