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Solar Employs More People In U.S. Electricity Generation Than Oil, Coal And Gas Combined

In the United States, more people were employed in solar power last year than in generating electricity through coal, gas and oil energy combined. According to a new report from the U.S. Department of Energy, solar power employed 43 percent of the Electric Power Generation sector’s workforce in …

Renewable Energy

Solar Employs More Workers Than Coal, Oil and Natural Gas Combined

U.S. solar employs more workers than any other energy industry, including coal, oil and natural gas combined, according to the U.S. Department of …

Renewable Energy

A classic 427 Shelby Cobra powered by a Tesla electric motor & Kia Soul EV battery pack

As the electric vehicle market grows, the salvaged electric vehicle market is bound to grow also and that opens up opportunities for hobbyists to use electric motors and battery packs from those salvaged cars to convert more classic vehicles and kit cars to electric propulsion.<p>We have seen some …

Gov. Cuomo calls for America's largest offshore wind farm, proposes 2.4GW by 2030

Most of us TreeHuggers got pretty excited that the US finally got its first offshore wind farm last year. Still, five turbines spinning off the coast …

World's first solar panel road opens in Normandy village

Route in Tourouvre-au-Perche cost €5m to construct and will be used by about 2,000 motorists a day during two-year test period<p>France has opened what it claims to be the world’s first solar panel road, in a Normandy village.<p>A 1km (0.6-mile) route in the small village of Tourouvre-au-Perche covered …

Solar Panels

Futuristic power plant complex generates clean power through wind, solar and geothermal energy

A newly designed futuristic power plant complex, EXOSPHERE, pioneers a unique paradigm for sustainable buildings in the Dominican Republic. Four wind …

The world is moving to renewable energy

Regarding George F. Will’s Nov. 17 op-ed, “What President Trump should find on his desk”:<p>The world community is moving to renewable energy; it’s already started, it’s accelerating, and it’s inevitable. The Conference of the Parties ( COP 22 ) is underway, and 195 nations are planning action. It …

Renewable Energy

Tesla’s Future in Trump’s World

What will Donald Trump actually do?<p>It’s a question many Americans are asking themselves now that the U.S. has wrapped up one of its least …

Oil & Gas Industry

Why Apple and Google are moving into solar energy

Silicon Valley’s biggest companies are investing in renewable energy in a serious way – a sign, perhaps, of rapid changes in the energy market.<p>Most people think of Apple as a company that makes phones, computers and smart watches – not an energy provider. But in August all of that changed when the …

Renewable Energy

Wind-powered Water Seer pulls 11 gallons of clean drinking water from thin air

A new device that relies on simple condensation to collect clean water from the atmosphere promises to provide up to 11 gallons of safe drinking …

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Our best shot at cooling the planet might be right under our feet

Studies suggest that regenerating soil by turning our backs on industrial farming holds the key to tackling climate change<p>It’s getting hot out there. Every one of the past 14 months has broken the global temperature record. Ice cover in the Arctic sea just hit a new low, at 525,000 square miles …

Global Warming

Prefab energy-smart home pops up in just one day

A beautiful home in the heart of Princeton, New Jersey took as little as 24 hours to pop up on site. Local architect Marina Rubina completed the …

Design

New Solar Roofs Coming Our Way Thanks To Elon Musk

Although it is an idea that has already been given up on by Dow Chemical earlier this year, Tesla co-founder, Elon Musk, and SolarCity intend to …

Solar Panels

Guerrilla Bike Lanes Show Cities How Easy It Is To Make Streets Safer

The next day, the director of transportation at the SFMTA told a reporter that “the best bike infrastructure in the world would not have prevented …

California Freeways Will Soon Generate Electricity

By Laura Goldman<p>Energy conservation is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about freeways jammed with idling vehicles.<p>But …

Range Worries, Solved: This Supercapacitor System Charges Electric Vehicles in a Flash

Image source: ABB.<p>What if you could charge your electric car every time you stop at a traffic light? What if buses and semi trucks could run on clean, renewable energy instead of diesel or natural gas?<p>Fast charging has been a holy grail for the electric vehicle industry for a long time, but it's …

Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo System Helps Paves the Way for Our Future Healthcare

In March this year, headlines were made as Google DeepMind‘s AlphaGo System defeated Professional Go Player, Lee Sedol in a five-match tournament …

Artificial Intelligence

Solar Roof Tiles - Quiet Corner

Solar Roof Tiles – What are they?<p>As people have become more and more energy conscious, companies and individuals have looked for ways to produce and …

Will Elon Musk's Master Plan reinvent our cities?

Elon Musk's new Master Plan Part Deux includes solar roofs, big batteries, and autonomous electric cars, buses and trucks; Derek covered it earlier …

CERES Report Reveals Which Electric Utilities Recognize The Clean Energy Future We Need

Electric utilities tend to take a lot of heat for clouding public understanding of climate change and standing in the way of energy resources that won't cook the planet.<p>A number of utilities, for instance, have spent hundreds of millions over the past few years lobbying against the Clean Power …

Renewable Energy

Construction is Underway on the World's First Atmospheric CO2 Capture Facility

If solar energy panels are so firmly believed to be the energy source for the future, think about the possibility of capturing the carbon dioxide …

Carbon Dioxide

A growing body of evidence suggests doctors can diagnose diseases based on the sound of patients' voices

Academics and entrepreneurs are rushing to develop technology to diagnose and predict everything from manic episodes to heart disease to concussions based on an unusual source of data: How you talk.<p>A growing body of evidence suggests that an array of mental and physical conditions can make you slur …

Biomarkers

Here Is Why Google Is Buying a Crazy Amount of Clean Energy

Google just closed on a deal to buy a significant amount of clean energy from two new wind farms that will be built in Norway and Sweden to help …

Floating solar is a win-win energy solution for drought-stricken US lakes

Sunbaked southwest US is a prime spot for floatovoltaic projects, where they could produce clean energy and prevent evaporation in major man-made reservoirs, reports Environment 360<p>The Colorado River’s two great reservoirs, Lake Mead and Lake Powell, are in retreat. Multi-year droughts and chronic …

Renewable Energy

These bizarre Japanese electric vehicles could change how we get around cities

Companies are coming up with all kinds of interesting vehicles to help people get around. From hoverboards to passenger drones, vehicles aimed at helping people travel short distances are all the rage these days.<p>Yamaha is the latest to reveal a concept vehicle that gives us a glimpse of what …

Living Rooms

Renewable Energy Sources Are Going To Dramatically Overtake Fossil Fuels By 2040

The world of energy consumption is changing fast, with the number of social and political leaders who champion green energy growing by the day. Some still aren’t convinced that we need to end our reliance on fossil fuels — to which the Terminator says, “I don’t give a damn.” Oil and gas, once our …

Businesses have seen the light with solar energy and it's finally paying off

Businesses still have a way to go to limit their carbon footprint, but one area where they are making good progress is switching to clean energy<p>A visit to a small hospital in northern Ghana changed Mahama Nyankamawu’s life forever. “It was dark, they had no electricity and the medicines they had …

How nanotechnology research could cure cancer and other diseases

Genetic diseases may soon be a thing of the past thanks to nanotechnology, which employs tiny particles to manipulate cells and change our DNA<p>Here’s how cancer treatment often runs today: a patient develops an aggressive tumor. A surgeon operates to remove the tumor, but a few cancer cells remain, …

Cancer

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