Posts Tagged 'green energy'

Solar Cell Basics [video]

Watch a short video from PBS that explains a little of the basics of photovoltaic cells and silicon. The full 53 minute documentary can also be watched on the page.

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Glow-In-The-Dark Paths Could Be The Future Of Street Lighting

starpathThe Telegraph reported –

Cambridge City Council has covered an historic city pathway with ultraviolet particles which turn blue when the sun sets, in what could be the future of street lighting. The technology, called ‘Starpath’, absorbs light during the day before emitting the artificial glow in the evening. It is thought technology could one day replace streetlamps as a cheaper and more energy efficient form of lighting.

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Energy Breakthrough? Biofuel From Algae

University of Michigan reports –

ANN ARBOR—It looks like Mother Nature was wasting her time with a multimillion-year process to produce crude oil. Michigan Engineering researchers can “pressure-cook” algae for as little as a minute and transform an unprecedented 65 percent of the green slime into biocrude.

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