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While cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells offer clear advantages over the electric vehicles that are growing in popularity (including their longer range, their lower overall environmental impact, and the ...
2. Researchers Report Breakthrough in Magnesium Batteries
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Magnesium batteries offer promise for safely powering modern life – unlike traditional lithium ion batteries, they are not flammable or subject to exploding – but their ability to store energy ...
3. Bio-inspired energy storage: a new light for solar power
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Inspired by an American fern, researchers have developed a groundbreaking prototype that could be the answer to the storage challenge still holding solar back as a total energy solution.The new type of ...
4. The Economic Case for Wind and Solar Energy in Africa
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To meet skyrocketing demand for electricity, African countries may have to triple their energy output by 2030. While hydropower and fossil fuel power plants are favored approaches in some quarters, a new ...
5. Family-sized Solar Car to Race in World Solar Challenge
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Battery Technology | Electric Cars | Solar Power | Transportation Solar Team Great Britain has started a kickstarter page to help fund their design for entry in the 2017 World Solar Challenge. Founder ...
6. Is This The Beginning Of The End For U.S. Nuclear Power?
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Energy companies are shutting down their nuclear power plants and resorting to other forms of production. This is primarily due to the lack of funding and cheaper alternatives such as oil. With shale production ...
7. On College Campuses, Signs of Progress on Renewable Energy
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U.S. colleges and universities are increasingly deploying solar arrays and other forms of renewable energy. Yet most institutions have a long way to go if they are to meet their goal of being carbon neutral ...
8. Renewable Energy Hit Record Levels in 2015
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A new report confirms that 2015 was a record-breaking year for renewable energy in which 147 Gigawatts of renewable electricity came online.That figure represents the largest annual ...
Nearly all U.S. regions stand to gain economic benefits from power plant carbon standards that set moderately stringent emission targets and allow a high level of compliance flexibility, according to a ...
Thanks to Chile’s major investments in renewables, the Latin American country is seeing an incredible solar boom.In a new Bloomberg report, “Chile Has So ...
11. Iowa - first in primaries, first in wind power
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As presidential contenders gather in Iowa for the beginning of the party selection season, they may have noticed a lot of wind turbines, writes Zachary Davies Boren. And if they have any sense, they will ...
12. Denmark breaks its own world record in wind energy
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Danish wind turbines set a new world record in 2015. Wind power is now counted for 42.1% of the total electricity consumption in Denmark, according to data published on Friday (15 January).The percentage ...
13. Could Lithium-air batteries make oil obsolete?
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Sooner than it takes to build a nuclear power station, lithium-air batteries could be helping wind and solar to make coal, oil and nuclear obsolete, say Cambridge scientists. Five times lighter and five ...
14. EVs vs. Gasoline-Powered Cars - Which has the cleaner lifecycle?
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It’s the trick question that has left many of us stumped: from the earliest stages of manufacture to the years driving on the road until they are sent to the junkyard, are conventional ...
15. 11 Bizarre Sources for Alternative Energy : Discovery News
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Most people would agree that fossil fuels simply need to go. They’re the cause of pollution, wars and climate change. Scientists have been researching alternative energy solutions like wind and solar ...
16. Greece's economic problems linked to its coal-based energy policies
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As Greece prepares for its referendum, Takis Grigoriou takes Greece to task for its highly polluting lignite power sector, its ditching of a successful solar program in favour of more coal, the minimal ...
17. Fracking helping utilities reduce reliance on coal
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When you flip on a light switch, odds are, you're burning coal. But as the fracking boom continues to unleash huge quantities of natural gas, the nation's electric grid is changing. Power plants ...
18. Kansas City goes All-In for EV's
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Even though there is a long way to go before electric vehicles are accepted by all motorists, there is no doubt that the Kansas City Power and Light company is putting Kansas City on the map. The company ...
19. Coal power in Turkey to double if Turkey's plans go forward
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Turkey is planning to double its coal power capacity in four years, the third largest investment in the polluting fossil fuel in the world, health campaigners have warned.The Health and Environment Alliance ...
20. In-active devices waste billions of dollars of electricity
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Approximately $19 billion worth of electricity, equal to the  output of 50 large power plants, is devoured annually by U.S. household electronics, appliances, and other equipment when consumers are ...
21. Germany is key market for the Tesla Home Battery system
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Electric car pioneer Tesla unveiled a "home battery" last week which its founder Elon Musk said would help change the "entire energy infrastructure of the world". Environmentally-conscious ...
22. Solar power in Scotland is not a little enterprise
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The call by WWF Scotland follows the publication of new figures revealing that there was enough sunshine in April to have met more than 100% of the electricity needs of an average home in Scotland or 99% ...
23. The Spherical Sun Power Generator
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Energy Inventions | Future Technology | Solar Power German Architect Andre Broessel believes he has a solution that can “squeeze more juice out of the sun”, even during the night hours and ...
24. Hydrogen-Powered Tram Developed in China
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Fuel Cells | Hydrogen Fuel | Public Transit | Transportation In an effort to reduce China’s harmful and plentiful greenhouse gas emissions, Chinese company Sifang (a subsidiary of China South Rail ...
25. The WaterNest: An Eco-Friendly Floating House
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Environment and Sustainability | Photovoltaic Cells | Solar Power Designed by renowned Italian architect Giancarlo Zema and produced by EcoFloLife, the WaterNest 100 is an eco-friendly floating housing ...
26. Floating Solar Panels: A Viable Solution?
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... and affordable alternative […]  ...
27. France Passes Green Rooftop Law
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Energy Politics | Environment and Sustainability | Solar Power France keeps making green headlines lately… the Eiffel Tower’s wind turbines, the tree-shaped wind turbines being installed in ...
28. Tulip Shaped Solar Plants to be Installed in Ethiopia
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Energy Industry | Future Technology | Solar Power AORA Solar has announced that it will begin construction of its solar-biogas power plants in Ethiopia. Construction of the first pilot plant will start ...
29. Tree Shaped Wind Turbines to be Installed in Paris
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Energy Inventions | Wind Power | Wind Turbines A French company called New Wind is installing tree-shaped wind turbines at the Place de la Concorde in Paris, France. The company’s founder, Jérôme ...
30. Japan Closer to Harvesting Solar Energy from Space
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Energy Inventions | Future Technology | Solar Power Since 2008, the Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) has been working hard to develop technologies to transmit electricity wirelessly. The goal of the Space ...
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