News tagged with waste

Inventing extra protection for high energy waste

At DOE's Savannah River National Laboratory, the primary goal is innovation for safe and cost effective legacy waste cleanup.  New methods are constantly being explored in order to protect workers and protect ...

dateMay 19, 2015 in Environment
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Getting more electricity out of solar cells

(Phys.org) —When sunlight shines on today's solar cells, much of the incoming energy is given off as waste heat rather than electrical current. In a few materials, however, extra energy produces extra electrons—behavior ...

dateMay 07, 2014 in Materials Science
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