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GWU team develops low-cost, high-yield one-pot synthesis of carbon nanofibers from atmospheric CO2

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A team led by Dr. Stuart Licht at The George Washington University in Washington, DC has developed a low-cost, high-yield and scalable process for the electrolytic conversion of atmospheric CO 2 dissolved in molten carbonates into carbon nanofibers (CNFs.)

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DOE to award $10.2M to 16 solid oxide fuel cell projects

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Boston University. Core-Shell Heterostructures as Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Electrodes Boston University will research ways to synthesize and deploy core-shell heterostructures as SOFC cathodes that will improve SOFC performance by increasing oxygen reduction rates and improving cathode resistance to degradation. Description.

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Clean Energy Ventures leads investment battery startups Nth Cycle and Volexion; upstream, downstream

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Volexion has developed a graphene coating technology for the cathode that boosts energy and power density, cycle life and safety in a low-cost process. Volexion’s funding is co-led by Energy Foundry. N th Cycle. million in funding from investors led by climate tech venture capital firm Clean Energy Ventures.

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DOE to award $35M to 24 projects to support early-stage, innovative technologies and solutions in advanced manufacturing

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Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois. The University of Illinois will conduct research to develop a composite plastic heat exchanger for a low temperature gas streams common in industry. Boston Electrometallurgical Corporation. Colorado State University. Iowa State University. Temple University.

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Spirit Airlines Is on Shaky Footing After Judge Blocks JetBlue Deal

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Spirit Airlines, once a fast-growing low-cost carrier, is struggling to convince investors that it has a clear path forward after an antitrust ruling blocked the sale of the company to JetBlue Airways. Because many of its customers fly it to save money, Spirit has a limited ability to raise fares.

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DOE selects 7 Solid Oxide Fuel Cell research projects for further development

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected 7 projects that will help develop low-cost solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology for central power generation from fossil energy resources for further research. Boston University. Stanford University. University of Wisconsin, Madison. West Virginia University.

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DOE selects 16 research projects for more than $19M in funding to advance Solid Oxide Fuel Cell technology

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The project team expects this research to result in an optimized materials and processing solution that will significantly reduce component costs for a critical SOFC subsystem. DOE: $2,500,000 Non DOE: $625,149 Total: $3,125,149 (20% cost share). The University of South Carolina. The Tennessee Technological University.

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