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UK to consider space-based solar power energy

UK to consider space-based solar power energy

The UK government has commissioned research into space-based solar power systems.  The idea for space-based solar power has been around for decades, however, research into it is still in the early days. The systems would…

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Renewable energy: Could floating turbines power our homes?

Renewable energy: Could floating turbines power our homes?

Wind turbines floating miles out to sea could one day provide electricity to our homes, experts believe. Wales currently meets about 50% of its needs from renewable sources, including solar and wind. Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to…

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Green hydrogen is taking off around the globe – its supporters say it could play an important role in decarbonisation, but sceptics question its safety and practicality.

Green hydrogen is taking off around the globe – its supporters say it could play an important role in decarbonisation, but sceptics question its safety and practicality.

On the edge of the Saudi Arabian desert beside the Red Sea, a futuristic city called Neom is due to be built. The $500bn (£380bn) city – complete with flying taxis and robotic domestic help…

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‘Liquid window’ harnesses light and heat to save energy in buildings

‘Liquid window’ harnesses light and heat to save energy in buildings

A newly developed ‘liquid window’ can block sunlight to keep a building cool but also absorb heat to be gradually released during the day or night to cut energy costs, scientists said. The window, invented…

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We just found a source for one of the most mysterious phenomena in astronomy

We just found a source for one of the most mysterious phenomena in astronomy

Fast radio bursts are among the strangest mysteries in space science. These pulses last less than five milliseconds but release more energy than the sun does in days or weeks. Since they were first recorded…

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This Award-Winning Device Can Massively Reduce Pollution From Car Tires

This Award-Winning Device Can Massively Reduce Pollution From Car Tires

The annual award scheme run by the James Dyson Foundation announced the UK national winners of 2020 edition on Thursday. The Tyre Collective will receive £2,000 in prize money to develop a tool that reduces…

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A Google Chrome Extension Removed Over 100 Tons Of Marine Plastics

A Google Chrome Extension Removed Over 100 Tons Of Marine Plastics

Ocean Cleanup Group (OCG) built a search engine that helps clean the ocean. Founded in December 2019, the non-profit organization is committed to saving the coasts and marine lives from plastic pollution. The extension works…

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Corporate America’s Clean Energy Contracts Drop Amid COVID

Corporate America’s Clean Energy Contracts Drop Amid COVID

It seems that corporate America is losing a bit of interest in investing in clean energy. Investments into clean energy fell 30% in the US so far in 2020, and new data shows the risk of leaving…

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How Electric Vehicles Could Influence The Road Signs Of The Future?

How Electric Vehicles Could Influence The Road Signs Of The Future?

For a long time, Tesla’s all-electric approach was like an itch that traditional automakers couldn’t scratch. Now, after it’s fourth consecutive profitable quarter, with its stock hovering around $1,600 per share, Tesla’s EV leadership stands at the vanguard of…

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Who’s Winning The Renewable Energy Battle In Botswana

Who’s Winning The Renewable Energy Battle In Botswana

Fans of the Nat Geo TV series Savage Kingdom are in for a treat, as Season 4 of the real-life wildlife drama set in northern Botswana unspools on Friday, August 14. Hey, that’s tonight! As it happens,…

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