Tag: solar power

Balloons to Float Above The Clouds to Capture Solar Energy

When the biggest challenge to efficient solar panels is cloud interference….just put the solar panels above the clouds. .

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The Surprising Environmental Impact of the Internet

You probably never thought about it, but the internet has a huge environmental impact. Check out the info graphic made by our friends over at custommade.com

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Does the Coal Industry Need to Die for us to Live?

Coal is filthy and contributing to climate change. It is time to transition to renewable energy.

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Low Battery? Just Plug Your Phone Into Your Window

The sun tosses free power at us all day long, why not harness it to charge your phone? The Window Socket suctions to any window, with a solar panel on one side, and an outlet on the other. Just imagine the freedom of using your mobile device on a long flight with this suctioned to the window, and having no worries of low battery.

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Super Smart Scientist is Growing Batteries At MIT

Genius MIT professor Angela Belcher has found a way to literally grow batteries and solar cells by altering the DNA of an abalone shell, and using a virus to make it duplicate. It’s complicated, so you’ll really just have to watch the video so she can explain it.

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Turning Point: New Hope For The Climate

By Al Gore, Rolling Stone It’s time to accelerate the shift toward a low-carbon future n the struggle to solve the climate crisis, a powerful, largely unnoticed shift is taking place. The forward journey for human civilization will be difficult

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Utah Utility Cuts Deal For 20 Years Of Solar Power Because It’s The Cheapest Option

Written By: Jeff Spross Boston-based renewable energy company First Wind just finalized agreements to provide a Utah utility with 320 megawatts of solar capacity for the next two decades. And the circumstances of the contracts are yet another example of

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