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New Strides in Gathering Solar Power at Night!

New Strides in Gathering Solar Power at Night!

An April 2022 publication in the Applied Letters in Physics notes that new research from Stanford University is gaining way to obtain solar energy from nighttime skies. By modifying commercial-grade solar panels, researchers were able to harvest a small amount of electricity at night through a process called radiative cooling. “We tend to think of…

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Hotels Race to Meet Growing Demand for EV Chargers

Hotels Race to Meet Growing Demand for EV Chargers

Electric Vehicles (EVs) are quickly charging their way forward, growing from niche to normal. According to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance report, titled, “Electric Vehicle Outlook 2018,” sales of EVs will increase from 1.1 million worldwide in 2017 to 11 million in 2025, followed by 30 million in 2030. Hotel operators are racing to meet…

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Electrification Viable Solution to Climate Change

Electrification Viable Solution to Climate Change

Extreme temperatures such as unordinary polar vortexes and heat domes have plagued the United States – a classic example of climate change. As the situation worsens around the globe, we are afflicted with more frequent extreme weather caused by greenhouse gas emissions. To help remedy the situation, Congress is considering a new bill that presents…

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The Best Whole House Generators

The Best Whole House Generators

Seasonal storms, downed trees, and computer malfunctions can all cut off your connection to the energy grid, sometimes for days. Investing in a backup energy source for your home can make a big difference when the power goes out. Depending on where you live, losing power could leave you without heat or air conditioning and…

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Most Important Factors Currently Driving the EV Market

Most Important Factors Currently Driving the EV Market

Electric vehicle (EV) awareness and sales have been steadily growing over the past decade. According to the latest forecast published by AutoPacific, a respected future-oriented automotive marketing research and product-consulting firm for vehicles in the U.S. market, fully electric light vehicle sales are currently estimated at their highest yet. With sales of 700,000 units forecasted for…

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Drawing Solar Panel Energy at Night

Drawing Solar Panel Energy at Night

Solar panels work with help from the sun, which provides light converted to power. Photovoltaic cells absorb the sun’s energy, converting it to DC electricity, and a solar inverter converts DC into AC electricity to use throughout the building. Optimism is growing around how solar panels can continue to generate a substantial amount of energy…

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