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Why new solar installations will reach a breakneck pace by 2025

May 21st, 2019 at 11:06 am » Comments Off

  The rise is set to continue. Solar power is about to reach an inflection point. A new report released on Thursday claims that installations in the United States will double in just four years’ time, thanks largely to developments in California, which accounted for around half of all installations. This estimate is from the […]



Battery storage is the fastest-growing industry sector on the planet (which could save the planet)

May 3rd, 2019 at 12:27 pm » Comments Off

  Billions of dollars are being invested worldwide in the developing battery boom, involving research into storage techniques to use the growing surpluses of cheap renewable energy now becoming available. Recent developments in batteries are set to sweep aside the old arguments about renewables being intermittent, dismissing any need to continue building nuclear power plants […]



‘Coal is on the way out’: study finds fossil fuel now pricier than solar or wind

April 2nd, 2019 at 12:03 pm » Comments Off

Around 75% of coal production is more expensive than renewables, with industry out-competed on cost by 2025 ‘We’ve seen we are at the ‘coal crossover’ point in many parts of the country.’ Around three-quarters of US coal production is now more expensive than solar and wind energy in providing electricity to American households, according to […]



Nanocrystal ‘factory’ could revolutionize quantum dot manufacturing

March 29th, 2019 at 12:04 pm » Comments Off

  A new system for synthesizing quantum dots across the entire spectrum of visible light drastically reduces manufacturing costs, can be tuned on demand to any color and allows for real-time process monitoring to ensure quality control. NC State researchers have developed a microfluidic system for synthesizing perovskite quantum dots that drastically reduces manufacturing costs, […]



Carbon fiber camping trailer sustains itself off-grid with “endless” power and water

March 21st, 2019 at 11:11 am » Comments Off

The Sonic X’s slide-out increases interior space, providing room for a comfy dining lounge with wraparound… A new style of trailer for an evolving breed of traveler, the Sonic X from KZ Recreational Vehicles adds a little more self-sustainability to the camping trailer world. With its solar-backed lithium battery bank, the 26-footer is designed to […]



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