Solarpower

05.25.15
Super-efficient solar cells can power homes in unforgiving areas
05.25.15

Super-efficient solar cells can power homes in unforgiving areas

Scientists have long talked about black silicon (that is, silicon with nano-sized structures) havi...

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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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05.11.15
The first solar bike path is producing more energy than expected
05.11.15

The first solar bike path is producing more energy than expected

Back in November, SolaRoad launched a test bike path that generates energy through solar cells emb...

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05.09.15
MIT Study suggests current solar power tech is good enough
05.09.15

MIT Study suggests current solar power tech is good enough

The standard line about solar power is that while good in theory, the technology just isn't there...

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05.07.15
Carl Sagan's solar-powered spacecraft is getting its first test flight
05.07.15

Carl Sagan's solar-powered spacecraft is getting its first test flight

Legendary astronomer Carl Sagan once envisioned a solar sailer, a spaceship that uses sunlight rad...

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05.03.15
Solar-powered grill cooks your food no matter the weather
05.03.15

Solar-powered grill cooks your food no matter the weather

However much you may like grilling food on a warm day, you probably don't like dealing with gas ta...

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04.06.15
The Solarbike is a very real thing
04.06.15

The Solarbike is a very real thing

Here's an electric bike that doesn't need plugging in.. or swapping out batteries. As the name s...

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03.08.15
Watch this solar-powered plane attempt to fly around the world
03.08.15

Watch this solar-powered plane attempt to fly around the world

While you're just about to head to bed, over in Abu Dhabi the Solar Impulse team will attempt to f...

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02.10.15
Apple invests in a solar farm that can power 60,000 homes
02.10.15

Apple invests in a solar farm that can power 60,000 homes

Apple makes much ado about using clean energy sources to power its buildings these days, and it ju...

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