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Parking Lot Paved With Solar Panels (Video)

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Impact-resistant solar panels that will be a good road surface as well as an energy source.

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13-year-old improves solar efficiency using Fibonacci Sequence

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Aiden Dwyer, a 13-year-old boy from Long Island, noticed a pattern in the way leaves and limbs grew from trees, and lo and behold! He discovered that when plants produce new growth, it follows a Fibonacci Sequence. Dwyer decided to see if the Fibonacci Sequence could be applied to solar panels.

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Silver solar panels getting patched onto Australian military personnel

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Let's say you are out "peace-keeping" in somewhere like Afghanistan. You're baking their under the hot desert sun and your tactical tablet device is running out of juice. That's probably more common than we think when it comes to today's military efforts, but the Australian National University (ANU) has come up with a relatively straightforward solution: solar panels on vests.

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Solar Impulse Plane soaring to new heights

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We are on the way to reaching new heights of innovation with solar energy technology. Solar Impulse, a program based out of Switzerland aims to fly around the world in a solar plane. Their next big step is an international flight from Payerne Switzerland to Brussels Belgium, a 500 km soar.

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Lasers May Be the Future of Solar Cell Production

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Researchers at Purdue University have successfully implemented their ultrafast laser scribing technique for thin-film solar cells, a promising innovation that may bring down production costs and boost efficiency of photovoltaics.

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NeonGreen Soular Backpacks are good for your gadgets, great for the planet

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The company Neon Green has been around for some time now producing backpacks, their latest are a line of solar paneled backpacks that harness the energy from the sun allowing you to recharge your hand held devices the way nature intended.

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