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photovoltaic

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Solar road could change how we power the world

The Solar Roadway hopes to use the large, flat areas provided by roads to generate solar power, decreasing the reliance on fossil fuel energy.

By May 13, 2014

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Coming soon: A better, poison-free solar cell

Sure, solar power is clean and green, but to make it more efficient, researchers have had to use some nasty stuff. Until now.

By May 5, 2014

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Apple wins patent for solar-powered MacBook

The patent envisions a lid with a secondary display, touch inputs, and solar cells to help charge your Mac.

By January 28, 2014

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Apple awarded three new patents

Overnight, the USPTO granted Apple patents on a smart stylus, magnetic iPhone camera lenses and a solar-powered laptop.

By January 28, 2014

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Kyocera launches 70-megawatt solar plant, largest in Japan

Nearly 300,000 offshore solar panels will provide enough power for 22,000 homes as post-Fukushima Japan struggles with energy sources.

By November 8, 2013

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Supercomputing simulation employs 156,000 Amazon processor cores

To simulate 205,000 molecules as quickly as possible for a USC simulation, Cycle Computing fired up a mammoth amount of Amazon servers around the globe.

By November 12, 2013

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Ikea starts selling solar panels in the UK

Swedish flat-pack furniture company Ikea has launched solar panels in-store in Britain as a test market for a global launch.

By September 30, 2013

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Volvo sunshade charges with solar power

A portable sunshade designed for the Volvo V60 hybrid electric-diesel car integrates photovoltaic panels for juicing on the go.

By July 23, 2013

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ABB wins contract for Dutch electric vehicle charging stations

The Swiss company will supply high-voltage chargers for Fastned's network of 200 fast-charging stations in the Netherlands.

By July 8, 2013

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Electric aircraft start finding a foothold in aviation industry

Don't expect an all-electric plane to carry hundreds of passengers soon, but in some corners of aviation, battery-powered aircraft are attracting industry interest.

By June 25, 2013