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NASA shows off new solar panels for the ISS

The ISS has been in orbit above the Earth for decades. Power for the space station and the experiments onboard comes from four pairs of…

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Tinted Solar Panels Can Help Farms Generate Clean Energy While Growing Food

In a future world, leafy vegetables may not be grown in rows of crops under the sun. Instead, they may be grown indoors beneath tinted…

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A Frying Pan Ingredient Can Make Super-White Paint Reflect 98% of the Sun’s Heat

You wouldn’t head outside on a scorching hot summer day in dark clothing; lighter colored garments help reflect the sun’s heat. That strategy works for…

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5 Things to know about LA’s plan to use Hydrogen Gas as a Means to Store Renewable Energy – Electropages

5 Things to know about LA’s plan to use Hydrogen Gas as a Means to Store Renewable Energy  Electropages Source: https://www.electropages.com/blog/2020/03/5-things-know-about-las-plan-use-hydrogen-gas-means-store-renewable-energy Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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2019 saw the rise of wind power and the collapse of coal

Scaling up renewable energy has catapulted Britain through a decade of electrical system change Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/wind-power-coal-climate-change-renewable-energy-a9273541.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Tesla unveils its easier to install Solar Roof

After spending a good amount of time talking about Tesla Energy during its earnings call earlier this week, the company announced its new Solar Roof…

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LA is going to get cheap nighttime power from a massive solar and battery array in the Mojave

LA’s next source of energy: a massive solar panel and lithium battery array in the Mojave, operated by 8minute Solar Energy, and capable of supplying…

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Solar Energy Is Renewable, But Is It Environmentally Just (1/2)

Dustin Mulvaney speaks about his new book which explores the complex environmental and social impacts of the global solar industry The post Solar Energy Is…

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The Land Politics of Solar Energy (2/2)

In part 2 of his interview on his new book, Dustin Mulvaney examines the complicated environmental impact—and political economy—of U.S. solar projects, and explains his…

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Crowdfunded LightSail 2 spacecraft succeeds in flying on sunlight alone

Space exploration non-profit The Planetary Society is celebrating a stack of wins today, after announcing that its LightSail 2 spacecraft, which was funded in part…

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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe builds huge solar farm next to controversial pipeline

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has launched a huge solar farm near the controversial North Dakota Access pipeline they opposed in vain. Democrat Tulsi Gabbard…

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Lightyear One solar EV claims a 450-mile range

A new electric car that can get power from the sun called the Lightyear One has been unveiled. The car is strange looking and has…

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Rivian will repurpose used EV batteries for solar power in Puerto Rico

Rivian is known for pushing the boundaries of battery tech. Not only is the startup working on the first all-electric pickup for the US market,…

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Scotland will build a massive battery to store excess wind power

UK energy supplier Scottish Power plans to launch a massive battery-storage system to capture renewable power from its 214 wind turbines. The 50 megawatt lithium-ion…

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Facebook is financing a massive solar farm in Texas

Facebook is investing heavily in a massive solar farm in Texas as it rumbles towards its goal of running entirely on renewable energy by the…

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Researchers create a method to make hydrogen from seawater using solar power

Researchers from Stanford University have announced they have created a new way to make hydrogen from ocean water. The scientists have demonstrated a new way…

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Renewable energy to replace fossil fuels as UK's main power source for first time in history, government says

New strategy could see third of British electricity coming from offshore wind by 2030 Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/wind-power-offshore-renewable-energy-electricity-a8811616.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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These hyper-efficient solar panels could actually live on your roof soon

The clean energy boffins in their labs are always upping the theoretical limit on how much power you can get out of sunshine, but us…

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Renewable energy replaces coal as Germany's main power source for first time

Out with the coal and in with the renewables – wind power now Germany’s second largest single source of power Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/renewable-energy-germany-coal-power-environment-green-solar-wind-a8711176.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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