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A concentrating photovoltaic system with embedded microtracking can produce over 50 percent more energy per day than standard silicon solar cells in a head-to-head competition, according to a team of engineers who field tested a prototype unit over two...
Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas has long been warning of the impact of Tesla’s fast pace of innovation in the auto industry. He even warned that Tesla’s Autopilot machine learning could potentially render all other cars obsolete. Now Jonas suggests that the auto industry’s...
Could seaweed eating supercows help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save the world from climate change? Irish farmers hope so and have welcomed the opportunity to investigate a 2016 study that claims feeding cows small amounts of seaweed along with...
Flow batteries offer significant advantages over lithium-ion batteries. They have a much longer lifespan, can be fully discharged and recharged many thousands of times without damage, and have no danger of explosion or fire due to overheating. They also...
The UK’s first commercial geothermal power station- which would be based in the coastal town of Cornwall- is expected to go live as early as 2020, if £5m fundraising initiative succeeds. Due to the abundance of granite, the Cornish town...
As the world warms, methane trapped underneath the frozen tundra could be released, increasing the rate of warming in a vicious circle. Runaway global warming is, without a doubt, a nightmare scenario for humanity. As the temperature rises, it has knock-on...
Over the past couple of weeks, a much-needed conversation about moving to 100 percent renewable energy has exploded into the national spotlight. Unfortunately, the focus has largely been on personal disputes and deep-in-the-weeds debates among folks who basically agree...
Florida State University is looking to help create its own energy. The university unveiled Tuesday, the new "Smart flower" solar panels that will be placed on campus. They're the world's first all-in-one solar system. Instead of a typical rooftop panel, the...
A Sydney start-up has launched a peer-to-peer electric vehicle charging service, allowing EV drivers to recharge their car battery when and where they need to, using a network of existing private chargers and parking spaces. The company behind the EV...
Waste Management, in partnership with project owner Captona Partners, recently completed construction on a 2.5-MW solar farm at the closed MT Sullivan Landfill in Massachusetts. Closed since 1998, the landfill now contains 7,938 solar panels on over 6 acres of land. ...

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