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The inventor of a see-through solar technology reviewed by Lloyd some years ago made news again this week with an article in Nature Energy...

Hybrid wind, solar and energy storage project coming to Australia

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World's first floating wind farm now operating in Scotland

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Remember Elon Musk’s big bet on Australia? The clock is ticking

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Tesla Powerwall 2: An in-depth review

Tesla has already shown that it can "kill the duck" with grid-scale batteries, by reducing the need for expensive and polluting "peaker plants." As...

Offshore wind slashes UK cost reduction goals … now cheaper than new gas

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MIT readapts ancient firebrick technology to boost profitability of renewables

One of the barriers to the large-scale adoption of clean energy is what to do with the excess electricity produced when demand is low....

Japan looks to combine solar power with mushroom farming

Since the Fukushima disaster, Japan has focused on steering away from nuclear power and toward renewable energy generation, but an obstacle to that has...

Australia generates enough renewable energy to power 70% of homes

Australia has sharpened its focus on transitioning to cleaner power. The country has increased renewable energy projects and is looking for grid-scale energy storage...

How accurate is Project Sunroof?

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