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Explaining the plummeting cost of solar power

The dramatic drop in the cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules, which has fallen by 99 percent over the last four decades, is often touted as a major success story for renewable energy technology. ...

4 hours ago from TechXplore

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Understanding how to best repower wind farms in the drive for cheaper green energy

With lowest cost green energy considered the future, understanding how to 'repower' existing onshore wind farms supports the Scottish government and industry desire to generate affordable wind ...

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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Lamborghini decides the world needs a race-ready SUV

The Lamborghini Urus "super SUV" is many things: fast, comfortable and an order of magnitude more practical than any other Lambo for years. But a race car? Apparently so. Lamborghini's ...

Mon 19 Nov 18 from Gizmag

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Elon Musk shares video of breakthrough moment the Boring Company finishes digging its first tunnel

The billionaire tech mogul shared a 10-second video of the amazing moment a massive boring machine breaks through the other side of the tunnel, which stretches underneath the streets of Los ...

11 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Battery idea: Hydroelectric pumped storage, but with bricks

Company called Energy Vault has an agreement to build a pilot tower in India in 2019.

Sun 18 Nov 18 from Ars Technica

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Unagi electric kickscooter heads for the hills

Electric kickscooter rental and ride share schemes are popping up all over the place, but some last mile commuters prefer to buy their own rides. There are many e-scooters available, ...

Thu 15 Nov 18 from Gizmag

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Researchers take steps towards new sustainable battery alternative

A team of researchers led by Professor Thomas Nann from Victoria University of Wellington has created a new electrolyte that could be the key to making safer and more environmentally friendly ...

Thu 15 Nov 18 from Phys.org

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One reason to fear microchip implants | Letter

Hillary J Shaw harks back to the events in Denmark in September 1943Whenever anyone suggests that, for example, microchips implanted under our skin are only a minor extension of already-existing ...

Sun 18 Nov 18 from Guardian.co.uk

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Tesla has opened up Model 3 orders to customers in China

Tesla is now taking orders for the Model 3 from customers in China, according to its website. Reuters was the first to report that Tesla is taking orders in China. Tesla won’t confirm ...

Fri 16 Nov 18 from TechCrunch

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Sharp Subsidiary to Set Up 98MW of Solar Plants in Vietnam

Sharp Energy Solutions Corp (SESJ, Yao City, Osaka Prefecture) announced Sept 21, 2018, that it will build two mega (large-scale) solar power plants with an output of about 49MW each (about ...

Sat 17 Nov 18 from Tech-On

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