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Edible Battery Takes Toxicity Out of Energy Storage
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Edible Battery Takes Toxicity Out of Energy Storage

A Carnegie Mellon team has developed a new battery that runs on salt water, won't... Read more

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Window Film Generates Electricity From Glass Window Film Generates Electricity From Glass

A novel coating from New Energy Technologies is designed to work in both sun and shade on glass surfaces commonly used in high-rises. Read more

SolarWorld Uses Rail-Free PV Racking
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SolarWorld Uses Rail-Free PV Racking

As a result of its alliance with Quick Mount PV, SolarWorld now distributes... Read more

Gray Water Systems Make a Splash in California
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Gray Water Systems Make a Splash in California

The Wall Street Journal's Kerry Close looks at the rise of residential gray-water... Read more

Five Questions to Ask When Choosing Solar Panels
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Five Questions to Ask When Choosing Solar Panels

Builders should choose products and partners carefully when deciding to offer... Read more

Solar Panels Raise Home Values, Unless They're Leased
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Solar Panels Raise Home Values, Unless They're Leased

The Arizona Republic's Ryan Randazzo and Catherine Reagor reflect on whether solar... Read more

The Meteoric Rise of Solar, Through the Lens of Building Permit Data
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The Meteoric Rise of Solar, Through the Lens of Building Permit Data

A new study from contractor site BuildZoom takes a deep dive into more than 75... Read more

Powervault Home Energy Storage Raises Over $1 Million in Crowdfunding
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Powervault Home Energy Storage Raises Over $1 Million in Crowdfunding

The London-based firm Powervault raised over $1,000,000 in a crowdfunding campaign... Read more

Many Home Efficiency Upgrades Don't Pay Off, Study Says
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Many Home Efficiency Upgrades Don't Pay Off, Study Says

A University of Chicago study found savings estimates for home efficiency upgrades... Read more

Off-Grid Solar-and-Battery Systems: A Double-Edged Sword
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Off-Grid Solar-and-Battery Systems: A Double-Edged Sword

Off-grid homeowners face some unique issues. Here are five of them. Read more

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