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Strawberries don't grow on trees, but solar power can, at least on these ones, which are coming soon to the US.
By Jeff Groff: A recent article on Seeking Alpha suggested that a GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) patent with applications for epitaxial-grown thin-film multi-junctional high-efficiency PV cells will lead to solar-charged mobile devices. Show More Summary
America could go dark for up to 18 months if terrorists struck a few key points along the grid. Small-scale solar could make the system more resilient.
Speed through dreamscapes in a solar powered craft against the sun in this racer.
Austin Energy is set to buy electricity from a solar power plant cheaper than it could have gotten from a natural gas, coal, or nuclear power plant.
The Sun unleashed an M-Class solar flare late yesterday. The strong mid-level solar flare was captured in a series of images by the Solar Dynamics Observatory operate by NASA. The solar flare was classified at a strength of M9.3 and was nearly powerful enough to be deemed an X-Class solar flare – the strongest on... Show More Summary
We probably should have seen this coming. At the Ivanpah solar power plant near Las Vegas, a massive glittering field of 170,000 garage door-sized mirrors reflects sunlight. And all those mirrors are making flying near Ivanpah not so fun — or safe. More »
Raleigh, NC – North Carolina is emerging as a leader in solar energy, but it still lags far behind other states when it comes to cutting carbon pollution, the leading cause of global warming. According to an new Environment North Carolina...Show More Summary
At this year's Solar Decathlon event, Team Paris will unveil an innovative new urban living concept: plug-in housing. Live Lib is a community of plug-in capsule homes that share energy provided and managed by the city. The idea developed as a solution for
In 2014, we're constantly hearing words like clean energy, solar power, fossil fuels, carbon emissions, the price of oil, and fracking. And if you're like me, you know what some of those words mean but you're hazy on others. Read more...
Check out the awesome new "Deep Space Network Now" page at JPL's Eyes on the Solar System to see just who the many antennas of the Deep Space Network are talking to at this moment.
DIY: Three letters that have the power to send either titillations of excitement or bolts of pure terror down your spine. Myself, I fall into the second group. To me, “Do-It-Yourself” sounds more like a threat than an exciting proposition. Show More Summary
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission voted to become the first state in the nation to come up with a methodology for calculating the value of solar power generated by consumers -- and not just how much it's worth to the utility company and its customers, but to society and the environment as a whole. Show More Summary
Photosynthesis is a very inefficient process. Solar energy is converted into biomass at a rate of only 1 percent or so, which is a fraction of the energy conversion that can be achieved with a solar panel. An advantage of photosynthesis is the biomass that is produced is built-in energy storage. read more
Solar PV Industry to Transition to Supply-Driven Market in 2014…Solar PV costs and prices have fallen dramatically, leading to a more balanced supply-demand picture March 4, 2014 (SolarBuzz) "Over the past three years, solar photovoltaic...Show More Summary
Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath. The development of a huge 1.1GW solar power plant project in China’s Gansu Province has begun, with China-based solar manufacturer and developer, China Singyes Solar Technologies...Show More Summary
Originally published Ecopreneurist. While there are a number of solar chargers and solar gadgets already on the market, sometimes you just want to convert a device to be solar powered. But unless you’ve got some technical skills andShow More Summary
You’re looking at alpinist Gaston Rébuffat standing proud on the Aiguille de Roc, a striking needle rock in the Alps, near Chamonix, France. It’s an outstanding image — one that aliens from another solar system or galaxy may see one day. How, you ask? It’s in Voyager’s Golden Record — along with all the images below. More »
This terrific site from NASA has all the information you would want to know about Uranus, its moons, rings, and the facts and figures behind this planetary gas giant.