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“Solar Power”

Feb 27, 2015 01:58 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Battery-powered engine-and-prop unit can drop into water with a range of 32 miles.
Feb 15, 2015 09:20 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
We're all aglow this week with tech that glows.
Jan 27, 2015 04:30 AM ET
Thanks to their solar plane, two Swiss pilots are set to fly around Earth -- slowly, very slowly, but surely -- on the strength of the sun alone.
Jan 2, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
From tattoo batteries to paint that powers a car, from floating solar farms to wires made from DNA, catch up on the year's most exciting energy news.
Dec 23, 2014 10:55 AM ET // Dave Levitan, IEEE Spectrum
Falling oil prices left renewable energy’s immediate future in limbo, but solar power is expanding.
Dec 24, 2014 10:14 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The proposed installation would deploy floating solar panels on the surface of a reservoir.
Dec 19, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Check out ten technologies from 2014 that never let up the entire year.
Dec 10, 2014 09:31 AM ET
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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