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Four Things The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Can Do For Beyond the Grid Solar

All eyes will be on the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington next week with one question in mind -- will those gathered take steps to move investment beyond the grid?<p>Just this week, Politico reported that former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former President Clinton are set to …

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One Chart Shows How Solar Could Dominate Electricity In 30 Years

The sun could be the world's largest source of electricity by 2050, according to a report issued on Monday by the International Energy Agency (IEA).<p>According to IEA, solar photovoltaic (PV) systems could generate up to 16% of the world's electricity — overtaking fossil fuels, wind, hydro, and …

Solar Sister Empowers Women to Bring Solar Energy to Rural Africa

We take electricity for granted in the developed world, but did you know that 1.6 billion people – a full one quarter of the world’s population – …

Kurzweil: Solar Energy Will Be Unlimited And Free In 20 Years

At present, solar power accounts for a scant 0.23% of US energy consumption, and about 1% of energy consumption worldwide.<p>However, the artificial-intelligence pioneer points out that solar power use has been doubling every two years over the past three decades, as well as consistently dropping in …

Pay-as-you-go solar startup signs up 100K solar users in East Africa

Pay-as-you-go solar products — that tap into cell phone infrastructure and micropayments — are slowly emerging across rural Africa, and India. This …

How Solar Power Could Become the World's Dominant Energy Source in 35 Years

By 2050, the sun could be the main source of electricity for human civilization.<p>By 2050, the Sun could be the dominant source of electricity for human civilization. Thanks to falling costs, solar power could feasibly overtake fossil fuels as the top energy source in under 35 years. So says the …

Amazing Technology Can Print a Solar Cell Every Two Seconds!

A consortium from Australia’s CSIRO and Melbourne and Monash Universities just announced that its printable solar cells are on the verge of …

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The Solar Revolution: new Guardian Shorts ebook extract

Capturing just one hour of the sunshine that hits our planet would enable us to meet the world’s food and energy needs for an entire year – and each year, the sun radiates more energy onto the Earth than has been used in the whole of human history. Both these statements will still be true in 100 or …

3 High-Tech Eyeglasses That Do Things Google Glass Can't

In the 1988 sci-fi flick <i>They Live</i>, a local drifter named John Nada stumbles upon a magic pair of sunglasses that give him the ability to see aliens. …

Christian Leaders May Return to Nicaea: What Does It Mean?

In 2025, Roman Catholics and Eastern Orthodox Christians could go back to the place where early followers of Jesus tried to create a consensus among all of Christendom.<p>Mark your calendars: In 2025, Roman Catholics and Eastern Orthodox Christians may return to Nicaea, the spot in modern-day Turkey …

Museum acquires 'virtually complete' source code from Atari's arcade heyday

Acquiring the source code to virtually every coin-op game Atari made when it dominated the early 1980s arcade scene — <i>Asteroids, Missile Command, Centipede</i> — would seem to be enough of a coup. Yet for Jeremy Saucier, the most intimate contact with that era comes in the thousands and thousands of …

New App Teaches Your Guy How To Go Down On Girls. By Licking The Screen...

Put it this way, when you’re making a cake, you don’t just plonk the ingredients in the oven and expect that sh*t to rise. You need to sift it, stir …

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