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UNIST researchers get green light to commercialize metal-air batteries

A team of researchers, affiliated with UNIST has recently announced that they have successfully developed a new way to increase energy efficiency of metal-air batteries which are next-generation energy devices by using a conducting polymer. 8 more words

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Bringing energy-hungry buildings up to date

As buildings evolve from energy consumers to energy producers, architecture is seeing a major paradigm shift, with building renovations becoming a real challenge. EPFL researchers explore this fundamental issue in a new book and course. 8 more words

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Trump's victory creates uncertainty for wind and solar power

President Donald Trump has disputed climate change, pledged a revival of coal and disparaged wind power, and his nominee to head the Energy Department was once highly skeptical of the agency’s value. 22 more words

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Firm believes it can tap the potential of geothermal energy

TerraCOH’s vision is grand. The fledgling firm would use carbon dioxide emissions – a nemesis to the planet – to power a geothermal energy system, which would in turn produce low-cost, clean electricity. 8 more words

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Navy: Wind farm opposed by GOP lawmakers won't harm radar

The Pentagon says it disagrees with Republicans in North Carolina who claim a $400 million clean energy project slated to power data centers for Amazon.com Inc. 14 more words

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Why most cloud computing isn't green

In the first quarter of 2016 Dropbox has about 500 million active users. Meaning, that almost every household in the USA could have a big file cabbed in the sky, which is accessible at any moment of the day on the internet. 1,633 more words


Hawaii bill aims for 100 percent renewable transportation

Hawaii has the most aggressive renewable energy targets in the nation, aiming for its utilities to get 100 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2045. 8 more words

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