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“Solar Power”

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 →
Nov 14, 2014 12:39 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Pebbles absorb sunlight during the day and glow at night. Continue reading
Nov 13, 2014 11:10 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Dutch company SolaRoad officially opened the world's first solar roadway.
Nov 2, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Researchers are making such leaps and bounds in the lab that what seemed futuristic just a moment ago is already ancient history.
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