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Solar revolution led by outer suburbs

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Solar revolution led by outer suburbs

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Households across the country are putting solar panels on their roofs at a rate that has exceeded all expectations. This year we hit 1 million rooftops with photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, up from just 8,000 in 200...

The Secret Of Trees

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The Secret Of Trees

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"What do trees know that we don"t?" 13-year-old inventor Aidan realized that trees use http://www.phpaide.com/?langue=en a mathematical formula to gather sunlight in crowded forests. Then he wondered why we don’t coll...

Toyota breaks out of China’s rare earth shackles

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Toyota breaks out of China’s rare earth shackles

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If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. And if you can’t join ‘em, innovate. That’s what Toyota Motor Corp. is doing as it develops an alternative technology that could trivialize China’s stranglehold on the supply of r...

Good if you live in Australia! Solar power system prices drop 70%

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Good if you live in Australia! Solar power system prices drop 70%

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Competition and global price cuts on components make it a great time for Australian households to go solar - particularly with electricity prices predicted to jump a national average of 17%. While solar rebates may...

Bill Gates wants to reinvent the toilet for the Third World

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Bill Gates wants to reinvent the toilet for the Third World

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Bill Gates thinks the modern-day flush toilet isn’t good enough. Most of the developing world can’t afford to use it, and poor sanitation spreads diarrheal diseases. So the Gates Foundation is challenging univer...

Green energy investment hits record global high

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Green energy investment hits record global high

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Global investment in renewable energy sources grew by 32% during 2010 to reach a record level of US$211bn (£132bn), a UN study has reported. The main growth drivers were backing for wind farms in China and roof...

GE To Build Largest Solar Factory In The U.S.

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GE To Build Largest Solar Factory In The U.S.

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GE announced Thursday that it’s planning to go big in solar panel manufacturing and will build the largest solar panel factory in the U.S., with an annual capacity of 400 megawatts of production of thin-film solar ...

South Africa unveils plans for ‘world’s biggest’ solar power plant

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South Africa unveils plans for ‘world’s biggest’ solar power plant

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South Africa is to unveil plans this week for what it claims will be the world's biggest solar power plant – a radical step in a coal-dependent country where one in six people still lacks electricity. The project,...

The US solar industry is wrapping up its most successful year ever!

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The US solar industry is wrapping up its most successful year ever!

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The solar industry is wrapping up its most successful year ever. Solar is now the fastest growing energy industry in the U.S., employing nearly 100,000 Americans and generating billions of dollars of economic growt...

Discovery gives hope for efficient, flexible, inexpensive plastic solar cells

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Discovery gives hope for efficient, flexible, inexpensive plastic solar cells

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Silicon-based solar cells, by far the most prevalent type of solar cell available today, might provide clean, green energy but they are bulky, rigid and expensive to produce. Organic (carbon-based) semiconductors ar...