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Smart devices need to get smarter to help save energy

Credit: CC0 Public Domain As the growth in connected devices outstrips that of conventional home appliances, consumers will find it…

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Posted in Energy & Green Tech

Google green energy buys boost ‘carbon-free’ portfolio

Google’s philanthropic arm, Google.org, will back a $500,000 grant to Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance in the US and a 500,000…

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Posted in Energy & Green Tech

Lighting the path to renewable energy

Professor Mahesh Bandi, of OIST’s Nonlinear and Non-equilibrium Physics Unit, poses in front of bookcases in his office. Credit: Okinawa Institute…

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The long road to clean energy

Old and new: a wind turbine and a coal-fired electricity plant in Germany The vital transition to a zero-carbon economy…

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Posted in Machine Learning & AI

AI can help us fight climate change. But it has an energy problem, too

Data centres that store and process algorithms use a lot of energy but there is little discussion about their environmental…

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A decade of renewable energy investment, led by solar, tops US $2.5 trillion

Solar power will have drawn half – USD 1.3 trillion – of the USD 2.6 trillion in renewable energy investments…

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Ultrathin 3-D-printed films convert energy of one form into another

MIT researchers have 3-D printed ultrathin ceramic films that convert energy from one form into another for flexible electronics and…

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Fair comparison of desalination technologies puts heat on energy sources

Muhammad Shahzad (left) and Kim Choon Ng inspect the pilot desalination facility at KAUST. Credit: KAUST A novel way to…

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Jumbo electric vehicle has energy bragging rights at no charge

Enticed car watchers see e-car designs that look like James Bond-like sleekmobiles ready for valet parking near some island casino….

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Experiments with a single atom rule out the ‘fifth force’ theory of dark energy

One possible explanation for the phenomenon is that dark energy is the fifth force acting on matter, along with the…

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