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Dropwise Technologies: using a unique coating materials to make power generation efficient.

Let's tackle climate change by making power plants much more efficient. Clean power through efficiency.

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"Global CO2 emissions need to be cut by a tremendous amount, and one of the most salient emitters currently are power plants. More than 85% of the world's power still comes from steam power plants, and these plants are more inefficient than they need to be. DropWise's mission is to use our unique coating materials and application process to make inroads on efficiency in power generation. Each plant that applies a DropWise coating will be offsetting, on average, an amount of carbon equal to taking several thousand cars off the road." - From the Dropwise website.

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Cambridge, MA, USA

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Hi Eduardo – thank you for your post! It sounds like you are currently building the Dropwise project – what specific needs do you have right now? We would be delighted to learn more and understand how best to support your efforts! Also – do you have a twitter handle for Dropwise Technologies?

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Hi Matt. I'm not actually part of the Dropwise company. I've been following the company for a while now. I just wanted to highlight their work. You can find out more details on their website: