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01.06.16
Hackers shut down power grid in Ukraine
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Hackers shut down power grid in Ukraine

It's thought to be the first cyber attack to cause a blackout.

By M. Brian,   01.06.16
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12.09.15
Want Tesla's home battery soon?  Go to Vermont
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Want Tesla's home battery soon? Go to Vermont

A Vermont electric utility will sell you Tesla's Powerwall in January, and you'll even get a break on your bill.

By J. Fingas,   12.09.15
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12.03.15
Google makes big clean energy purchase to power data centers
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Google makes big clean energy purchase to power data centers

Mountain View says its purchase of 842 megawatts is the largest ever by a non-utility company.

By B. Steele,   12.03.15
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11.04.15
Google engineer takes on subpar USB Type-C cables
11.04.15

Google engineer takes on subpar USB Type-C cables

Beware plugging in that new laptop or phone with USB Type-C -- not having the right cables could damage your electronics

By R. Lawler,   11.04.15
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11.02.15
World's biggest floating wind farm is coming to Scotland
11.02.15

World's biggest floating wind farm is coming to Scotland

Energy companies are scrambling to harness the UK's wind.

By M. Brian,   11.02.15
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10.30.15
World's largest offshore wind farm to be built in the UK
10.30.15

World's largest offshore wind farm to be built in the UK

It'll generate more than 660 MEGAWATTS.

By M. Brian,   10.30.15
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10.25.15
Twisty reactor hints at a future of practical fusion power
10.25.15

Twisty reactor hints at a future of practical fusion power

A newly complete (and oddly shaped) fusion reactor could be considerably safer.

By J. Fingas,   10.25.15
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