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Battery Brings a Sustainable Future Closer with Every Breath

A potentially transformative energy storage solution is being developed by a group led by Yet-Ming Chiang, professor at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Zheng Li, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Virginia Tech. Their research was published in the journal “Joule” in the article “Air-Breathing Aqueous Sulfur Flow Battery for Ultralow-Cost Long-Duration Electrical Storage.”

Virginia Articles

External News

Virginia Won't Cap CO2 with 9 Other States — for Now

Gov. Ralph Northam signed a budget barring Virginia from participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a cap-and-trade program encompassing power plants in nine Northeastern states.
External News

Will the Green New Deal Work? Here's What the Research Says

The Green New Deal that some Democrats are now championing is unlike anything this country has ever done before. But scientists have been studying policies like these for decades. And their research can tell us a bit about what might happen if we pass this sweeping new vision for climate action and economic equality.
Commentary

5 Things to Look for in the Green New Deal

The Green New Deal means different things to different people. In some ways, that’s part of its appeal. On the other hand, a Green New Deal can’t mean anything anyone wants it to, or it will come to mean nothing at all.

Virginia Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 6.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score 0.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 5.00 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
59 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
27 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
22 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
86%

of people in Virginia support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(+2 of the national average)
(est. 4,837,103 of 5,621,010 adults)

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