Electricity

04.22.16
China eyes floating nuclear power plants for remote locations
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China eyes floating nuclear power plants for remote locations

The vessels will provide electricity for oil rigs, construction projects and more.

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02.01.16
Mechanical 'trees' generate energy by swaying in the wind
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Mechanical 'trees' generate energy by swaying in the wind

Researchers look to convert the sway of buildings into electricity, too.

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10.12.15
Tesla batteries will help power California office buildings
10.12.15

Tesla batteries will help power California office buildings

Huge farms of Tesla batteries will help California offices save money and the environment.

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10.06.15
Clean energy is nearly as inexpensive as coal and gas
10.06.15

Clean energy is nearly as inexpensive as coal and gas

Solar and wind power costs have dropped so much that they're nearly as cheap to set up as dirtier energy sources.

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08.10.15
Japan to restart nuclear power tomorrow after energy prices soar
08.10.15

Japan to restart nuclear power tomorrow after energy prices soar

Japan's about to turn on the nuclear-powered lights again

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07.27.15
IBM wants to cool data centers with their own waste heat
07.27.15

IBM wants to cool data centers with their own waste heat

You know those little "do not eat" packs that come in shoe boxes? Well, IBM wants to use those things to improve the function of its data centers' A/C.

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06.17.15
Batteries that stretch are perfect for smart watches and clothes
06.17.15

Batteries that stretch are perfect for smart watches and clothes

Used to be that the only time your lithium-ion batteries changed their shape was when they were ab...

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05.21.15
Americans are using more energy, but green tech is softening the blow
05.21.15

Americans are using more energy, but green tech is softening the blow

It may be tough to satisfy the US' seemingly never-ending thirst for energy, but clean power sourc...

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05.04.15
Nikola Labs' case uses stray radio waves to charge your iPhone
05.04.15

Nikola Labs' case uses stray radio waves to charge your iPhone

To hear Nikola Labs co-founder Dr. Rob Lee tell the tale, some 97 percent of the energy a smartpho...

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