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How Blockchain Is Changing the Energy Industry | Investopedia

Even as other industries are swept up in waves of disruption unleashed by technology, the energy industry has been slow to embrace change. But the …

Russia to become a leader In energy storage

Here’s a fun fact about Russia: it gets a fifth of its energy from hydropower.<p>This might sound shocking for a country whose image is so tightly linked to oil and gas, but Russia has a lot of big rivers and it’s putting them to good use. Now, Moscow is moving into other renewables and, more …

Why utilities need to respond now to the EV boom

Utilities can either embrace electric vehicle growth or be caught "flat footed" when new power demand materializes, an RMI report warns.

Electric Vehicles

Mega-battery plant to come online in Sheffield

Facility run by E.ON, to be followed by many more, will help UK grid cope with fast-growing amount of renewable energy<p>Britain’s switch to greener energy will take another significant step forward this week with the opening of an industrial-scale battery site in Sheffield.<p>E.ON said the facility, …

Scientists say cost of capturing CO2 declining

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Technology now in limited use removes about 90 percent of carbon dioxide from the smokestacks of coal-fired power plants, but energy experts say cost remains the chief obstacle to bringing the "clean coal" touted by President Donald Trump into the mainstream.<p>They cite …

The energy of tomorrow may not be solar, but seaweed

Seaweed Energy<p>The U.S. Department of Energy is investing in a novel source of future renewable energy in the form of seaweed. That’s right — seaweed …

New Amazon Drones Will Charge Your Car While You Drive

The U.S. Patent Office recently granted Amazon a patent for roving drones that can latch onto electric vehicles and extend their range with an …

Electric Vehicles

SURUS: GM's modular platform for silent, self-driving trucks

While some automakers look to electrify conventional trucks, General Motors has taken a much more radical approach in its development of …

The best electric motorcycles put zero-emission thrills on two wheels

Cars steal the spotlight when it comes to electrification, but the motorcycle industry is undergoing a similar transformation. The gradual shifts …

Electric Vehicles

Honeywell’s popular wireless doorbell ships with three buttons for $20

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon offers the Honeywell Premium Wireless Door Chime with three push buttons for <b>$19.99 Prime shipped</b>. That’s a $50 savings off …

Home Automation

The case against Tesla and battery storage just hit peak stupid

AFR's Chanticleer column writes article about battery storage so absurd and stupid it beggars belief that it was published. Such is the state of the …

Clean Energy

Watch the Tesla Model 3 assembly line in slow motion

Tesla is delaying a major announcement to focus on improving the Model 3 production process — so Elon Musk just shared a video of the assembly line …

Musk's Successful SpaceX Iridium Launch Brings It Closer to 2017 Target

Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. successfully launched its 14th Falcon 9 rocket of the year, bringing the company a step closer to …

Space Travel

Hate Schmoozing? A Former Googler Swears by These Tactics to Survive Networking Events

How introverts can make networking at large events and conference less anxiety-inducing.<p>Is walking into a sea of strangers and striking up a conversation your idea of a good time? For anyone who considers themselves an introvert, this scenario is downright anxiety-inducing.<p>Hunter Walk is one of …

Consciousness

Rise of the machines

The workers of the first shift had just finished their morning cigarettes and settled into place when one last car pulled into the factory parking lot, driving past an American flag and a “now hiring” sign. Out came two men, who opened up the trunk, and then out came four cardboard boxes labeled …

Robotics

Bitcoin just passed $4,000

What a day for Bitcoin.<p>24 hours ago the cryptocurrency was trading below $3,700. About an hour ago it surged passed $4,000 and has no signs of stopping. It’s now trading around $4,135.00. For reference, a week ago Bitcoin hit an all-time high as it passed $3,000 for the first time.<p>Check out the …

Cryptocurrency

Gates Makes Largest Donation Since 2000 With $5 Billion Gift

Bill Gates made his largest single gift since the turn of the century, giving away Microsoft Corp. shares that accounted for 5 percent of his …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban of killer robots

Open letter signed by Tesla chief and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman urges UN to block use of lethal autonomous weapons to prevent third age of war<p>Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots.<p>…

Scientists just took a major step towards achieving nuclear fusion

With the potential to provide almost limitless energy, free of any radioactive by-product or greenhouse gases, nuclear fusion is the goal many are …

Scotland produces enough local renewable energy to power 300,000 homes

More communities are producing their own renewable energy, with a 17% increase in nine months, according to a new report.<p>Scotland had 595MW of …

Why Energy May Soon Be Free Thanks to Solar, Wind, Storage and Big Data

Google and Apple both have licences to trade energy while Microsoft has been busy developing new technology Paying for energy could soon become a …

Renewable Energy

The Best Indoor Plants to Clear the Air, Literally

Plants bring a new dimension of liveliness into the home, varying in their beauty, adding much-needed color, and interplaying beautifully with the …

Plants

2016 Rewind | Tesla's new home energy products will free your home from the power grid

The company unveils a complete home energy solution.<p>46<p>SHARES<p>Tesla's increased its home energy efforts with some big moves into residential solar …

Wearable camera lets you 'go back in time' to record fleeting moments

Ever wish you could go back and record that custom sports car that just raced by, or that awesome jump shot your kid just made? A new wearable camera lets you do just that: go back in time, so to speak, to retroactively capture those fleeting moments you thought you missed.<p>Called the Perfect Memory …

Time-lapse Photography