‘Major discovery’ from MIT primed to unleash solar revolution

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Anne Trafton, News Office
web.mit.edu
July 31, 2008

Scientists mimic essence of plants’ energy storage system

In a revolutionary leap that could transform solar power from a marginal, boutique alternative into a mainstream energy source, MIT researchers have overcome a major barrier to large-scale solar power: storing energy for use when the sun doesn’t shine.

Daniel Nocera describes new process for storing solar energy:

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Daniel Nocera describes new process for storing solar energy (2008)

Until now, solar power has been a daytime-only energy source, because storing extra solar energy for later use is prohibitively expensive and grossly inefficient. With today’s announcement, MIT researchers have hit upon a simple, inexpensive, highly efficient process for storing solar energy.

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‘Major discovery’ from MIT primed to unleash solar revolution – MIT News Office

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Solar Hydrogen Home + MIT Announces Major Breakthrough In Solar Energy Storage

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The Hydrogen House is North America’s first regulation-approved solar-hydrogen powered residence. The home was developed by Mike Strizki with a grant from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities. The solar hydrogen system was completed in 2006 and has since received international acclaim.

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