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Saudis Announce Auction for Solar and Wind Projects in Bid to Generate Worlds Cheapest Electricity
Science & Tech  (tags: crude oil, solar, wind, nuclear power, Saudi Arabia, cheaper electric )

Dandelion
- 141 days ago - ieefa.org
Building more solar plants and developing a nuclear-power industry is part of a broader government plan to diversify away from crude sales as the main source of income.
Solar Now Cheapest New Form of Energy in Nearly 60 Countries
Science & Tech  (tags: solar, new solar development, fossil fuel obsolescence, solar investment )

Judy
- 177 days ago - dailykos.com
Donald Trump and the climate deniers and fossil fuel company backers he's nominated for his cabinet don't realize it--or refuse to believe it--but the world is starting to pass them by when it comes to developing new sources of power.
These Students Just Designed and Built Gaza's Very First Solar Car   video
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, concept, design, energy, environment, renewable, solar, vehicle, Gaza, Palestine, Jamal Al Miqaty, Khalid Al Bardawil, prototype )

Evelyn
- 256 days ago - youtu.be
Inspired in the permanent shortage of electricity and diesel, the two students have used their knowledge to create a functioning prototype. Renewable sources, particularly solar energy, could pave the way to energy independence in Palestine.
Harvard Clean Energy Project
Science & Tech  (tags: Harvard Research, Solar, Hardvard, Facebook, science, environment, computers, energy, news, study, NewTechnology, research, interesting, design )

Mari
- 836 days ago - facebook.com
Updates from the Harvard Team on Facebook! Would you like to help find new compounds for organic solar cells? The goal is 3000 Likes please help them get there.
Harvard Clean Energy Project
Science & Tech  (tags: Harvard Research, Harvard, Solar, harvard university, study, NewTechnology, news, science, internet, health, energy, computer, computers, technology, scientists, environment )

Mari
- 836 days ago - cleanenergy.molecularspace.org
Join The Search!! Would you like to help find the next generation of solar materials? If so, we need your help! The clean energy project relies on your donated CPU time for its computational power.
Solar-Powered Window Sensors for Smarter Buildings
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, research, performance, technology, solar, solar power, tech, NewTechnology, energy, Gizmos, science, interesting )

Michael
- 885 days ago - ecogeek.org
A new, very-low power device has been developed to allow information about window to be transmitted to a control system for a building without a need for extra building wiring or power supply.
A Solar Powered Plane Will Attempt To Fly Around The World Next Month - Business Insider
Science & Tech  (tags: solar, plane, flight, Around the world )

Kathryn
- 889 days ago - businessinsider.com
On its five-month journey of 35,000 km (22,000 miles), the engines will be powered only by solar energy. The two Swiss pilots will take turns at the controls in the tiny cabin for five consecutive days and nights in the air.
Crowdfunding for Decentralized Power Supply
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, phovoltaic, solar, wind, energy, investing, money )

Alexander
- 913 days ago - indiegogo.com
Crowdfunding at the indiegogo website for a project of solar enery and wind energy on a small scale from street laterns.
Space-Based Solar Power: The Energy of the Future?
Science & Tech  (tags: power, energy, solar, space, NASA )

Freya
- 915 days ago - cnn.com
In space there's no atmosphere, it's never cloudy, and in geosynchronous orbits it's never night: a perfect place for a solar power station to harvest uninterrupted power 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Solar Activity Not a Key Cause of Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, sun, solar, global warming )

Freya
- 1279 days ago - spacedaily.com
Climate change has not been strongly influenced by variations in heat from the sun, a new scientific study shows. The findings overturn a widely held scientific view that lengthy periods of warm and cold weather in the past might have been caused...
Cheap, Spray-on Solar Cells Developed By Canadian Researchers
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, solar, solar panels, science, NewTechnology, research, concept, design, Gizmos, study, technology, tech, energy, Canada )

Michael
- 1360 days ago - cbc.ca
Silicon-free solar cells, light and flexible enough to roll up or use as window blinds, are under development at a University of Alberta lab.
Solar Boat Catches Rays, Double-Takes in Halifax
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, environment, technology, science, study, research, renewables, boats, solar, solar power )

Michael
- 1437 days ago - cbc.ca
An unusual, solar-powered boat could be the key to unlocking secrets of the sea and climate change, say researchers who've been zigzagging the waters off North America's east coast for more than a month.
IBM Solar Collector Harnesses the Power of 2,000 Suns
Science & Tech  (tags: solar power, solar energy, solar, IBM, science, research, environment, energy, design, concept, sustainable, sustainability )

Michael
- 1523 days ago - 3quarksdaily.com
A team of IBM researchers is working on a solar concentrating dish that will be able to collect 80% of incoming sunlight and convert it to useful energy.
Energy-Storage-Breakthrough-La rge-and-Powerful-Redox-Flow-Ba ttery-Developed/
Science & Tech  (tags: battery, storage, solar, wind, energy, breakthrough, GoodNews, technology, discovery )

Alice
- 1560 days ago - cleantechnica.com
A breakthrough has been made in the field of renewable energy battery storage. Researchers have developed a redox flow battery that reaches a stack power of up to 25 kW. This breakthrough in battery technology is important.
Solar Power: An Alternative Device to Sterilize Surgical Instruments in Rural Areas
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, energy, solar, society, science, safety, scientists, risks, safety, medicine, illness, healthcare, health, discovery, environment, energy, Gizmos, investigation, NewTechnology, science, tech, technology, world, safety, medicine, health, des )

JL
- 1685 days ago - nytimes.com
Solar power can steam-sterilize surgical instruments, according to a new study -- but the contraption needed to do so is not pocket-size.
 

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