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These solar sails are powering a cruise ship

by Desirée Kaplan for World Economic Forum The cruise ship industry is at an all-time high with millions of passengers booking trips every year, but is it a sustainable way to travel? According [...]

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‘Battery’ that bottles sunshine could bring a new solar revolution

A plastic-like material may do for solar power what high-performance electrical batteries have done for iPhones and Tesla cars. By Corey S. Powell  for NBC Solar energy is clean, abundant, and [...]

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This is How Wind and Solar Energy Will Crush Fossil Fuels

Wind and solar energy can’t make fossil fuels obsolete by themselves, but they can with the help of cheap energy storage. by Travis Hoium (TMFFlushDraw) for The Motley Fool Wind and solar [...]

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The Perfect Solar Power Solution – Integrating technology without compromising aesthetics

By Simone du Boise for Metal Architecture Magazine Unobtrusive, reliable, economically viable and high-performance technology is key to acceptance. Utilizing truly thin, MiaSolé photovoltaics [...]

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Solar panels have gotten thinner than a human hair. Soon they’ll be everywhere.

By David Roberts for Vox One of the reasons I think solar photovoltaic power is going to take over the world is that it is scalable in a way no other power source can be. It can be used to [...]

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Dead coal mines everywhere are being reincarnated as solar farms

By Echo Huang for Quartz Media The world is quickly abandoning coal, the dirtiest of fossil fuels. But that’s not the end of the road for coal mines—in many countries they’re coming back to life [...]

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Hanergy working to develop more thin-film PV applications at ‘Green China’ conference

by LEED Blogger Hanergy Thin Film Power Group signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Beijing Electric Vehicle at the “Green China – Hanergy Ecological City Comprehensive Solution Plan [...]

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China builds cutting-edge solar motorway

China builds cutting-edge SOLAR motorway that could charge electric cars as they travel on it and melt snow in sub-zero weather By Tracy You for the Daily Mail China is set to open its first [...]

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Floating Solar Rigs Split Seawater to Make Hydrogen Fuel

By Kyree Leary for Futurism Columbia Engineering assistant professor Danial Esposito and his team have created a floating device capable of producing hydrogen gas (H2) for fuel using sunlight and [...]

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China Building Second Enormous Floating Solar Farm on Top of Defunct Coal Mine

By Lorraine Chow for EcoWatch An old coal mine is being reborn as an enormous renewable energy plant. The state-run energy company China Three Gorges New Energy Co. is building a 150-megawatt [...]