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LO3 Energy Develop Blockchain-powered Peer-to-Peer Microgrid

Renewable energy and blockchain are two technologies that are worth betting on. The former is considered to be the most effective way to combat the world’s climate problem. The latter is...
Aquion Energy

Overcoming The Challenges Facing Clean Energy Startups

By all measures that usually matter, Aquion Energy should have succeeded. The startup, which sold big batteries for renewable projects and power grids, was founded by Jay Whitacre, a materials science professor...
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Sunglacier Uses Solar Power to Harvest Water in the Desert

The Desert Twins – which SunGlacier calls an artificial water well – rely on a process of condensation to create and collect water. The harvester comprises two separate devices – an...
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New Solar Panel Technology Makes Greywater Reusable

With support from the National Science Foundation, a multidisciplinary team is engineering solar panel technology that makes greywater reusable while creating thermal energy in the process. What is now wastewater would...
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The World’s Largest Floating Solar Plant Is Finally Online

The world’s largest floating solar power plant is now online in China. Built by Sungrow, a supplier of PV inverter systems, the 40MW plant is now afloat in water four to 10...

Tesla Doubled Battery Lifetime

Less than one year into a research partnership with Tesla, battery researcher Jeff Dahn's team has created and lab-tested cells capable of doubling the lifetime of the company’s batteries — a...

Tesla opens up preorders for its solar roof

Tesla is taking preorders for its solar roof, the tile-sized solar panels that Tesla announced back in October 2016. Consumers can expect to pay $21.85 per square foot of solar panelsAs an example,...

Tesla built solar energy plant on the island of Kauai

One of the best places to install solar panels are the Islands in the Pacific Ocean. The lack of a natural gas pipeline or rail line to haul in coal, islands...