Elon Musk says Tesla’s Solar Roof is going global later this year
Green Energy

Elon Musk says Tesla’s Solar Roof is going global later this year

Tesla’s solar roof will be offered internationally “later this year.” Image: Tesla By Stan Schroeder2020-02-17 14:06:39 UTC Tesla’s Solar Roof has had a rough start. Originally introduced in Oct. 2016, the Solar Roof was re-worked several times, and has only gone into wider distribution this year, partially due to Tesla’s well-documented struggles to produce its…

Our solar system’s most distant visited object is covered in ‘unidentified organic molecules,’ scientists reveal
Nature & Science

Our solar system’s most distant visited object is covered in ‘unidentified organic molecules,’ scientists reveal

(CNN)More than a year after NASA’s New Horizons mission closely flew by a small, distant Kuiper Belt Object, researchers have been able to sift through the data and learn intriguing new details about this fossil from the formation of the solar system. Located four billion miles beyond Pluto, Arrokoth is the most distant object ever…

How Sustainable is a Solar Powered Website?
Green Energy

How Sustainable is a Solar Powered Website?

Illustration: Diego Marmolejo. Introduction In September 2018, Low-tech Magazine launched a new website that aimed to radically reduce the energy use and carbon emissions associated with accessing its content. Internet energy use is growing quickly on account of both increasing bit rates (online content gets “heavier”) and increased time spent online (especially since the arrival…

New solar power source and storage developed
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New solar power source and storage developed

Image copyright Solivus Image caption A solar arc at the University of Surrey where researchers will assess public reaction A new form of combined solar power generation and storage is being developed for the UK.It couples thin, flexible, lighter solar sheets with energy storage to power buildings or charge vehicles off-grid.The company behind it, Solivus,…