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MIT Students Bring Solar Power to the Poor

In some isolated clinics in parts of Africa, the electricity needed to power lights and medical devices is generated by expensive imported diesel fuel; the water supply can be so cold in winter [...]

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Nation’s First Thin-Film Solar Charging Station Opens

California State University, Chico welcomes students to the start of a new semester with a unique solar-powered charging station for portable and mobile electronics at the Bell Memorial Union [...]

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Solar Cost Hits World’s New Low, Half the Price of Coal

Solar power just sold for the lowest price ever, in Chile. The Spanish developer Solarpack Corp. Tecnologica won contracts to sell power from a 120-megawatt solar plant for $29.10 a megawatt-hour [...]

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Holy Grail of energy policy in sight as battery technology smashes the old order

by AMBROSE EVANS-PRITCHARD The world’s next energy revolution is probably no more than five or ten years away. Cutting-edge research into cheap and clean forms of electricity storage is [...]