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How to make a battery in 7 easy steps (w/ Video)

From smartphones to electric cars to home energy storage devices, rechargeable batteries power our modern lives. But have you ever stopped to wonder what’s inside these devices that allow us to send emojis, drive around town and so much more? 16 more words

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The Latest: Solar-powered airplane lands in Pennsylvania

The Latest on a solar-powered plane’s flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania (all times local):

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Renewable energy employed 8.1 million in 2015: IRENA

The global renewable energy sector employed more than 8.1 million people last year, a 5 percent increase that bucked an overall downwards market trend, a green energy organisation said Wednesday. 8 more words

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Solar-powered plane's latest leg: Ohio to Pennsylvania

A solar-powered airplane has taken off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright on the latest leg of its journey around the world. 8 more words

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Truck turns its own heat into power

A 195-year-old discovery is behind a new system that will save vehicles hundreds of litres of fuel and reduce their carbon emissions by as much as 1,000 tonnes per year. 8 more words

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Solar Impulse 2 leaves Ohio on fuel-free flight

The Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered airplane piloted by Swiss national Bertrand Piccard, successfully flew out of Dayton, Ohio in the dark early Wednesday en route to Pennsylvania, according to a live online feed of the departure. 8 more words

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After delay, solar plane will fly from Ohio to Pennsylvania

After a delay to check for possible damage, a solar-powered airplane will take off Wednesday for its planned flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania.

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