Electricity

05.14.14
Tesla Motors' Elon Musk will help fund a Nikola Tesla museum
05.14.14

Tesla Motors' Elon Musk will help fund a Nikola Tesla museum

You may recall The Oatmeal's (aka Matthew Inman's) fundraising campaign to save Nikola Tesla's for...

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05.09.14
Google wants your help making cheaper, tinier solar power systems
05.09.14

Google wants your help making cheaper, tinier solar power systems

Solar panels have become cheaper and more efficient in recent years, but you can't say the same fo...

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04.11.14
We may soon use lasers to redirect lightning strikes
04.11.14

We may soon use lasers to redirect lightning strikes

If there's one thing you should know about Engadget, it's that we absolutely love lasers. And than...

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02.20.14
US military tries using small electric jolts to keep soldiers awake
02.20.14

US military tries using small electric jolts to keep soldiers awake

Soldiers don't have many options for overcoming sleep deprivation outside of a good cup of coffee....

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02.13.14
Biggest-ever solar thermal power plant goes online in California
02.13.14

Biggest-ever solar thermal power plant goes online in California

Solar power just hit the big time in the US -- BrightSource Energy has confirmed that the world's...

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01.07.14
Finally, a light switch so green it doesn't need electricity
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01.07.14

Finally, a light switch so green it doesn't need electricity

It's not very often that a light switch really catches Engadget's eye, so you know it has to be so...

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11.12.13
Upp is a $199 hydrogen fuel cell for USB devices that lets you fill up instead of plugging in
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11.12.13

Upp is a $199 hydrogen fuel cell for USB devices that lets you fill up instead of plugging in

Hydrogen fuel cells have been helping astronauts for nearly half a century already, so it's about...

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09.17.13
Google keeps it green, purchases 240MW of wind power in Texas
09.17.13

Google keeps it green, purchases 240MW of wind power in Texas

Google's goal of meeting its electrical needs with renewable sources got another big boost today....

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12.14.12
Insert Coin: MeterPlug estimates electricity costs per device, aims to save you some cash
12.14.12

Insert Coin: MeterPlug estimates electricity costs per device, aims to save you some cash

In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit pro...

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