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The Amazing Energy Race

Published: 
Wed, 07/03/2013 - 8:18am
Category: 
Energy

The United States is falling behind. To catch up, we need to reorder our priorities, find cleaner and smarter fuels and develop new technologies.

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

Published: 
Tue, 07/30/2013 - 10:51pm
Category: 
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
Category: 
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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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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Tax Programs to Finance Clean Energy Catch On

Published: 
Sat, 06/22/2013 - 4:50pm
Category: 
Energy

Over the years, as Rick Murphy helped expand his family’s auto business in Edina, Minn., outside Minneapolis, he wanted to install solar panels to cut the electricity bills, but the upfront cost was too high.