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Cheap and Abundant Solar Energy is Coming

In the next 20 years, between 50 percent to 100 percent of the world’s energy production could come from solar.<p><b>✍️ by</b> <b>Peter Diamandis</b><p>Today, the global …

Clean Energy

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

There Is No Need To Research Solar Energy, This Article Has It All

It is an unarguable fact that using solar panels benefit the environment. You have to know that solar energy is cost effective for your life. Keep on …

7 Short and Sweet Resistance Training Routines to Develop Your Legs

The legs. They get you from point A to B. They're a woman's (and man's) best friend. They're the genesis for all skill executions. <b>Throw a ball or</b> …

The 9 Best Exercises For Muscle Growth

These 9 exercises are considered to be the staple of muscle growth and development that everybody, no matter of their fitness level, needs to have …

Renewables are Disruptive to Fossil Fuels

<i>A shorter version of this post first appeared at the Marginal Revolution blog.</i>Cleantech, and specifically renewables like solar and wind (and their …

Renewable Energy

Why the "duck curve" created by solar power is a problem for utilities

Let's talk about the "duck curve," shall we? Everyone who cares about solar energy should know about the duck curve. Plus, it's fun to say. Duck curve. Duck curve.<p>The long story is below, but the short story is: The duck curve refers to the effect that solar power has on demand for utility …

Aspen, Colorado, Just Became the Third U.S. City to Reach 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Aspen, Colorado, is the third city in the country to have reached 100 percent renewable energy use, including wind, solar and geothermal heat.<p>Burlington, Vermont, and Greensburg, Kansas, were the first two cities to claim their respective titles.<p>Aspen, Colorado. (Photo credit: Shutterstock)<p>“It was …

7 things to do with your money when you get your first real job

With the second one, though, you have a prime opportunity to start setting yourself up for success.<p>"I think it's a big transition," says financial planner Michael Solari. "Especially coming from college, not making any money, to coming home with a paycheck. People's heads spin about what they …

How America Got Crushed By The Crisis And Then Came Back In One Chart

Credit was seizing, business stopped producing, people were losing jobs, and the Dow was dropping by 700 points a day.<p>But six years later, not only has the darkness passed, but the economy has actually flourished.<p>In a new research note, JPMorgan Research analysts chart six economic indicators from …

9 Books That Inspired Michael Lewis

To get a picture of what a great writer Michael Lewis is, consider this.<p>"Outliers" and "David and Goliath" author Malcolm Gladwell says that Lewis is his literary "hero" and "the finest storyteller of our generation."<p>Gladwell maintains that Lewis' football book "The Blind Side" is as "close to …

The coming era of unlimited — and free — clean energy

In the 1980s, leading consultants were skeptical about cellular phones. McKinsey & Co. noted that the handsets were heavy, batteries didn’t last long, coverage was patchy, and the cost per minute was exorbitant. It predicted that in 20 years the total market size would be about 900,000 units and …

Talking to ourselves: the science of the little voice in your head

Most of us will be familiar with the experience of silently talking to ourselves in our head. Perhaps you’re at the supermarket and realise that you’ve forgotten to pick up something you needed. “Milk!” you might say to yourself. Or maybe you’ve got an important meeting with your boss later in the …

10 Breakthrough Innovations That Will Shape The World In 2025

A world where food is plentiful and drugs are personalized may not be as far off as it seems.<p>What world-changing scientific discoveries might we see by 2025? Will we have more energy technologies that move us away from fossil fuels? Will there be cures for cancer and other diseases? How will we get …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Workouts

300 MW Of Solar Approved By City Of Los Angeles

<b>Published on</b> June 16th, 2014 | <i>by Jake Richardson</i><p>7<p>June 16th, 2014 by <b>Jake Richardson</b><p>250 megawatts (MW) of the 300 MW that were recently approved by the …

​Ohio becomes first state to reverse energy efficiency, renewable fuel mandates

Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed into law on Friday groundbreaking legislation that will freeze state rules on energy efficiency and renewable fuel …

Pumpmakers' DIY Solar-Powered Water Pump Empowers Developing Nations

To help bring clean drinking water to the 780 million people who still go without, Pumpmakers developed the NSP Solar Pump, an inexpensive, …

World's First 1 Megawatt Wave Energy Power Plant Launched in South Australia

Australia’s Oceanlinx just launched the world’s first 1 megawatt wave power plant in Port MacDonnell, South Australia. The wave energy converter was …

Infographic: How Much it Would Cost for the Entire Planet to Switch to Renewable Energy

As Inhabitat readers know, we live in a time marked by rising emissions, melting ice caps and the looming threat of climate catastrophe. Fortunately, …

Renewable Energy

Charged: Solar Impulse 2

by Michael Slenske<p>It's staggering to think that, within less than a century, we've gone from Charles Lindbergh piloting the first solo transatlantic flight—Long Island to Paris in the Spirit of St. Louis—to two Swiss adventurers on the cusp of circumnavigating the globe in a solar-powered aircraft …

Energy Storage Gets Exponentially Cheaper Too

At MIT Technology Review today was an article on Sun Catalytix’s new flow battery intended for grid-scale storage, which Sun Catalytix believes will …

Solar Power Prices Dropping Faster Than Ever

In 2011, I wrote a piece for Scientific American on the exponential price decline in solar power.<p>I haven't had a chance to fully update that piece, …

The Exponential Gains in Solar Power per Dollar

<i>My post on the Moore’s Law-like exponential gains in solar power per dollar went up at Scientific American yesterday. Reprinting here with permission.</i><p>…