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Living Solar Panels Printed on Wallpaper

Posted by Tom Denham on Dec 5, 2017 2:00:00 PM

A new type of ultra-thin solar panel made from living organisms could lead to next-generation electrical devices that can be made on a home printer.



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Topics: New Energy Forms

Puerto Rico’s Energy Solution May Be Microgrid System

Posted by Tom Denham on Nov 11, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Puerto Rico recently published a post-Maria plan to rebuild Puerto Rico’s energy system in a smarter way than anything that has ever been proposed.   The plan calls for constructing a modern, resilient and affordable energy system.



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Topics: SolarCity, New Energy Forms

The United States Navy Creates New Battery That Will Impact Energy Storage

Posted by Tom Denham on Jun 6, 2017 10:37:42 AM

The US Navy is not just building ships; it is also building batteries.  The Navy recently announced it is building new batteries that could solve the exploding rechargeable battery problems in portable electronic devices plus it will also have wide ranging implications for energy storage.

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory produced a zinc-based battery that's a safer alternative to the common lithium-ion batteries that had issues with instantaneous combustion. 



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Topics: New Energy Forms