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Cinch Hub makes solar-powered pop-up tents more modular

By Michael Irving for New Atlas Pop-up tents are designed to spring into shape in a matter of seconds, sparing you the tedious task of setting up that goes against the camping spirit of escaping [...]

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Solar power: Here’s where your state now ranks

By Tom DiChristopher for CNBC California remains the undisputed champion of solar power, but there are plenty of movers and shakers outside the top five in this year’s ranking of solar PV [...]

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How Zero Mass is using solar panels to pull drinkable water directly from the air

Zero Mass’ ambitious plan to change water By Lauren Goode for The Verge At some point while standing on the roof of an old car dealership in Scottsdale, Arizona, I noted that it was hot outside. [...]

Morocco turns the Sahara desert into a solar energy oasis

From PBS.org Judy Woodruff: Next, we turn to Morocco, home to the largest solar energy plant in the world. Today, the planet Earth meets over 80 percent of its energy needs with either coal, oil [...]

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A Visit to Chernobyl as It Transforms Into a Solar Farm

Energy production is about to resume at the site of the worst nuclear accident in history. BY DARMON RICHTER for Atlas Obscura n April 1986 the nuclear accident at Chernobyl devastated a large [...]

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This Classy Outdoor Canopy Aims to Provide Free Electricity to Your Home

You have a yard (back or front) and you need a shade for the outdoor, so why not leverage on it (the shade) to create free electricity for your home? Sure, you can cover your entire roof with [...]

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Introducing iSun Oasis

The iSun Oasis is a beautifully designed smart canopy that captures solar power and sends it to the home grid, reducing your carbon footprint and energy bills. The durable and lightweight [...]

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How Great Britain’s breakthrough year for renewables could have powered the past

50% of the country’s electricity came from wind, solar, hydro, nuclear and biomass in 2017. Renewables alone produced enough to power 1958. From drax After a year of smashing renewable records, [...]

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Vietnam sees solar power construction boom as nation goes green

By ATSUSHI TOMIYAMA,  for Nikkei Asian Review HANOI — Numerous projects to build large solar power facilities are underway in Vietnam, as the country scrambles to make up for the [...]

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A Powerful Mix of Solar and Batteries Is Beating Natural Gas

By Chris Martin and Mark Chediak for Bloomberg Natural gas is getting edged out of power markets across the U.S. by two energy sources that, together, are proving to be an unbeatable mix: solar [...]