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Tesla Hooks Up An Entire Island With Solar Energy

11/22/2016, Tesla will no longer be known as a company that just makes electric cars because following the acquisition of SolarCity, it’s now a proper clean energy company with a host of products under its belt. To show off its clean energy capabilities, Tesla...

BMW Will Reuse i3 Electric Car Batteries As Home Energy Solution

06/21/2016, Electric cars have big lithium-ion battery packs that enable it to hold enough charge to power the entire vehicle. Tesla’s electric cars can provide a range of up to 200 miles on a single charge and other car manufacturers are working on models with...

San Diego Aiming To Be On 100% Renewable Energy By 2035

05/08/2016, San Diego already produces the second largest electrical output from solar energy in the United States and it’s looking to further increase the use of renewable energy in running the municipality. The city has announced a new plan which details its...

San Francisco Makes Solar Panels Mandatory Starting Next Year

04/20/2016, There’s a much greater push now to adopt solar power as there are numerous benefits of adopting renewable energy sources as opposed to the conventional methods of generating power. San Francisco hopes that one day 100 percent of its energy will come...

Solar Impulse Not Going Anywhere Until Next Year

07/15/2015, We first heard about Solar Impulse a few years back when this project was still under development, the idea was to create a solar powered airplane that could undertake a round-the-world-trip. Fast forward to 2015 and Solar Impulse 2 has flown several...

Solar Impulse 2 Grounded Due To Battery Damage

07/12/2015, The solar powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 has been grounded following its record-breaking flight from Japan to Hawaii last week in which the aircraft flew non-stop for 117 hours and 52 minutes on nothing but solar energy. During this leg of the...

Obama Administration Will Help More People Adopt Solar Energy

07/08/2015, The solar industry’s performance in the U.S. has steadily been improving over the past years. In 2014 the country brought online as much solar energy every three weeks as it did in all of 2008, and the industry as a whole added jobs ten times faster...

Silevo hybrid solar cell challenges conventional wisdom

10/12/2011, There is just something about the genius of the human intellect – just when you think that we’ve hit a brick wall in terms of advancement, someone, somewhere comes up with something that turns the world upside down. I guess the Silevo hybrid...

Electree goes green despite small size

09/23/2011, If you happen to have great love for bonsai plants, then you might be interested in the Electree. This particular device is not an organic, living thing, but rather, it will eschew leaves in favor of 27 solar panels. These solar panels are extremely...

Pacific islands solar powered by 2012

09/14/2011, 2012 is said to be the year where the world ends, either that or the Mayans decided that they weren’t going to hang around that long anyways and thought that there would be no point in counting when the world would end, hence abandoning their work...