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What happens to solar panels in a hurricane?

"Hurricanes are nature’s wildest storms, with winds whipping around at up to 157 miles-per-hour or more. All that wind can blow trees down, destroy mobile homes, and whip debris around, causing major problems.But how...

How solar energy saved a Puerto Rican farm from Hurricane Maria

REUTERS - "BARRANQUITAS, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - While his competitors wait for diesel to restart generators knocked out by Hurricane Maria, flower grower Hector Santiago is already back in business because of solar panels...
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GENERAL MOTORS IS GOING ALL ELECTRIC

WIRED - "AFTER MORE THAN a century peddling vehicles that pollute the atmosphere, General Motors is ending its relationship with gasoline and diesel. This morning, the American automotive giant announced that it is working toward an all-electric, zero-emissions...

A New Electric Car Battery Lasts for 200 Miles and Charges in Just 6...

DURABILITY REDEFINEDFUTURISM - Major car manufacturers are now investing in electric vehicles, and one of their primary areas of focus has been the development of fast-charging batteries to service these cars. At present, lithium ion batteries...

A Record-Breaking 29% of the U.K.’s Electricity Is Now Generated by Renewables

COMBINED EFFORTS Renewable energy is lighting up the United Kingdom. This year alone, it’s set all sort of records, using all types of measurements. Back in May, the U.K. National Grid said that solar energy met...
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