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NASA InSight Spacecraft Gets Dirty to Boost Its Power Levels on Mars
NASA InSight Spacecraft Gets Dirty to Boost Its Power Levels on Mars

4 Jun 2021, 09:20 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / NASA InSight Mars lander used its robotic arm to scoop up sand and trickle it next to its solar panels in order to clear them up and gain some energy.

 
The E-Glamp Tiny House Concept Is Modular, Sustainable, and Comes With e-Bikes
The E-Glamp Tiny House Concept Is Modular, Sustainable, and Comes With e-Bikes

25 Mar 2021, 03:00 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Such a tiny would be perfect to boost local tourism with minimal impact on the environment and low maintenance costs, perfect for two

 
Colorado Campworks’ All-Electric Teardrop Trailer NS-1 Reinvents Camping
Colorado Campworks’ All-Electric Teardrop Trailer NS-1 Reinvents Camping

14 Mar 2021, 06:55 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Startup aimed to improve camping with an all-electric system, and the most features in the smallest footprint, “may have reinvented it”

 
NATO Tanks to Go Completely Green as Soon as Possible
NATO Tanks to Go Completely Green as Soon as Possible

19 Feb 2021, 12:13 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the focus is on cutting reliance on fossil fuels and fighting climate change, so they’re looking at options

 
ISS Needs More Solar Panels, Boeing Jumps In to Help
ISS Needs More Solar Panels, Boeing Jumps In to Help

17 Jan 2021, 08:43 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Boeing would deliver six new solar power arrays to the International Space Station, adding 30 percent more to the station's electricity generating capacity

 
The Hyundai Solar Roof Initial Details
The Hyundai Solar Roof Initial Details

1 Dec 2018, 09:01 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Hyundai and Kia plan that from next year their cars, including ICE-powered ones, to be fitted with solar power roofs for extra energy

 
Tesla to Take Superchargers Off-Grid, Use Solar and Battery Instead
Tesla to Take Superchargers Off-Grid, Use Solar and Battery Instead

9 Jun 2017, 18:23 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Elon Musk is serious about his plans to make Tesla vehicles completely independent from the grid, he just won't tell us exactly when it would happen

 
Tesla Opens Pre-Order Books For Solar Roof Tiles, Musk Confirms With Tweets
Tesla Opens Pre-Order Books For Solar Roof Tiles, Musk Confirms With Tweets

10 May 2017, 16:35 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Elon Musk' favorite social media platform, Twitter, has witnessed the announcement of open pre-orders for Tesla's new solar roof tiles. They have four models

 
Tesla And Panasonic Will Make Solar Cells In Buffalo
Tesla And Panasonic Will Make Solar Cells In Buffalo

27 Dec 2016, 15:56 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Tesla and Panasonic have signed an agreement that focuses on manufacturing photovoltaic cells in the USA, at a facility in Buffalo, New York.

 
The World's First Solar Panel-Covered Road Is in a Small French Village
The World's First Solar Panel-Covered Road Is in a Small French Village

23 Dec 2016, 18:28 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / If we can't cover the roads with induction plates that charge our electric vehicles wirelessly, we can at least install solar panels

 
Island Gets Switched From Diesel To Full Electric Power With Tesla Solution
Island Gets Switched From Diesel To Full Electric Power With Tesla Solution

23 Nov 2016, 16:23 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / An island in American Samoa has been switched from imported Diesel fuel to solar power thanks to Tesla and SolarCity's solutions. A Hawaiian island is next

 
Tesla Motors Gets Approval From Antitrust Regulators To Buy SolarCity
Tesla Motors Gets Approval From Antitrust Regulators To Buy SolarCity

26 Aug 2016, 18:09 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Tesla Motors has received the greenlight from The Federal Trade Commission on the proposed deal to buy SolarCity for $2.6 billion.

 
Tesla Signs Deal To Buy SolarCity For $2.6 Billion
Tesla Signs Deal To Buy SolarCity For $2.6 Billion

1 Aug 2016, 17:36 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Tesla Motors has announced it has agreed to buy SolarCity for $2.6 Billion. The American solar panel manufacturer shares its CEO with Tesla's. Yes, Elon Musk

 
Solar Impulse Completes World Tour Without Fuel
Solar Impulse Completes World Tour Without Fuel

26 Jul 2016, 15:59 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / The first round-the-world solar flight was completed. The team that accomplished it, Solar Impulse, used a plane that was flown with electric energy alone

 
Tesla Wants To Buy America's Number 1 Solar Panel Maker, Run By Elon Musk
Tesla Wants To Buy America's Number 1 Solar Panel Maker, Run By Elon Musk

22 Jun 2016, 13:30 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Tesla has made a purchase offer for SolarCity, a solar panel maker run by its CEO, Elon Musk. He wants to sell packages of cars and solar panels

 
German Startup Wants to Get Electricity Out of Roads with Solar Panels
German Startup Wants to Get Electricity Out of Roads with Solar Panels

13 Apr 2016, 17:01 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A German startup called Solmove has a new proposition for regenerable energy sources: embedding solar panels into roads. Trials start in Berlin

 
Elon Musk’s SolarCity Used Panels Made by Inmates for a $12 Million Subsidized Project
Elon Musk’s SolarCity Used Panels Made by Inmates for a $12 Million Subsidized Project

30 Oct 2015, 14:09 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / Elon Musk is not just the Tesla Motors CEO he also founded one of the country's biggest solar panel providers, Solar City

 
Toyota Brings Clean Power to Yellowstone National Park with 208 Camry Hybrid Batteries
Toyota Brings Clean Power to Yellowstone National Park with 208 Camry Hybrid Batteries

15 May 2015, 09:21 UTC · By: Tudor Rus / At the Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park, Toyota created an energy system that combines solar power generation with used Camry batteries storage

 
NTU Builds first 3D Printed Solar EV
NTU Builds first 3D Printed Solar EV

3 Feb 2015, 14:04 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / Local Motor's 3D printed EV isn't alone now as the Nanyang Technological University just unveiled theirs. And it solar powered

 
ELF Solar Velomobile Now Available With Two Seats
ELF Solar Velomobile Now Available With Two Seats

18 Nov 2014, 14:12 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / We were recently presenting you Organic Transit’s latest product, the ELF solar-power-assisted velomobile, an egg-shaped 100% emissions free three wheeler personal mobility vehicle. We’r...