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Unicorn Power? Not in Switzerland

August 23rd, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

Every so often, a little leaflet shows up with the monthly power bill, explaining where the electricity flowing through my outlets originated. Sometimes these leaflets can be a little less than helpful (such as the one fellow CleanTechnica writer Jo Borras received stating ALL the electricity was from “unknown sources” – Jo suggested that perhaps the power company was employing unicorns)


Are You Ready for Free Energy?

April 19th, 2010 | by Important Media Cross-Post

As building integrated photovoltaic technology, or BIPV, follows the downward technology cost curve, solar tiles, solar bricks, and solar windows will approach (maybe beat) the cost of traditional tiles, bricks, and windows. BIPV homes will not just sit there: they will be personal power plants. The energy they generate will be essentially free



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