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Join Germany’s green revolution

Posted on 27 Apr 2013 in Environment, Journalism, Technology

Solar power is a big part of Germany’s energy transition or “Energiewende”, which has seen the country’s renewable energy industry go from strength to strength. Back in 2000, the country generated barely 6 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources, mostly hydropower. By 2012, that figure had soared to 22 per cent. But now the energy transition is facing a transition of its own. Image: hddod

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Progressive Automotive X Prize: the winners

Posted on 22 Sep 2010 in Journalism, Technology

Almost three-and-a-half years after the X Prize Foundation launched a competition for affordable super-efficient cars, the winners have...

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Future on display: Long-lasting images save on power

Posted on 3 Aug 2010 in Journalism, Technology

Eschewing the fashion for screens that can refresh hundreds of times a second, meet the new displays that changes only every few...

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2009 review: In green tech we must trust

Posted on 26 Dec 2009 in Journalism

More brainpower than ever before has been expended on technologies to cut the damage we do to the environment. Read more…...

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Trees could be the ultimate in green power

Posted on 10 Sep 2009 in Journalism

Startup companies and academics are developing ways to plug into trees as a source of electricity. Read more…...

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