Tag: solar

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CONTAINMENT

Over the past several years, countless designers and architects have worked with the millions of shipping containers that enter their country every year from places like Malaysia, China, Singapore. Containers have been transformed into modular housing, storage units, retail outlets….

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Glimpse a Clean Vehicle Future!

In a collaborative project between Ford (San Jose), SunPower Corp (California) and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta), the Ford motor company has developed the C-MAX Solar Energi Concept. This is a first-of-its-kind sun-powered vehicle, independent from the electric grid…

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SOLAR-POWERED DRONES

Titan Aerospace operates out of New Mexico. This startup company recently unveiled prototypes for “atmospheric satellites”. These ‘un-manned drones’ are powered purely by solar energy and are expected to stay in the air for up to five years, flying at…

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Solar Powered Pacific Island

This tiny collection of atolls has become almost 100% self-sufficient in less than 12 months. The remote island chain of Tokelau (between New Zealand and Hawaii) is the first territory to meet its electricity needs only through renewable energy. The…

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Transparent is the New Green

Over the last 3-4 years, André Broessel of  ‘rawlemon’ has been developing an efficient concentrated solar energy system, one that has already achieved a 35% improvement over traditional PV panels. At the heart of his system is the transparent sphere…

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LUNA RING

Shimizu-Japan are thinking big. Their idea is to tap the moon’s resources and return it to Mankind. ‘LUNA RING’ is their lunar solar-power generation concept. They believe their ingenious idea is possible and are working pharmacyonline-viagra. generic levitra with advanced…

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Kyocera Solar-power Plant

Following Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in 2011 (disasters that brought monumental nuclear accidents to affected cities) Japan has become increasingly motivated to enter solar-energy production. The Japanese electronics manufacturer Kyocera has recently unveiled the 70 megawatt solar power plant in Kagoshima…