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Amsterdam Airport Enlists 167 Tesla Taxis

Oct 21 2014 02:25 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

The Telsa electric taxi fleet is an effort on the part of the Schiphol airport, . . . to reduce its carbon footprint, . . . along with extensive use of LED lighting and . . . 35 BYD electric buses, among other things. The minimum trip cost comes in at...

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Who Are The "greenest" Countries?

Oct 21 2014 02:05 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Most peoples perceptions of countries green economic performance, . . . dramatically exceed their actual performance, . . . on the [Global Green Economy Index].” 10-21-2014 Source: Who are the "Greenest" Countries?

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Trina Solar Sets New World Record

Oct 20 2014 10:05 PM | eds in Solar Power

Trina's Solar's, high-efficiency Honey monocrystalline silicon cells, . . . generate a peak power output of 335.2W. 10-20-2014 Source: Trina Solar Sets New World Record

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Solar: 3D Printing Factory

Oct 20 2014 09:25 PM | eds in Solar Power

Scientists at the Victorian Organic Solar Cell Consortium (VICOSC), . . . are wondering how to power entire buildings, and . . . after that, pretty much the whole planet, in 3rd-world areas, . . . Very Cheap, Paper-Thin, 3-D Printable Solar Panels, and...

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Solar 3D Printer, Plastic Recycling

Oct 20 2014 06:40 PM | eds in Solar Power

Using the power of the Sun and the technology of the 3D printer, . . . London based "Studio Swine," intends to recycle the plastic, . . . in the great Pacific garbage patch into furniture. 10-20-2014 Source: Recycling Waste Plastic with Solar...

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The Future Of Solar

Oct 20 2014 04:35 PM | eds in Solar Power

Americans overwhelmingly love solar energy, . . . because it represents: . . . . . . self-reliance, . . . . . . clean energy, and . . . . . . local power. 2013, the U.S. installed 13,000 megawatts (MW) of solar PV systems, . . . the cost of installing...

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Nectar

Oct 20 2014 03:40 PM | eds in Solar Power

These solar cells, called organic photovoltaic, are unlike any other. . . . They are made up of small organic molecules which act as semi conductors, . . . when struct with solar radiation. The amazing thing is that the molecules can easily be dissolve...

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Will 3D Printing Revolutionize Solar Energy?

Oct 20 2014 02:20 PM | eds in Solar Power

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) believe, . . . 3D solar panels could be roughly 20% more efficient than flat solar panels. 3D printing can extend the amount of solar absorbed into cells, . . . which may turn some haters o...

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Smartphone/tablet = Telsa Ev?

Oct 20 2014 01:30 PM | eds in Green Energy

A teardown of the Tesla Model S computing systems shows, . . . it’s like looking at the components from the latest mobile device. When it comes to the user-facing segment of the Model S’s electronics, . . . Tesla has radically departed from business...

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3D Printed Electric Car

Oct 20 2014 01:30 AM | eds in Recycling

The Strati, is the world's first 3D-printed car, a small 2-seater, . . . unveiled to the world last month at the, . . . International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago. The Chevrolet Volt, has a range of 40 miles, . . . but can achieve spee...

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