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Solar Activity Not a Key Cause of Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, sun, solar, global warming )

- 1941 days ago -
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 )

- 2022 days ago -
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 )

- 2099 days ago -
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 )

- 2185 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.
Energy-Storage-Breakthrough-La rge-and-Powerful-Redox-Flow-Ba ttery-Developed/
Science & Tech  (tags: battery, storage, solar, wind, energy, breakthrough, GoodNews, technology, discovery )

- 2222 days ago -
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 )

- 2347 days ago -
Solar power can steam-sterilize surgical instruments, according to a new study -- but the contraption needed to do so is not pocket-size.
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 )

- 2532 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.
Massive Solar Storm Bombards Earth Tonight
Science & Tech  (tags: Massive, solar, storm, bombards, Earth, tonight )

- 2643 days ago -
A solar flare is seen erupting on the Sun's northeastern hemisphere on Sunday night. Physicist Doug Biesecker said the biggest concern from the speedy eruption is the radiation, which arrived on Earth an hour later. It will likely continue through Wednes
Researchers' Refinement Increases Solar Concentrator Efficiency
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, research, solar, cells )

- 2647 days ago -
A team of researchers at the University of California, Merced, has redesigned luminescent solar concentrators to be more efficient at sending sunlight to solar cells.
Using Light to Make Solar Panels
Science & Tech  (tags: science, study, research, energy, solar, solar panels, technology, design, discovery, Gizmos )

- 2667 days ago -
A new optical furnace that uses intense light rather than a conventional furnace to heat the silicon to make solar cells saves about half the energy needed.
Solar Has Been Too Successful - That's Why Tariffs Were Cut
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar, Landed, Goverment, Industry )

- 2721 days ago -
The government landed a body blow to the solar industry this week by announcing that feed-in tariffs to support the installation of solar PV will be more than halved.
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, energy, DON'T, SWITCH, OFF, OUR, SOLAR, REVOLUTION )

- 2722 days ago -
WHEN Joe Spriggs installed solar panels on his roof eight months ago he joined an energy revolution that was sweeping the nation. Since then the retired tele­coms worker calculates he has saved almost £150 on his electricity bill by using the sun to
Sahara Solar Power Plans Could Suck Up 20% of Region's Water - Tech Change Needed
Science & Tech  (tags: Sahara, Solar, Power, Plans, Could, Suck, Up, 20% of, Region's, Water, Tech, Change, Needed )

- 2722 days ago -
Tapping into the Sahara Desert's vast solar power potential (not to mention wind power) seems like a great idea -- and the first solar power project of the massive Desertec project is scheduled to start construction soon. But should concentrating solar
Solar Power Prices Falling Quickly, Cheaper Than The Grid By 2015 in Places
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar, Power, Prices, Falling, Quickly, Cheaper, Than, The Grid, by 2015, in Places )

- 2724 days ago -
Two timely examples of how solar power is becoming increasingly affordable: Forecasts show that by 2015 in India the solar power industry will be able to compete without subsidy against natural gas and oil; and, in Los Angeles, group
IBM Brings Solar Power to Data Centers
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, energy, IBM, brings, solar, power, to, data, centers )

- 2725 days ago -
IBM is bringing electric power--in the form of solar panels--to data centers with trouble getting power in the first place. The company tomorrow will detail a pilot project that couples solar power with water-cooled

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