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Leaving the electrical grid in the Upper Peninsula - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Known for snow rather than sun, Michigan's Upper Peninsula could still support a significant network of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy systems. Solar …

'Solar revolution': Labor climate plan warms up to renters, pensioners

"There is no doubt that getting councils together, supporting people in social housing, ensuring pensioners are able to benefit from some of the …

This One Chart Says It All for the Future of Solar Energy

One graphic says so much about how far solar has come and how bright its future looks.<p>A friend and former colleague—my business partner from when I …

"Hourglass" Coal-Killing Steampunk Energy Storage System Could Pump More Wind, Solar Into Grid

<b>Published on</b> May 26th, 2016 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>14<p>“Hourglass” Coal-Killing Steampunk Energy Storage System Could Pump More Wind, Solar Into Grid<p>May 26th, …

New catalyst found for clean energy fuel

A team of UConn chemists led by professors Steven Suib and James Rusling has developed a new material that could make hydrogen capture more …

Hydrogen

Graphene Layer Adds All-Weather Efficiency To Solar Panels

Let’s be honest. No one likes an epic overachiever. In the nanotechnology world, no one material has been more deserving of that title than the innocent monolayer of carbon, graphene. Touted to be the next big thing in batteries, reinforced materials and nanoelectronics, it has now proven itself to …

Clean Energy

The Future of Clean Energy Meets in San Francisco This Week

The world’s clean energy leaders have descended on the Bay Area this week to meet for the first time following the historic climate change agreements …

A New Study Shows Renewable Energy Just Had Its Best Year Yet

A new report has found that renewable energy power capacity around the world grew more in 2015 than in any other year in global history.<p>The …