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New Ultrathin Solar Cells Are Light Enough to Sit on a Soap Bubble
Science & Tech  (tags: solar cells, solar power, green energy, renewable energy, materials, breakthroughs )

Freya
- 111 days ago - livescience.com
Scientists have created the thinnest, lightest solar power cells yet - so lightweight that they can be draped on top of a soap bubble without popping it.
Solar-Powered Pod Allows You to Live Anywhere Off the Grid, Now For Sale
Science & Tech  (tags: housing, off-grid, renewable energy, innovations, homes )

Freya
- 161 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Your carbon footprint can't get much smaller than living in this futuristic-looking tiny house. The best part is that you can park it anywhere and begin generating your own electricity.
Solar-Powered Beach Mat Charges Your Phone and Chills Your Beverages
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, sustainables, renewable energy, design )

NitaSick
- 204 days ago - ecowatch.com
The sweltering heat of summer may have subsided on this side of the equator, but one Lebanese student is keeping cool all year round with his innovative eco-friendly beach mat design that charges phones and chills beverages.
Amazing New Process Treats Wastewater, Captures Carbon and Makes Renewable Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, concept, technology, interesting, renewable energy )

Beryl
- 332 days ago - alternet.org
An electrochemical reaction that absorbs more CO2 than it releases while creating renewable energy could transform emission-heavy industries.
Road to the Future: World's First Solar Roadway Outperforms Expectations
Science & Tech  (tags: roadways, travel, solar power, innovations, roads, renewable energy )

Freya
- 363 days ago - ifyouonlynews.com
Imagine a world where snow never hinders the roadways, your sidewalk never needs shoveling again, your air is cleaner, roads never need paving again, all the roadways are illuminated at night, and your electricity bill helps pay itself.
Tiny Wind- and Solar-Powered 'Ecocapsule' Promises Ultimate Getaway
Science & Tech  (tags: sustainability, off-grid, housing, independence, renewable energy )

Freya
- 420 days ago - homes.yahoo.com
It's as if science fiction and all the biggest tiny-living trends came together and laid an adorably tricked-out egg: behold the Ecocapsule, a self-sustaining, low-energy, portable dwelling that allows users to live off-grid anywhere in the world.
The Grid Reliability Myth
Science & Tech  (tags: power, electricity, grid, renewable energy )

Freya
- 571 days ago - ecowatch.com
On Aug. 1, 2011, a feral heat wave grasped Texas by its drought-parched throat. Temperatures remained over 100 degrees for 40 days--dozens of people died. Air conditioners all over the state struggled valiantly to cool buildings--much of their effort leaked
The Artificial Leaf That Could Power the World
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, breakthroughs, power, renewable energy )

Freya
- 700 days ago - edition.cnn.com
As Daniel Nocera gazed down on one of his experiments in what has come to be known as the "holy grail" of energy research, his response was to shrug: "Oh, that can't be right."
Scientists Use Infrared Emissions as Renewable Energy Source
Science & Tech  (tags: solar energy, thermodynamics, space, science, renewable energy, energy, climate, earth )

Alex
- 870 days ago - dailyfusion.net
Physicists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) envision a device that would harvest energy from Earth's infrared emissions into outer space.
London Is Building a Power Plant That Burns Waste Fat From Sewers
Science & Tech  (tags: Renewable Energy, Technology, NewTechnology )

Shaheen
- 1162 days ago - treehugger.com
In 2015, East London will be home to a new type of power plant that uses a unique renewable energy source -- discarded fat. Yes, fat. Everyday, fat, oil and grease (FOG is the acronym being used) build up in the city's sewer system, causing blockages
The History of Renewable Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: Renewable Energy, A Sustainable Future )

Ben
- 1715 days ago - renewableenergyworld.com
We live in a world dominated by oil, a commodity whose true costs are rising every day. Scarcity of cheap oil, spills, lung disease, pollution, wars, and the empowerment of terrorist regimes all combine to make one thing obvious to all: unless you're...
MIT Makes a Giant Step Toward Fusion Power
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, environment, humans, interesting, news, NewTechnology, renewable energy, science )

Dan
- 2058 days ago - physorg.com
The long-sought goal of a practical fusion-power reactor is now closer to reality with new experiments from MITâEUR(TM)s experimental reactor, the highest-performance fusion device in the world. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Solar-Powered Plane Lands Safely After 26-Hour Flight
Science & Tech  (tags: solar power, solar powered aircraft, solar banks, green energy, renewable energy, CO2 emissions, reduced pollution, solar powered aircraft )

IE
- 2207 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
An experimental solar-powered aircraft launched on Wednesday has landed safely in Switzerland after successfully flying through the night.
Solar Plane Cruises to Historic Flight!
Science & Tech  (tags: solar power, solar aircraft, green energy, renewable energy, air travel, clean air, minimizing pollution, innovation )

IE
- 2208 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Confidence soared among the crew of an experimental solar-powered aircraft on Wednesday as it cruised above Switzerland in a historic bid to fly around the clock and prove the value of solar energy.
 

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