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the marketplace is currently under construction and is set to be complete by the end of 2021. The post 32 solar ‘trees’ form shanghai marketplace designed by koichi takada architects appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Launched in 2018 on a mission to study the Sun from close proximity, NASA's Parker Solar Probe continues to edge closer and closer to its target, setting one new record after another. The latest came during a close approach today, where the spacecraft exceeded blistering speeds of 330,000 mph (532,000 km/h) as it began its eighth loop of the Sun.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: Parke
For eight years or so, GoSun has been offering outdoor enthusiasts clean ways of cooking up their meals through a range of solar-powered stoves, grills and ovens. Its latest and greatest is billed as its fastest and most powerful yet, enabling it to reach fire-like temperatures, while creating no smoke or emissions.Continue ReadingCategory: Outdoors, LifestyleTags: Solar Power, Oven, Camping, Coo
Desalination is an important technology that may help expand the world’s supply of drinking water. Now, engineers in China have demonstrated a new, relatively simple design for a solar still with a high efficiency and low cost.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: Water, Desalination, Salt-water, Solar Thermal
During a virtual event, EV automaker Lightyear and Bridgestone confirmed a partnership for the world’s first long-range solar-powered vehicle, the Lightyear One SEV.  Bridgestone, which has 90 years of experience […] The post Bridgestone announces tyre partnership for Lightyear Solar Powered vehicle appeared first on ShinyShiny.
Over the past decade or so, gains in efficiency have seen perovskite solar cells become a highly promising technology in the realm of renewable energy, quickly coming to match or even outdo the performance of the monocrystalline silicon solar cells widely used today. Holding them back, however, are intrinsic instability issues and a vulnerability to the elements, which has prevented their mainstr
'solar mountain' is one of 10 shortlisted projects for burning man's 3,800-acre fly ranch in the nevada desert.  The post NUDES plans an undulating ‘solar mountain’ for burning man’s off-grid desert community appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
aptera has announced it has closed its round of funding, accepting over $4 million and garnering over 7,000 vehicle reservations in just over two months The post aptera’s 3-wheeled solar energy vehicle is back on track appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Another Californian EV startup has unveiled an electric concept SUV – but this time, it's built to do between 10-60 miles (16-96 km) per day on pure sunlight. The Humble One will rock more than 80 square feet of solar panels to self-charge even when unplugged.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: Electric Vehicles, Solar Powered, Concept Cars
Mining giant Rio Tinto has announced it's going to install a pilot version of Heliogen's high-temperature "solar refinery" at a Californian boron mine, supplying clean energy as well as heat for industrial processes, with operations expected to start in 2022.Continue ReadingCategory: Energy, ScienceTags: Concentrating Solar Power, Mining, Clean Energy


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