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Apr 9, 2014 02:13 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The latest version is light, longer and faster and will circumnavigate the globe in 2015. Continue reading →
Mar 31, 2014 11:15 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Rising like a skeletal tree in the desert, this skyscraper design calls for 3D-printed components made from sand and sun power. Continue reading →
Mar 24, 2014 11:44 AM ET // Nic Halverson
A new solar panel material not only absorbs light, but also emits it when electricity passes through it. Continue reading →
Mar 21, 2014 01:27 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
The U.S. Navy has a solar power plan that's literally out of this world. Continue reading →
Mar 18, 2014 06:45 AM ET // Nic Halverson
The Sol-char toilet incinerates waste at 600 degrees Fahrenheit, turning it into a useful and sanitary byproduct for agriculture and soil amendment. Continue reading →
Mar 10, 2014 03:37 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
An experimental biological solar panel that uses photosynthesizing moss successfully powers an FM radio. Continue reading →
Feb 19, 2014 01:14 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
For birds, the towers have become death rays. Continue reading →
Feb 12, 2014 02:30 PM ET // IEEE Spectrum
A microgrid project aims to make renewables affordable to island economies.
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