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MIT Passive Cooling System

Innovative MIT passive cooling system works without electricity

go through David L. Chandler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology September 24, 2022 Two samples of passive cooling devices were tested on the roof of MIT Building 1: On the left is a sample of a new system that combines evaporative cooling, radiative cooling, and insulation. On the right is the device using only evaporative cooling …

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These 20 S&P stocks fell 21.5% in another brutal week for the market

These 20 S&P stocks fell 21.5% in another brutal week for the market

U.S. stocks ended another rough week, with shares of oil producers slumping and Ford Motor Co. falling further on worries about supply shortages. S&P 500 Index It fell 1.7% on Friday and was down 4.6% for the week, as investors continued to worry about the Federal Reserve raising interest rates to curb inflation. Of the …

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MIT researchers invent cooling technology that doesn't require electricity

MIT researchers invent cooling technology that doesn’t require electricity

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created a passive cooling technology that could revolutionize the way we keep cool. The new technology, which relies on a three-layer design, was demonstrated in a new press release. It only requires water, which researchers have used to reduce ambient temperatures by as much as 19 …

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Many in Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic remain without electricity or running water as Hurricane Fiona rages toward Bermuda CNN

Many in Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic remain without electricity or running water as Hurricane Fiona rages toward Bermuda CNN

CNN — More than 1 million people in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic woke up Thursday without electricity or running water, as crews worked to repair critical utilities crippled by Hurricane Fiona – now a Category 4 monster headed to Bermuda. The first major hurricane of the Atlantic season this year killed at least …

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Brace yourself, electricity bills could increase by 64% this winter

Brace yourself, electricity bills could increase by 64% this winter

Electricity customers in Massachusetts could face a sharp increase in winter bills, National Grid warned Wednesday. Citing high prices for natural gas used to generate electricity, the utility said winter electricity prices, which take effect on Nov. 1, will be significantly higher than last winter. “Overall, the monthly bill for a typical residential electricity customer …

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Your electricity bill could rise by more than 60% this winter. That's why. - Boston Globe

Your electricity bill could rise by more than 60% this winter. That’s why. – Boston Globe

Sharon Scott-Chandler, CEO of Action for Community Development Boston, said she’s particularly concerned about how rising food prices and how utility bills will affect the people her social services agency helps. “That’s everything,” Scott Chandler said. “This year has really put more burdens on families.” In National Grid’s case, the utility filed Wednesday with the …

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MIT researchers advance cooling technology that doesn't use electricity

MIT researchers advance cooling technology that doesn’t use electricity

Barriers to Commercialization The technology can also be used to reduce the load on air conditioning compressors by cooling them. This will improve air conditioning efficiency and save energy. However, there is a major hurdle before the technology can be scaled up commercially. Previous attempts to use passive cooling have been partially successful because the …

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Solar panels launched into space may soon send electricity back to Earth

Solar panels launched into space may soon send electricity back to Earth

LONGi Green Energy, the world’s largest solar energy company, will launch solar panels into space to test whether they can successfully operate in orbit and transmit electricity back to Earth. The newly announced project by the Xi’an, China-based solar giant is called the LONGi Green Energy Future Energy Space Lab. Its purpose is to “promote …

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Why your electricity bills are so high - and why your heating bills could be next

Why your electricity bills are so high – and why your heating bills could be next

During the hot summer months, skyrocketing natural gas prices have led to high electricity bills across the United States. On August 31, the sun sets in Redondo Beach, California. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle title Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images During the hot summer months, skyrocketing natural gas prices have …

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Ray Dalio says watch out for rates hitting this level as Wall Street stocks will take a 20% hit

Ray Dalio says watch out for rates hitting this level as Wall Street stocks will take a 20% hit

Wall Street is gearing up for a slew of new data on Thursday, including retail sales, following the CPI shock earlier in the week, with a deepening yield curve inversion between 2-year and 10-year bonds, unleashing more Gloomy economic signal. There is good news, though, as a disastrous rail strike could be avoided. Billionaire investor …

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