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Replaced outdated space and central system controls with new digital controls with occupancy sensors...

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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...

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Wastewater Injection Induces Oklahoma Earthquakes

Dramatic increase in earthquakes in central Oklahoma since 2009 is likely attributable to subsurface wastewater injection at a handful of wastewater disposal wells, finds study...

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Four of 10 Wells Forecast to Fail in Northeastern Pa.

About 40 percent of oil and gas wells in parts of the Marcellus shale region will likely leak methane, says a Cornell-led research team...

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Fracking Fluid Has Increased Pollution Potential

The properties that make fracking fluid effective at extracting natural gas from shale also make associated pollutants, such as heavy metals, leach out...

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Tompkins Residents Can Get Solar Panels at a Discount

Solar Tompkins aims to double the amount of solar-panel electricity generated in the county, residents encouraged to enroll in the program through July...

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Geothermal Heat Pumps Keep Cell Tower Cool

In collaboration with Verizon Wireless, Cornell engineers are testing a geothermal heat pump system to control the climate of a cellular tower shelter on campus...