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Solar Energy Revolution

Sep 03 2014 01:45 AM | eds in Solar Power

Ray Kurzweil projects the U.S. will meet . . . 100% of its electrical energy needs from solar in 20 years. Elon Musk is a bit more conservative, pegging it at . . . 50% in that timeframe. Either way, if Ray and Elon are even close, there is a . . . tri...

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$6,500 Ev Delivery Van In Rotterdam

Sep 03 2014 01:10 AM | eds in Economy & Politics

In Rotterdam, the 2nd largest city in the Netherlands, . . . the combined local and national incentives for EVs allow business owners to buy a . . . Nissan e-NV200 electric van for €5,000, or about $6,500. 09-02-2014 Source: $6,500 EV deliv...

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Round-The-World Solar Flight In 2015

Sep 02 2014 03:00 AM | eds in Ed's Articles

Our challenge is to attempt the First Round-The-World Solar Flight in 2015. 09-01-2014 Source: Round-The-World Solar Flight in 2015

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Us Energy Trade Deficit

Sep 02 2014 01:40 AM | eds in Economy & Politics

Germany Has Obtained 31% Of Its Electricity From Green Sources this Year. . . . A recent study stated EU electricity prices have fallen 35%-40% since 2008, . . . . . . but those savings have not been passed on to consumers. . . . The data from Frauenho...

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Avalanche Energy

Sep 02 2014 12:55 AM | eds in Solar Power

Is this the future of Solar Energy? 09-01-2014 Source: Avalanche Energy

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Texas Solar: A ‘Default’ Generation Resource

Sep 01 2014 02:55 PM | eds in Solar Power

Texas is fast becoming the national leader in renewable energy power generation. . . . The Lone Star state is the nation’s leader in wind, with more than . . . 12 Gigawatts (GW) of wind power already on their power grid. . . . And with this resolution...

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Airbus "zephyr 7" 11 Day Flight

Sep 01 2014 02:20 PM | eds in Solar Power

Airbus, "Zephyr 7" solar-powered Un-maned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), . . . has recorded an 11-day, non-stop flight at 70,000 feet, . . . as a High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS) system. "Zephyr 7" became the 1st pseudo satellite assigned...

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30 Floating Solar Power Islands

Sep 01 2014 12:35 AM | eds in Solar Power

Japan has has ambitions to wean itself off of nuclear power and . . . rely more on clean energy. But it's roughly the size of the state of Montana and . . . while Montana is home to about 1 million people, . . . Japan squeezes about 128 million peo...

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Electric Car Battery Breakthrough

Aug 31 2014 11:30 PM | eds in Green Energy

The main reason for having a huge factory dedicated to building batteries is, . . . a lot of people want electric cars, . . . but automakers don’t have enough batteries to make them. Elon Musk said, the Gigafactory could produce 500,000 vehicles every...

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The World's Best Solar Panel

Aug 31 2014 06:35 PM | eds in Solar Power

SunPower are building the most efficient and . . . most reliable solar panels in the industry, with: . . . Silicon: . . . . . . mono-crystalline, . . . . . . n-type semiconductor, . . . Cell construction: . . . . . . solid copper foundation, . . . Cell...

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