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In the old days, if you wanted a solar panel, you had to buy one of those giant clunky things that were not only pricey, but also a real pain in the you-know-what to install. But times have changed,
DC Solar Freedom in cooperation with DC Solar Distribution is making millions of dollars worth of solar equipment available to colleges and universities across the nation at no cost. The program will
An Israeli startup is setting its sights on creating a battery for electric cars that charges in just five minutes. If they meet their goal, the battery would be able to power the car for hundreds of
Escape Dynamics, a space start-up in Colorado, recently tested a prototype of their new rocket engine - but instead of launching a rocket powered with rocket fuel, they beamed power at it from a microwave
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s69yJFg0Aw0 Aleutia’s solar classroom isn’t the first, but its design shows major improvements over previous models used by other companies. The UK company figured
When riding a stationary bicycle, it easy to feel as though you aren't getting anywhere or doing much of anything other than managing a quick workout. The cardio is great, but what if you could capture
What if you could power your iPhone from thin air? Making wires redundant was said to be one of Nikola Tesla's biggest dreams, a dream University of Washington researchers want to fulfill with PoWiFi.
Since Tesla's second quarter earnings report, catchy headlines have been popping up saying the company is losing $4,000 for every car sold. That figure has been arrived at by some simple math: Tesla
The world's fastest-charging electric bus, which takes as little as 10 seconds to completely recharge, is now in service in the coastal city of Ningbo, China. The bus, manufactured in Ningbo by China
When Chevy unveiled the all-new 2016 Volt earlier this year the automaker promised a longer electric driving range and now its been EPA certified with a 53 miles EV driving range. That is nearly a
The owners custom-built the 384-square-foot solar-powered vending vehicle from the ground up in 2014. Set atop a reinforced trailer, the quirky kiosk is built in the shape of a house laid on its side. The
Great Britain’s first affordable energy positive house has just opened its doors in Stormy Down, Wales. Dubbed the Solcer House, the residence can produce more electricity than its occupants can use.
Combining nature with technology can be thrilling, relaxing, or money-making, whether it be by blasting your favorite tunes through earbuds on an epic trail run, catching up with your favorite audiobook
The ice truck started off its journey in Texas where the frame originated. In the lone star state Bronson Automotive stripped the cab and body before lowering the engine bay's height and width. The truck
Great White photo / Shutterstock Studying sharks' movements and how they behave in their natural environment is an integral part of keeping them safe from overfishing. To aid these efforts, scientists
Chevrolet has a pretty impressive bevvy of EVs in the Volt, Spark and soon to be released Bolt, but the company hasn't yet delved into high performance luxury EVs—and it doesn't look as though it's
The green roof helps insulate the home during the winter and cool it during the summer months. Triple-glazed windows punctuate the larch shell, bringing in natural light and framing views. Solar
Though the obstacles to a clean energy economy are largely political, one particular technological challenge to this goal is the expense and capacity of storage batteries. The sun may shine strongly on a
Just how much do we really want a flying car? If it looks as dangerous as the one Thorston Crijns built, some of us might think, “umm….maybe not.” On the other hand, one does have to commend Crijns
Chevrolet has just unveiled the last vehicle of its 2016 lineup, and it debuts on the heels of the company's most recent reveals integrating a lighter, more connected, and more energy-efficient design.
Solar Impulse 2, the experimental solar-powered aircraft, has kept us on the edge of our seats as we’ve waited, day after day, for news of a second ocean crossing attempt. The first attempt resulted in
6 Ways the Tesla Powerwall is Changing the Energy Landscape Elon Musk has been trying to drive the adoption of solar power through his Tesla Motors and SolarCity companies. With growing car sales at
The next generation of the electric scooter, by Gogoro, will soon be available to consumers for the low price of $4,140. Based in Taiwan, the Smartscooter will be available for preorder on June 27th,
Brain-computer interfaces are nothing new—several companies have developed technology that allows one to conduct a number of pre-determined activities, such as moving a cursor, by monitoring brain
Tesla's Powerwall is poised to be one of the biggest product launches ever, and the home battery has already sold out through 2016. The company is currently constructing the "Gigafactory" in Nevada, which
Flying bikes have come a long way since Steven Spielberg sent Eliot flying towards the moon in E.T; notably, there are some very real, Hollywood-SFX-free ones in development. Aeroflex's Hoverbike has so
Here in the U.S. you probably have a higher chance of seeing a unicorn than a small three-wheeled rickshaw, like the Piaggio Tuk Tuk, but in several countries around the world, small rickshaws are the
Over the weekend, Solar Impulse finally departed from China to begin its five-day, five-night solar-powered journey across the Pacific Ocean. This leg of the round-the-world expedition had been delayed
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