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Biofuels Are a Bad Way to Fight Climate Change

On the surface, biofuels sound like a great idea. Using waste biomass to generate power sounds like a win-win-win proposition: you generate power …

Fossil Fuels

Which One Of These Student-Designed Solar Houses Will Be The Home Of The Future?

From aquaponic gardens to wrap-around solar panels, today’s college students are envisioning the future of sustainable building.<p>The Solar Decathlon–the Department of Energy’s biennial solar house building competition–starts up again this October, and it looks like the homes on display will be as …

Solar Panels

DALE: Brilliant Solar-Powered Micro Home is Set on Rails for Mobility

1/7<p>DALE by Caltech<p>SCI-Arc/Caltech's DALE Solar Decathlon house is a brilliant sun-powered micro home comprised of two prefabricated modules that are …

Track & Field

Sunrun Launches New Solar Financing Options

<b>Published on</b> September 4th, 2015 | <i>by Derek Markham</i><p>2<p>September 4th, 2015 by <b>Derek Markham</b><p>Potential clean energy customers now have a few more options …

This will be a breakout year for batteries

Batteries that let utilities, businesses, and solar panel owners store energy is a rapidly growing market. And it’s not just because Tesla, the buzzy …

Value of Battery-Backed Solar in California: 25 Cents per Kilowatt-Hour

Determining the value of batteries that can store, shift and dispatchsolarenergy requires some complex calculations, not to mention no small amount …

The green investments that can put you in the black

As Community Energy Fortnight beings, investors can check out the renewable schemes offering returns of up to 13%<p>Richard Body is an energy pioneer. The IT consultant is a director of the Torrs Hydro scheme in New Mills, Derbyshire, which was one of the first community-owned hydroelectric schemes to …

Renewable Energy

Oil's downward spiral is spooking renewable energy investors

For the first half of 2015, the renewable energy sector appeared unstoppable, as costs around the world plunged and installed capacity soared. Ahead …

Could the U.S. Meet Its Electricity Needs With Solar Energy?

The basic “green” project is to replace our current fossil fuel and nuclear power plants with a combination of solar and wind energy. The cost …

Solar Power Windows Ready For Production

Solar power windows that can generate electricity from sunshine will soon be available from two companies. The cost more but pay for themselves in 1 …

Clean Energy

World's Largest Solar Project Planned for Saharan Desert

1/7<p>Desertec Concentrated Solar Power<p>If just <b>0.3%</b> of the Saharan Desert was used for a concentrating solar plant, it would produce enough power to …

Renewable Energy

The solar-panel market is ready to heat up

The solar market hasn’t been doing so hot. But the market for solar panels could start heating up soon.<p>Falling prices for industrial commodities used …

Breakthrough in 3D-printing? MIT unveils device molding 10 materials at once

A group of MIT scientists says they have developed the world’s first 3D-printer capable of making ready-to-use objects from 10 different materials at …

Next year, this black box will 3D print you a pizza

The 3D printing revolution is taking about as long to happen as the process of 3D printing itself. The evolution from firing ink onto paper to …

3D Printing

The 10 Coolest Things to Ever Be 3D Printed

Okay, I know a list like this may be a tad bit too cliché for the internet but after covering the industry for close to two years now I thought it …

3D Printing

Learn 3D Modeling in Your Browser

If you have a 3D printer, it is a good bet you’ve at least seen or heard of Tinkercad. There’s pros and cons to doing your design in a Web browser, …

A bridge to the future

INDUSTRY continues to find multiple uses for 3D printing, especially in rapid prototyping and for high-value, low-volume production in businesses …

FDA Approves First Medication Made With 3D Printing

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Medicine puts 3D printing to work, making joint replacements, tissue and cartilage, skull, skin, and organs.<p>“There’s always a …

3D Printing

MIT’s MultiFab 3D Printer Prints in 10 Materials and Embeds Components

New Atlas

Paul Ridden May 1, 2018<p>As we discovered for ourselves during CES 2014, raising objects up from a flat surface using a 3D printing pen is not as easy …

CES

The Best 3D Printing Stock to Buy

Here are the reasons this is the single best 3D printing stock at this time -- and why the others fall short.<p><i>This article and the embedded slideshow</i> …

3D Printing

MIT scientists make it easy to tweak designs for 3D printing

Two different groups of MIT researchers found a way to print out objects with glass instead of plastic and to make a printer spew out 10 different materials at once earlier this year. This particular team along with researchers from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya in Israel, however, have …

3D Printing

Tattoos to 3D printing: five inventions that will revolutionise healthcare

People know more about their car than their own health. With these technologies, that is about to change<p>Most people know they are sick or their health is at risk because of symptoms – pain, temperature, swelling, rash etc. These are the alarm bells that drive people to doctors. However, new …

Medical Technology

12 Meters Tall & Set to Print Houses

Over the past couple of years, we have seen our fair share of mammoth sized 3D printers, but perhaps none quite as intriguing as the one which WASP …

3D Printing

iPhone-Charging Jeans: Hello, Who’s Calling, Please?

Read on to learn more about this innovative line of women’s jeans which allows iPhone users to charge their phones directly from the pants.

Clothing

Injected electronics: The next wave of wearable tech?

Forget Google Glass and that Fitbit you used to wear; the ultimate in wearable computing isn't worn on your body, but embedded within it. With chips …

Top 9 Companies Leading The Digital Health In 2015

The last five years have seen significant changes in the global healthcare market. Innovative approach to health and care delivery emerge daily, …

Digital Health