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This Mini Wind Turbine Can Power Your Entire Home in a Gentle Breeze

The first time you see a Nemoi wind turbine, you may not realize it’s a turbine at all. A white and silver metallic structure about the size of a garden shrub,...

Engineers Increased a Solar Panel’s Efficiency by Wrapping It in An “Invisibility Cloak”

An invisibility cloak has been used in the lab to hide the metallic strips used in solar panels, making the devices more efficient at using the sun’s energy. Invisibility cloaks are made...
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Tesla to Build World’s Biggest Lithium Ion Battery in South Australia Within 100 Days...

Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of Tesla, will build the world’s largest lithium ion battery to store renewable energy in South Australia in partnership with French energy utility Neoen. https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/883169447472750592 The 129MWh battery,...

Portugal Home to World’s First Hydro-Solar Power Plant

The debate around energy in the United States at times devolves into quasi-tribal disputes over the merits of one power source over another. Often this pits renewable energy against entrenched fossil...

New Material Could Replace Lithium-ion With Cheaper, Eco-Friendly Sodium-ion in Batteries

In the battle of the batteries, lithium-ion technology is the reigning champion, powering that cellphone in your pocket as well as an increasing number of electric vehicles on the road. But a...
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The New 2018 Nissan Leaf Steps Up Its Game With Auto Self-Parking

According to a new video released by Nissan, the next-generation of the Nissan Leaf will be able to park itself due to a program that Nissan dubs the ProPilot Park. ProPILOT Park...

These Windows Let You Charge Your Devices With Solar Power

A solar startup called Physee has installed windows with solar cells in the window’s edges at the headquarters of Rabobank, the biggest bank in the Netherlands. The solar cells are slotted into the window at...
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Tesla Upgrades Its Electric Engines So They Can Run for 1 Million+ Miles

Tesla is in the process of upgrading the motors in their electric vehicles. CEO Elon Musk has recently said that the company is in the process of making the powertrains for...
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Facebook Almost Ready to Deliver Worldwide Internet Access From Solar Powered Drones

Facebook has a plan to create mobile internet hubs, bringing internet access to the rest of the world via solar-powered drones. Facebook recently took a big step forward towards making their...

Researchers Invent Nanocomposite Material That Destroys Pollutants in Water Using Solar Energy

Researchers at the Energy Safety Research Institute at Swansea University in the UK have discovered a way to remove pollutants from water using solar power. The researchers, led by Dr. Charles W....

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