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New Solar Farm Set to Flip Switch to 'on' Sept. 19, 2014

The 2-megawatt array will produce about 2.5 million kilowatt hours...

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Experiment Makes Energy Savings A Game

Consumers might be willing to back off on their demand for electricity if a game of chance is involved...

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Verizon, Cornell Create Geothermal Cooling for Cell Tower

The project has the potential to bring significant gains in terms of sustainability and energy efficiency...

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Emerson Hall Controls Energy Conservation Project Saves $54,000 and 107 Tons C02e Annually

Replaced outdated space and central system controls with new digital controls with occupancy sensors...

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Cornell Team Developing ‘Smart Grid’ Tech

“Smart grid” technologies would enhance the efficiency, reliability, economics and sustainability of the production and distribution of electricity...

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To Bolster Lithium Battery Life, Add a Little Salt

Striving to achieve safer, longer-lasting batteries for modern world’s trappings, Cornell chemical engineers have added salt to their chemistry...

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Liners Can Protect Pipelines During Earthquakes

Cornell civil engineers found that retrofitting pipelines with flexible tubular membranes saturated with thermosetting resin could prevent earthquake damage to seismically vulnerable pipelines...

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Cornell Solar Farm to Produce Power in September

Cornell's solar farm will pump approximately 2 megawatts, accounting for 1 percent of the Cornell's energy use...