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Arm band technology converts body heat to energy

Researchers at South Korea's KAIST university have developed a flexible thermoelectric generator that can convert body heat to power.

By April 13, 2014

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Steven Chu discusses 'all of the above' U.S. energy strategy

The U.S. government aims to improve energy production from renewables to oil, but what does that mean in practice? Energy Secretary Steven Chu explains.

By March 12, 2012

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DOE-backed Abound Solar cuts factory line

Abound Solar, which received a $400 million loan guarantee from the DOE, is betting on a shift to more efficient panels will allow it to survive an ongoing solar industry shakeout.

By March 1, 2012

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Power Felt could one day run iPod from body heat

Wake Forest researchers have developed a fabric of carbon nanotubes that potentially could generate power from a hot roof or be charged with body heat and used to power a phone.

By February 23, 2012

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Solar startups set new power records

Startups Alta Devices and Semprius boast new solar efficiency records using very different techniques in an effort to knock down the price of solar power.

By February 6, 2012

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First Solar pushes pedal in solar-efficiency race

Industry cost leader First Solar says it expects to bring thin-film solar panels to market with an efficiency between 14 percent and 15 percent in three years, as competition heats up.

By January 17, 2012

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Next-gen solar tech makes big leagues

Solar Frontier's thin-film technology will be used at a 150 megawatt solar farm in California because of price and year-round production.

By January 18, 2012

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A solar hot water collector that makes electricity, too

Startup GMZ Energy raises $14 million to make materials that convert heat to electricity, including a solar hot thermal product and chips to draw electricity from car exhaust pipes.

By December 21, 2011

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Apple's secret iOS codenames revealed

We know all about the codenames assigned to different versions of Android, but now Apple's secret name for each version of iOS are out.

By December 5, 2011

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Apple's secret code names for iOS revealed

While Google has Ice Cream Sandwich, Apple appears to stick to dull sets of letters to name its operating systems. However, a developer reveals that internally, each iteration has a cool (ish) name. Like, um, Durango.

By December 5, 2011