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Putting energy into fashion

Ever thought how handy it would be to be able to charge up you gadgets from the clothes you’re wearing? No? Well, such a futuristic option might be closer to reality than you think. There are plenty of options being developed that could see garments providing more than the latest look. Solar could...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 08/09/2014 - 08:45



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A sunny disposition

Solar PV costs are falling fast. A new report has shown that roll-out of panels is doubling around every two years, and sending costs just under a fifth in a downward trajectory each time they do. The ‘holy grail’ for the solar industry’s maximum impact is to reach $1.50 per watt. They’ve already...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Thu, 28/03/2013 - 08:30