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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.

By J. Fingas,   10.12.15
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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.

By J. Fingas,   10.06.15
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10.01.15
Scientists are developing an invisibility cloak for solar panels
10.01.15

Scientists are developing an invisibility cloak for solar panels

Current solar panel technology has enough trouble as it is converting sunlight into useable curren...

By A. Tarantola,   10.01.15
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09.11.15
Kirigami-inspired solar cells can track the sun without motors
09.11.15

Kirigami-inspired solar cells can track the sun without motors

These solar cells just need a little stretch as they twist to follow the sun.

By A. Tarantola,   09.11.15
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08.17.15
GE's robotic inspector dives in nuclear containment vessels
08.17.15

GE's robotic inspector dives in nuclear containment vessels

GE's 'Stinger' robot dives in water tanks at nuclear reactors while keeping squishy human workers at a safe distance

By A. Tarantola,   08.17.15
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08.17.15
Google's making it easy for you to get solar panels onto your roof
08.17.15

Google's making it easy for you to get solar panels onto your roof

Google’s ‘Project Sunroof’ makes it easy to get solar panels onto your roof

By D. Cooper,   08.17.15
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07.11.15
Solar Impulse delay may end dreams of cross-Atlantic flight in 2015
07.11.15

Solar Impulse delay may end dreams of cross-Atlantic flight in 2015

It's no longer safe to say that the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft will make it around the world before...

By J. Fingas,   07.11.15
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06.21.15
Light-based battery makes its own power
06.21.15

Light-based battery makes its own power

Sure, you can make solar-powered devices that store their excess energy in a battery, but what abo...

By J. Fingas,   06.21.15
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06.16.15
Nissan turns old electric car batteries into fixed energy storage
06.16.15

Nissan turns old electric car batteries into fixed energy storage

Mercedes and Tesla aren't the only electric car makers giving their batteries something to do besi...

By J. Fingas,   06.16.15
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