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See-through film could turn phones, windows into solar panels

Published: 
Tue, 07/30/2013 - 10:51pm
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Energy

If you look out across the SoMa district in San Francisco, you see many rooftops covered in large solar panel arrays. 

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California aims to "bottle sunlight" in energy storage push

Published: 
Sat, 08/17/2013 - 12:19pm
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Energy

California, whose green ambitions helped the solar and wind industries take root, is taking an essential next step by proposing a sharp rise in energy storage to better integrate renewable power with the rest of the grid.

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Let’s Not Braise the Planet

Published: 
Sun, 07/07/2013 - 9:47pm
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Energy

According to a report released by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace last month, we are not running out of fossil fuels anytime soon.

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Putting Robots to Work in Solar Energy

Published: 
Mon, 10/14/2013 - 5:08pm
Category: 
Energy

In a dusty yard under a blistering August sun, Rover was hard at work, lifting 45-pound solar panels off a stack and installing them, one by one, into a concrete track.

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California, catch the next big energy wave

Published: 
Mon, 07/15/2013 - 8:43am
Category: 
Energy

The first U.S. offshore wind turbine hooked into the U.S. power grid in June, but not in the "green" state of California.