While fossil fuel energy represents the most common class of power generation, solar power just made a big leap forward, hitting 46 percent efficiency. Trace runs down the details and sees how the breakthrough stacks up against other power systems.
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A few interesting solar-powered tech devices are going to be making their way in the markets soon, and Tara is here to list some of the more notable ones.
A new bioreactor for astronauts takes waste removed from their urine and turns it into a useful energy source. Continue reading →
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As the freezing weather begins to thaw, energy efficient buildings and skyscrapers can make the conditions riper for more, and larger, icicles. Continue reading →
Just in time to host Super Bowl XLVIII, MetLife Stadium gets the nod for its green food-service practices. Continue reading →
When it comes to space and energy, we need to think big. That's what one Japanese company is doing -- and they're reaching for the moon, literally. Continue reading →
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