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“Solar Power”

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.
Dec 8, 2014 01:18 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
To apply the solution to a flexible surface, researchers adapted a roll-to-toll method similar to that used to print newspaper. Continue reading →
Dec 4, 2014 11:49 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Energy harvested from the solar panels is directed via a cable to two USB ports in the pockets. Continue reading →
Nov 18, 2014 03:17 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Sunny South Africa takes full advantage of its natural resource. Continue reading →
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