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Cheaper Solar Cells With a New Salt Cadmium Chloride Is Dangerous--and Expensive Aug 19, 2014 |By Joseph Bennington-Castro
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, technology, concept, design, energy, discovery, environment, performance, safety, habitat )

Ruth
- 4 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
'Cadmium chloride is a nasty chemical....Magnesium chloride is also nontoxic, abundant and costs about 300 times less than cadmium chloride. It can even be applied with a cheap spray coater purchased on the Web.'
Why Science Literacy Matters
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, science, investigation, discovery, Canada, pipelines, tar sands, energy )

Michael
- 1 day ago - cbc.ca
Let's let science be a voice of reason, not to stop progress, but to proceed in a sustainable way that is good for this incredibly beautiful and interconnected system that we live in.
U.S. DOE Invests $67 Million in Nuclear Energy Research
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Department of Energy, Secretary Ernest Moniz, Funding, Nuclear Research, Nuclear Science, Engineering, Nuclear Energy, Zero Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Obama Climate Policy )

Brian
- 4 days ago - dailyfusion.net
""The Department's support for cutting-edge nuclear science and engineering across our universities, national laboratories, and industry reflects the key role of nuclear energy in helping ensure America's low carbon future," said Energy Secretary Moniz."
Secretive Company Claims Battery Breakthrough
Science & Tech  (tags: business, design, discovery, energy, environment, NewTechnology, technology, tech, performance )

Darren
- 6 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The Michigan start-up Sakti3 says its solid-state cells more than double the energy density of today's best Li-Ion batteries
Scientists Invent a Way to Generate Electricity From Your Home's Windows
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, research, science, technology, world )

Frans
- 7 days ago - takepart.com
Forget putting solar panels on your roof--in the near future, you may be generating electricity from windows, skylights, or even your iPhone. Researchers at Michigan State University have created a transparent photovoltaic material that ...
The Artificial Leaf That Could Power the World
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, breakthroughs, power, renewable energy )

Freya
- 8 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."
Reality Check: Germany Does Not Get Half of Its Energy From Solar Panels
Science & Tech  (tags: Carbon and De-carbonization, Electricity, Energy Security, Communications and Messaging, Solar Power, Utilities, Climate, Efficiency, Environmental Policy, Environment, Renewables, Electricity Grid, Energy, Energy and Economy )

Brian
- 9 days ago - theenergycollective.com
"Germany does not get half of its electricity from solar panels, instead the figure is around ten times lower. Last year only 4.5% of Germany's gross electricity generation came from solar panels, far short of 50%."
Solve for X - Leslie Dewan - Power From Nuclear Waste   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Environment, Clean Energy, Nuclear Energy, Molten Salt Reactors, Waste Reduction, Efficiency, Leslie Dewan, TransAtomic Power, Reactor Design, Zero Carbon Energy, Climate Change, Energy Demands )

Brian
- 11 days ago - youtube.com
Leslie Dewan explains how the world's nuclear waste could be virtually eliminated while providing clean energy to meet the world's growing energy demands.
China's Shunfeng Continues Grand Solar Plans, Buys 30% Stake in US Energy Storage Company Feifei Shen, Bloomberg August 08, 20
Science & Tech  (tags: world, americans, USA, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, greenbuilding, investing, sustainable development, labor, research, science, tech, study )

Ruth
- 17 days ago - renewableenergyworld.com
'BEIJING -- Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Ltd., a Hong Kong-based maker of solar products, said its unit SF Suntech Inc. will buy a 30 percent stake in U.S. energy storage company Powin Energy Corp. for $25 million.'
Mysterious Objects Filmed Near International Space Station Send UFO Watchers Into Frenzy
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, energy, environment, interesting, nasa, news, performance, science, scientists, society, space, technology, world, ufos, paranormal event )

Frank
- 19 days ago - nydailynews.com
The first sighting of several white orbs was seen on Aug. 4 by eagle-eyed UFO watchers hooked on monitoring NASA's live webcam. Blogger Scott Waring, of UFO Sightings Daily, was one of the first to point out the Aug. 4 appearance while describing it as...
Underwater Ocean Turbines: A New Spin on Clean Energy? By Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer/August 05, 2014/ DO YOU WANT THIS?
Science & Tech  (tags: business, climate, concept, design, energy, environment, habitat, NewTechnology, performance, research, safety, science, scientists, study, tech, world )

Ruth
- 25 days ago - livescience.com
?'Janca plans to build a production-scale turbine with a 100-foot (30 meters) wingspan (and ultimately, much larger ones). Janca estimates that one of these turbines could generate 13.5 megawatts of electricity -- enough to power 13,500 high-use..houses' ?
Richard Branson Urges Obama to Back Next-Generation Nuclear Technology
Science & Tech  (tags: Richard Branson, President Obama, Energy, Energy Policy, Environment, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Zero Carbon Energy, Nuclear Energy, Next Gen Nuclear, Integral Fast Reactors )

Brian
- 26 days ago - theguardian.com
"Billionaire pushes for the technology in a letter to White House that says integral fast reactors are clean, inexpensive and safe."
Russian Physicists Seek Help to Build Nikola Tesla's 'Planetary Energy Transmitter' - Via Waking Times
Science & Tech  (tags: Physics, Russia, Nikola Tesla, Energy, World, Sustainability, Ethics, Good News )

Victoria
- 27 days ago - wakingtimes.com
Leonid Plekhanov and Sergey Plekhanov, both graduates of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, believe that by combining Tesla's plans with modern materials and other recent discoveries, they will succeed in delivering free, clean energy.
 

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