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Tesla's Powerwall Offers More Energy Autonomy

Renewable energy is great – but it's not without its problems. For example, storing electricity for future use can be tricky, which is where storage units come into play. Just last month, Tesla introduced Powerwall, an intelligent lithium-ion battery for household use. Read on

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Want Power? Just Add Water!

Back in your high school physics class, did you ever think about this: capturing energy when water comes down from the clouds; or tap the energy when water goes into air, into the atmosphere? Read on

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Around the World in 12 Solar-powered Legs

An adventure with an ecological mission: Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg are on a journey around the world with the solar airplane 'Solar Impulse 2'. The two wish to demonstrate how clean, green technologies can play a big role in changing the world. Follow their trip! Read on

Africa's Largest Solar Power Project Completed!

Jasper Solar Energy Project in South Africa, also known as the Jasper PV Project, was declared complete in October 2014. The completion of this 96 MW solar project marked the finalisation of the last link in the 246 MW chain of grid-connected PV projects in the region, which includes the 96 MW Jasper project and 150 MW at sister solar farms Lesedi and Letsatsi. Read on

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Utilisation of Solar Power Plant Land in India for Crop Cultivation

Over the past decade, large-scale solar photovoltaic projects have been commissioned in many countries. In countries such as India, where the grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) capacity has gone up from almost zero to 2,600MWp in just four years, one of the key issues that has arisen is land use as agriculture and renewable energy vy for the same resources. Read on

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Clean Tech Is Getting Its Way Back

Climate fighters won a battle yesterday, when the U.S. and China announced a “Climate Change and Clean Energy cooperation”, meaning the two biggest emitters in the world joined hands to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Read on