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building-integrated solar

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In the future, we could charge wearables by chewing

Get set to strap on some piezoelectric headgear to keep all your wearables charged and ready to use.

By September 18, 2014

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Google X head: Sorry, world, no Google jetpacks for you

Google X considered a user-safe jetpack, but it was among hundreds of "moonshot" projects the unit regularly jettisons.

By May 6, 2014

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Thinly sliced cells slash solar power costs

Startup Twin Creek's equipment creates super-thin silicon solar cells to dramatically cut the cost of solar panel production.

By March 12, 2012

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Curiosity rover drives $2.5B make-or-break Mars mission

The Mars Science Laboratory is the most expensive and complex lander ever sent to the red planet, a nuclear-powered rover that will scale a 3-mile-tall mountain to seek the building blocks of life.

By July 31, 2012

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GreenVolts seeks to be Apple of high-end solar

Start-up raises $35 million for concentrating photovoltaic system that uses lenses to concentrate sun 1,300 times onto high-efficiency solar cells.

By December 14, 2011

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Need a new roof? Solar power's included

OneRoof Energy offers solar cells integrated into roofing materials and a lease that avoids the upfront cost of installing panels.

By September 26, 2011

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Solar Decathlon: New tech meets old-school designs

The university competition to build the most practical and compelling net zero-energy house opens in Washington, D.C., where students show off the art of what's possible.

By September 23, 2011

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Lovins: How to break the fossil fuel deadlock

No oil, no coal, no nuclear. Radical thinker Amory Lovins says combining cutting-edge technology through integrated design is the key to clean energy innovation.

By February 17, 2012

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Tata Steel partnership yields solar girders

Dyesol solar panels incorporated into steel girders through research partnership.

By June 22, 2011

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CIGS companies eye building-integrated photovoltaics

Thin-film solar power companies want to integrate solar cells with buildings, but they still have a way to go.

By May 16, 2008