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American Energy Game Changer

Oct 30 2014 10:05 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

The biggest shift in global energy markets, . . . is that the U.S. is producing an unprecedented amount of oil now. Even though America has a ban on exporting crude, . . . the fact that it's importing less, . . . has led to a flood of foreign oil o...

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What Is Your Home’S Power/weight Ratio?

Oct 30 2014 09:30 PM | eds in Green Living

You know that a car with 300 hp and weighs 6K lbs, . . . will accelerate slower than a car with 150 hp and weighs 1500 lbs, . . . because each horsepower in the former car must drive 20 lbs,, . . . whereas each of the latter car’s horses must propel 10...

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How Does Big Societal Change Happen?

Oct 30 2014 04:20 PM | eds in Green Living

Consumer Technology It depends on the type of societal change to which we are referring. . . . If we’re talking about consumer goods and technology, . . . the process is pretty well understood. Better products are developed, but they start out expens...

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Energy: Every User Could Be A Generator

Oct 30 2014 03:35 PM | eds in Green Energy

In the video, Sadoway describes how the idea of a liquid metal battery was born, . . . out of the need to translate wind and solar energy into a reliable form. 10-31-2014 Source: Every user could be a Generator

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Australian Solar Grew 1Gw

Oct 30 2014 08:50 AM | eds in Solar Power

Data released by Green Energy Markets shows that in the past 14 months, . . . more than 1,020MW of rooftop solar has been installed across Australia. 10-30-2014 Source: Australian Solar grew 1GW

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Local Community Helps People Go Solar

Oct 30 2014 02:00 AM | eds in Solar Power

DIY Solar Power information session presented by the . . . Hillsborough Renewable Energy Initiative (HAREI.ORG) . . . Tuesday 7-8pm November 18 at the . . . St. Matthews church . . . 7 N Mast Rd, Goffstown, NH More details are available at our web sit...

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3D Printed Battery

Oct 30 2014 12:00 AM | eds in Green Energy

A team of scientists may have a new way of creating, . . . an energy-dense graphene battery pack which could, . . . revolutionise battery manufacturing forever: 3D printing. What’s more, the practice of printing a battery, . . . could even make it pos...

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Turn 90% Of Captured Light Into Heat

Oct 29 2014 08:45 PM | eds in Solar Power

Multidisciplinary engineering team at the University of California, San Diego, . . . developed a new nanoparticle-based material, . . . for concentrating solar power plants designed to absorb and convert to heat, . . . more than 90% of the sunlight it...

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Low-Tech Bicycle-Powered Blood Centrifuge

Oct 29 2014 08:05 PM | eds in Health

Jack Trew, a design student at Birmingham City University in the UK's answer, . . . consists of just a handful of parts, that form a single unit, . . . for holding a patient's blood sample, . . . attached to the spokes of a rear bicycle wheel,...

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Solar Grid Parity In Us By 2016

Oct 29 2014 06:55 PM | eds in Solar Power

Deutsche Bank, predicts rooftop solar PV, will reach grid parity, . . . in 50 US states by 2016 – up from just 10 now. In 2013, the US installed around 1GW on residential rooftops, . . . But in the next 3 years the installation rate is expected to ris...

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