Solar cell technologies need to fulfill three conditions to be worth commercializing: their conversion rate of sunlight into electricity must be high, they must be inexpensive to produce, and they must have a long lifespan.

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Natural gas from the United States more than doubled the average daily net exports during all of 2017. The United States has continued to export more natural gas than it imports for five of the first six months in 2018.

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The Buckeye State became the country’s 17th state on March 1, 1803, when this area had a population of about 45,365, some 3,000 fewer people than today’s Middletown.

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Columbus is built around a good university — Ohio State. The city’s percentage of residents with bachelor’s degrees is well above the national average.

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According to EIA’s international electricity statistics, hydroelectric and fossil fuel-powered generation were the top sources of growth between 2005 and 2015. During that period, hydroelectric generation increased by about 40%, while fossil fuel-powered generation increased by 15%. 

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Ohio’s history is pretty unique. Everybody knows Ohio is "The Buckeye State," but you may not know that a buckeye is a nut-like seed from the official state tree. Did you know that Neil Armstrong was from Auglaize County and Steven Spielberg is from Hamilton. 

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World renown magician Harry Houdini hung by his ankles from the Dayton Daily News building in 1916. Houdini appeared in the area many times in the early 1900s.

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Nearly one-third of U.S. households (31%) reported facing a challenge in paying energy bills or sustaining adequate heating and cooling in their homes in 2015. According to the most recent results from EIA’s Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS)

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