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Doubling the efficiency of solar devices would completely change the economics of renewable energy. Here is a design that just might make it possible.
Apple users are fervent in their love for Steve Jobs’ devices. I’m happy they have technology that works for them – but they’re misguided.
The future of media on mobile devices isn’t with applications but with the Web.
It says it needs to improve its thin-film solar panel technology to compete.
No other means of storing energy may be able to reach the scale required to run Germany on solar and wind power.
Infrared emissions above the epicenter increased dramatically in the days before the devastating earthquake in Japan, say scientists.
A California jail offers a glimpse of the economic and environmental benefits of locally generated energy.
Humans may be wired to respond more to immediate issues like fracking than longer term ones like global warming.