Solar Panels

World's first ocean-going solar yacht could cruise indefinitely – if you take it slow

It's quick, it's quiet, and it's covered in 300 square meters (3,229 sq ft) of solar panels. The 78-ft (24-m) electric SolarImpact yacht is a concept …

Yachts

Stay at Sea Forever with Solar-Powered Yacht

Silent Yachts’ Silent 55 catamaran runs on 100-percent solar power for weeks on end.<p>Like the automotive, aviation, and, let’s face it, nearly every …

Luxury Lifestyle

Sunrun is bringing 100 megawatts of rooftop solar to low-income communities

As California pushes to reach 100% renewable energy, the state is helping to fund a push by the solar company to install solar panels on affordable housing developments.<p>As California prepares to shift to 100% renewable energy by 2045–so far, it’s the largest economy in the world to commit to such …

Cap and Trade

Pay What You Want for the Ultimate Mac Bundle

10 essential Apps, one seriously tiny price.<p>Mac owners, rejoice. There’s a wild promotion going on right now for 10 of the best apps in the game. If …

256-Bit

Deep neural networks for accurate predictions of crystal stability

Abstract<p>Predicting the stability of crystals is one of the central problems in materials science. Today, density functional theory (DFT) calculations …

Machine Learning

UNMC to get 1,500 solar panels, enough to equal electricity use of 60 homes

There is no shortage of rooftops on the University of Nebraska Medical Center's growing campus.<p>Now the university is working to put some of that …

Renewable Energy

Canadian Households Can Save Big By Driving Electric Cars: Study

Electric car sales made up only 2 per cent of all vehicle sales in Canada in May.<p>Canadians can save a lot of money by driving electric cars instead …

British Columbia

The Best Camper-Van Outfit in the Game Drops Its Sportiest Model Yet

Sydney-based camper-van concern Trakka has almost 50 years of experience in the adventure-vehicle industry. Their rigs are — in a word — perfect, …

Renewable Energy

Own a slice of Scottish wilderness with this remote lodge for sale

The beautiful property sits in a National Scenic Area close to Scotland's finest beaches<p>For anyone looking to escape city life and settle among …

Lifestyle (UK)

SBI to run 10,000 ATMs on solar energy

At the end of the June quarter of FY19, SBI has 42.55 crore customers with deposit base of ₹27.47 trillion.<p><b>Mumbai:</b> India’s largest lender State Bank …

Business (India)

Patented nanostructure for solar cells: Rough optics, smooth surface

Thin-film solar cells made of crystalline silicon are inexpensive and achieve efficiencies of around 14 percent. However, they could do even better …

Renewable Energy

As the Dust Settles on Mars, Can NASA’s Robotic Explorers Forge Ahead?

Three months after the first stirrings of what became an epic global storm on Mars, the winds have died down and the dust that filled the atmosphere …

Planetary Habitability

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Sept. 18, 2018

Top News<p>Note to readers regarding our website<p>Accused in killing of Halifax teen denies getting tire reamer as weapon<p>Deal reached in Chase the Ace …

Political Satire

Halas wins American Chemical Society Award in Colloid Chemistry

The American Chemical Society has awarded Rice University nanoscientist Naomi Halas the 2019 ACS Award in Colloid Chemistry.

American Chemical Society

Facebook signs 20-year deal to supply Singapore operations with clean energy

Sembcorp Industries has announced a 20-year deal to support the Singapore operations, including a new data center, of tech giant Facebook with …

Renewable Energy

This packable adventure gear will change the way you travel

If your 'weekend warrior' adventures are limited by what you can carry, worry no more. We’ve found some great bits of kit that make everything from a …

Gliders

Detroit Students Lead Charge For Solar Panels At Their School

<b>(WWJ)</b> There was a celebration today of a new solar project at a Detroit high school, which is saving the school on electricity bills while combating …

Renewable Energy

Scientists use artificial neural networks to predict new stable materials

Artificial neural networks--algorithms inspired by connections in the brain--have "learned" to perform a variety of tasks, from pedestrian detection …

UC San Diego

An off-grid cabin on a remote island is inspired by Japanese design

Tasmania-based firm Maguire + Devine Architects has created a gorgeous Japanese-inspired, off-grid tiny cabin tucked away into a remote island off …

Green Design

Foldable flat fits inside your van

But it has one tiny bit of a problem.<p>Holiday getaways can really be a hassle these days, especially if you’re on a budget. And more often than not, …

Renewable Energy

Bruny Island Hideaway

Set amongst the eucalyptus on an island off the southern coast of Tasmania, this spectacular tiny cabin is an escape from the high stress of the …

Off-grid

Solar Foldy Pocket Solar Charger

Keeping your smartphone or mobile gadgets charge whilst away from the grid can sometimes prove a little tricky especially if you can’t recharge your …

Renewable Energy

Paul McCartney’s new climate anthem is fire

The music legend who co-wrote the 1966 hit <i>The Yellow Submarine</i> is back with another marine-themed song, and guess what? It’s about climate …

Paul McCartney

Look East for Solar

The European Union’s attempt to bolster its solar-panel industry by imposing anti-dumping duties on Chinese photovoltaic modules failed to achieve …

European Union

Harrison Ford Blasts Leaders Who Deny Science: 'We Know Who They Are'

Harrison Ford recently took the stage at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, California, to offer an impassioned message to anyone and …

Harrison Ford

6 Stock Photographers on the Best Advice They’ve Ever Received

Stock photography has been around for almost a century, but the industry truly took off about thirty years ago in the 1980s, and it’s been evolving …

Renewable Energy

Is Time Running Out for Opportunity?

Since June 10, the 14-year-old Opportunity rover has been silent, presumably sleeping as thick dust clouds blocked the Sun from its solar cells. But …

Renewable Energy

The Airstream Nineteen is the perfect camper van for boomers with bucks

<b>But you'll look sweet, upon the seat of a camper van built for two.</b><p>TreeHugger Kim literally wrote the book on van and bus conversions, but I want to …

Campervans

Century Plyboards to harness solar power

Century Plyboards (India) Ltd. (CPIL) is looking to cut costs and boost profitability by harnessing solar power at its units.<p>It has already set up a …

Profit

China to speed up efforts to cut solar, wind subsidies - draft guidelines

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Solar panels at the Urbasolar photovoltaic park in Gardanne, France<p>By David Stanway<p>SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will speed up …

Renewable Energy