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Solar Impulse To Depart Chongqing For Nanjing, China (Video)

Published on April 20th, 2015 | by Amber Archangel

Originally published on 1Sun4All. Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) is anticipated to take off for its sixth flight of twelve, traveling from Chongqing (Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, CKG/ZUCK), in the People’s Republic of China, to Nanjing (Nanjing Lukou International ... Read More


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Next-Gen VW Westfalia Could Be An EV

Published on April 20th, 2015 | by Christopher DeMorro

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Originally published on Gas2. A next-generation Volkswagen Westfalia is slated to be unveiled on April 15th, meaning a new generation can get its camping on in the cozy confines of a German-built bus. While it will ... Read More


Batteries

Schematic of the Stanford aluminum ion battery: Meng-Chang Lin & Hongjie Dai

Stanford Researchers Make Breakthrough With Aluminum-Ion Battery

Published on April 20th, 2015 | by Steve Hanley

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Originally published on Planetsave. A team of Stanford researchers led by chemistry professor Hongjie Dai has developed an aluminum-ion battery that offers many significant advantages over the conventional lithium-ion batteries currently used in most electronic devices and today’s ... Read More


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Elon Musk Almost Sold Tesla To Google In 2013

Published on April 20th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

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I’ve seen more “Google should buy Tesla” and “Apple should buy Tesla” recommendations than I can shake a stick at. (It’s actually pretty hard to shake a stick at recommendations, especially ones made on the internet, ... Read More


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China Installed 5.04 GW Of New Solar In Q1’15

Published on April 20th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill

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New official figures from China’s National Energy Administration show that the country installed 5.04 GW of new solar capacity in the first quarter of 2015. The figures, translated by PV-Tech, were published by the National Energy Administration ... Read More


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Floating Solar Takes To The Open Sea

Published on April 20th, 2015 | by Anand Upadhyay

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Like many other island countries, Malta is dependent on oil to meet much of its electricity needs. As an EU member, however, the country is required to produce at least 10% of its energy from renewables by 2020. Sometime ... Read More


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Winners Of South Africa’s 4th Renewable Energy IPP Auction

Published on April 20th, 2015 | by Smiti Mittal

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Last week the South African Ministry of Energy announced the winners of the fourth round of auctions under the country’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme. While CleanTechnica has published articles covering some of companies ... Read More


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