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Solar Powered Plane Completes Round-The-World Trip (WATCH) - Good News Network
Science & Tech  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, world, travel, transportation, solar energy )

- 88 days ago -
This may lead to mass solar-powered transportation.
How Solar Energy Can Be Transformed Into Fuel
Science & Tech  (tags: solar energy )

- 107 days ago -
A new study look into the quest for sustainable fuel, and how solar energy can be transformed into exactly this. The new procedure uses the sun's thermal energy to convert carbon dioxide and water directly into synthetic fuel.
Storing Solar Energy Underground for a Cloudy Day
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar Energy )

- 324 days ago -
A new study shows that wind, water and solar generators can theoretically result in a reliable, affordable national grid when the generators are combined with inexpensive storage.
Edisons Bright Idea - The Inventor Wished The Sun Could Power His Inventions
Science & Tech  (tags: Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, solar energy, oil, coal, inventors )

- 570 days ago -
I would put my money on the sun and solar energy, Edison told Ford and Harvey Firestone, another enterprising inventor. What a source of power! I hope we do not have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.
World's Largest Solar Plant Opens in California Desert
Science & Tech  (tags: solar plant, solar energy, california, desert, Desert Sunlight solar project )

- 621 days ago -
The Southern California desert is now home to the world's largest solar power plant. U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell joined state officials on Monday to open the 550-megawatt Desert Sunlight solar project.
Chasing the Sun in the Navajo Nation
Science & Tech  (tags: Navajos, solar energy, community, diversity, economy, environment, good news )

- 634 days ago -
SheâEUR(TM)s Going Door To Door With Light, And Older Navajos Have Never Seen Anything Like I
Water Lens Uses Sunlight to Purify Drinking Water
Science & Tech  (tags: water, solar energy, clean water, Water Purification, engineering, NewTechnology )

- 797 days ago -
A 6-foot-tall, self-sustaining magnifying glass uses sunlight to heat and disinfect polluted water.
Solar Streets: New Roadways May Ditch Asphalt for Energy-Generating Sunshine Collectors
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, research, science, solar energy, roads, parking lots )

- 882 days ago -
"We can use [photovoltaic panels] to create roads, parking lots, tarmacs--... "All of the current asphalt and concrete currently soaking up the sun can be covered with our technology to turn that sunlight into clean, renewable electricity."
"Green" Jet Fuel From Sunlight Developed
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, concept, design, energy, green, greenliving, greenproducts, solar energy, eco-friendly, environment, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, research )

- 902 days ago -
A consortium of research institutions and corporations have announced a solution to one of the major obstacles to a sustainable world, carbon neutral fuel for airplanes. Also fire twirling.
Massive Solar Tower to Become the World's Second-Tallest Building
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, research, Solar Energy, scientists, study, technology )

- 908 days ago -
EnviroMission's Arizona Solar Tower Project is a breakthrough in the renewable energy field. With the capacity to generate 200MW power, enough to power 150,000 US homes, it will capture worldwide attention. The best part about this project is that ...
Startup Invents a 'Homemade' Solar Lamp for Developing Countries
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, DIY, startup, solar energy, Solar Lighting, Africa )

- 921 days ago -
The solar lamp developed by LEDsafari, a young startup from Lausanne, is a more effective, safer, and less expensive form of illumination than the traditional oil lamp currently used by more than one billion people in the world.
Scientists Use Infrared Emissions as Renewable Energy Source
Science & Tech  (tags: solar energy, thermodynamics, space, science, renewable energy, energy, climate, earth )

- 961 days ago -
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.
How Valuable Is Concentrating Solar Power to the Grid?
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, environment, sustainable, solar power, solar energy, research, science, discovery, concept, design, technology )

- 1259 days ago -
Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) is very valuable to the grid, especially when it is capable of providing "operating reserves," or short-term extra capacity in times of high demand or failures in other parts of the grid.
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 )

- 1276 days ago -
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.
Solar Windows: Turning Buildings Into Energy Producers
Science & Tech  (tags: solar, solar energy, energy, economy, business, investing, environment, ecosystems, conservation, green, greenhousegases, habitat, business, technology )

- 1623 days ago -
The vast amount of glass in skyscrapers and office buildings represents enormous potential for an emerging technology that turns windows into solar panels.

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