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Volume 6 Supplement 1

Roles for chemistry in the world's energy problems

Research and policy

Edited by R Stephen Berry

  1. Algae biofuels have been studied numerous times including the Aquatic Species program in 1978 in the U.S., smaller laboratory research projects and private programs.

    Authors: Yihe Gao, Chapin Gregor, Yuanjie Liang, Dawei Tang and Caitlin Tweed

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2012 6(Suppl 1):S1

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  2. Interest in hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs) has recently spiked, partly due to an increasingly negative view toward the U.S. foreign oil dependency and environmental concerns. Though HEVs are becoming more com...

    Authors: Heather Lewis, Haram Park and Maion Paolini

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2012 6(Suppl 1):S2

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  3. Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems can provide a range of benefits to users with regards to efficiency, reliability, costs and environmental impact. Furthermore, increasing the amount of electricity generat...

    Authors: Adil Kalam, Abigail King, Ellen Moret and Upekha Weerasinghe

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2012 6(Suppl 1):S3

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  4. Natural gas comprises about a quarter of the United States’ energy use. It is more environmentally friendly than oil and coal due to lower carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per unit, less costly per unit of energy a...

    Authors: Fang-Yu Liang, Marta Ryvak, Sara Sayeed and Nick Zhao

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2012 6(Suppl 1):S4

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  5. The electric grid in the United States has been suffering from underinvestment for years, and now faces pressing challenges from rising demand and deteriorating infrastructure. High congestion levels in transm...

    Authors: Brendan Cook, Jerrome Gazzano, Zeynep Gunay, Lucas Hiller, Sakshi Mahajan, Aynur Taskan and Samra Vilogorac

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2012 6(Suppl 1):S5

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  6. This paper examines the cost and benefits, both financial and environmental, of two leading forms of solar power generation, grid-tied photovoltaic cells and Dish Stirling Systems, using conventional carbon-ba...

    Authors: Vanessa Arellano Banoni, Aldo Arnone, Maria Fondeur, Annabel Hodge, J Patrick Offner and Jordan K Phillips

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2012 6(Suppl 1):S6

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