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An artist's conception of a commercial hydrogen production plant that uses sunlight to split water in order to produce clean hydrogen fuel. (Image courtesy University of Colorado Boulder)

CU-Boulder Team Develops Solar-powered Hydrogen Production Technique

BOULDER, CO  —  A University of Colorado Boulder team has developed a radically new technique that uses the power of sunlight to efficiently split water into its components of hydrogen and oxygen, paving the way for the broad use of hydrogen as a clean, green fuel. The CU-Boulder team
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PlanetSolar reached St. Martin and beat its own record speed for a solar-powered transatlantic crossing!

FORT LOUIS MARINA, MARIGOT — After leaving Las Palmas (Spain) on April 25 at 11:00 pm (local time), the largest solar boat in the world reached Marigot, St. Martin (French West Indies) on May 18, at 6:32 (local time), 22 days later. A new feat for the MS Tûranor PlanetSolar who broke
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First Municipality-owned Solar Powered EV Charging Station in the USA. Copyright Lansing, MI. All rights reserved.

Lansing, MI Hosts First Municipality-owned Solar Powered EV Charging Station in the USA

LANSING, MI — The town of Lansing celebrates the Earth Day with the installation at the riverside City Market of the 5 kW solar carport ‘Energy-Parking’, functioning as EVSE (electric vehicle supply equipment), supplied by the Italian company Giulio Barbieri (en.giuliobarb
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Volkswagen Chattanooga Powers Up Largest Solar Park in Tennessee

CHATTANOOGA, TENN, January 23, 2013 – Volkswagen today “powered up” the largest single solar installation at an automotive manufacturing facility in the United States and the biggest solar installation in the state of Tennessee. At a dedication ceremony here, dignita
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TideSmart Global Installs One of Maine’s First Electric Car Charging Stations

FALMOUTH, ME — TideSmart Global, a collective of creative businesses focused primarily on experiential marketing announced today the completion of a first-of-its-kind solar-powered public electric vehicle charging station located on its Falmouth corporate campus. Starting Monday, Sept
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