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Could Hyperloop be the future of transportation? News 10NBC…

News 10NBC A lot of people are asking: “is Hyperloop just a pipe dream?” But there’s already been talk of one going under Lake Ontario.… More

News 10NBC A lot of people are asking: “is Hyperloop just a pipe dream?” But there’s already been talk of one going under Lake Ontario.… More

Solar panel capacity to overtake nuclear energy next year…

The Independent Solar panel capacity is set to overtake nuclear worldwide for the first time within the next few months, according to expert predictions.… More

The Independent Solar panel capacity is set to overtake nuclear worldwide for the first time within the next few months, according to expert predictions.… More

GE and Tesla to Outfit 50 Home Depot Stores With Solar Panels

General Electric Co.’s Current unit and Tesla Inc. will install solar systems on 50 Home Depot Inc. stores and sell the power output to the retailer.
The solar rooftops will generate enough electricity to reduce each store’s demand from local utility grids by about one third, Atlanta-based Home Depot said in a statement Thursday. It’s part of a company plan to get 135 megawatts of clea More

General Electric Co.’s Current unit and Tesla Inc. will install solar systems on 50 Home Depot Inc. stores and sell the power output to the retailer.
The solar rooftops will generate enough electricity to reduce each store’s demand from local utility grids by about one third, Atlanta-based Home Depot said in a statement Thursday. It’s part of a company plan to get 135 megawatts of clea More

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GM Quietly Deepens Silicon Valley Ties By Learning To Play…

Forbes That’s when it bought San Francisco-based autonomous vehicle startup Cruise Automation in a deal worth at least $581 million.… More

Forbes That’s when it bought San Francisco-based autonomous vehicle startup Cruise Automation in a deal worth at least $581 million.… More

Shell Sees Oil Demand Peaking by Late 2020s as Electric Car Sales Grow – The New York Times

LONDON — The world’s oil consumption could peak as early as the end of the next decade as electric vehicles become more popular, Royal Dutch Shell Chief Executive Ben van Beurden said on Thursday.

The prospect of a decline in oil consumption after more than a century of growth as the world switches to burning cleaner fuels is gathering pace. On Wednesday Brit More

LONDON — The world’s oil consumption could peak as early as the end of the next decade as electric vehicles become more popular, Royal Dutch Shell Chief Executive Ben van Beurden said on Thursday.

The prospect of a decline in oil consumption after more than a century of growth as the world switches to burning cleaner fuels is gathering pace. On Wednesday Brit More

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China Plans to Use Artificial Intelligence to Gain Global Economic Dominance by 2030 – MIT Technology Review

Artificial intelligence may have been invented in the West, but China seems determined to own its future. Its rising AI community just got a tremendous shot in the arm, in the form of a massive new government investment plan.

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Artificial intelligence may have been invented in the West, but China seems determined to own its future. Its rising AI community just got a tremendous shot in the arm, in the form of a massive new government investment plan.

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China Is Adding Solar Power at a Record Pace Bloomberg -…

Bloomberg China, the world’s biggest investor in clean energy, is on pace to install record amounts of new solar this year after adding 24 gigawatts of capacity in the first half amid a push by policy makers to locate electricity production near the point where …… More

Bloomberg China, the world’s biggest investor in clean energy, is on pace to install record amounts of new solar this year after adding 24 gigawatts of capacity in the first half amid a push by policy makers to locate electricity production near the point where …… More

Ultimate Guide To The Benefits Of Biking | Biking Expert

Ultimate Guide To The Benefits Of Biking
The major part of the worldwide cities is noisy, polluted and uninhabitable. The main cause? Vehicle traffic. Traffic that literally paralyzes the vast majority of the urban centers, increases harmful emissions of greenhouse gasses and produce noise pollution, not to mention the significant economic disbursements and increasing stress level it causes. More

Ultimate Guide To The Benefits Of Biking
The major part of the worldwide cities is noisy, polluted and uninhabitable. The main cause? Vehicle traffic. Traffic that literally paralyzes the vast majority of the urban centers, increases harmful emissions of greenhouse gasses and produce noise pollution, not to mention the significant economic disbursements and increasing stress level it causes. More

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Solar Energy is Getting Cheaper and Cheaper  Wall Street…

Wall Street Pit In fact, GTM has predicted that by 2022, average global solar project costs will be down by around 27%, which is equivalent to an annual decline of approximately 4.4%.… More

Wall Street Pit In fact, GTM has predicted that by 2022, average global solar project costs will be down by around 27%, which is equivalent to an annual decline of approximately 4.4%.… More

California is generating so much solar energy, it’s paying other states to take it | MNN – Mother Nature Network

The Golden State may want to consider changing its nickname to the Solar State.

According to a recent expose in the Los Angeles Times , California’s solar boom is growing so fast and with such intensity that utility regulators are frequently paying neighboring states to absorb surplus production. The forces behind this baffling problem are largely due to the falling cost of sol More

The Golden State may want to consider changing its nickname to the Solar State.

According to a recent expose in the Los Angeles Times , California’s solar boom is growing so fast and with such intensity that utility regulators are frequently paying neighboring states to absorb surplus production. The forces behind this baffling problem are largely due to the falling cost of sol More

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The US hit a wind and solar power milestone in March Salon…

Salon Ten percent of all of the electricity generated in the U.S. in March came from wind and solar power, marking the first such milestone in U.S.… More

Salon Ten percent of all of the electricity generated in the U.S. in March came from wind and solar power, marking the first such milestone in U.S.… More

China just built the world’s biggest floating solar…

Mashable China has installed a massive field of solar panels on a particularly poignant site: a lake formed by the collapse of abandoned coal mines.… More

Mashable China has installed a massive field of solar panels on a particularly poignant site: a lake formed by the collapse of abandoned coal mines.… More

Solar Power Has Finally Proven That It’s The Energy Source…

Futurism Innovative companies like Tesla are helping individuals see the value and viability of solar power, but unfortunately, there are several myths that stand in the …… More

Futurism Innovative companies like Tesla are helping individuals see the value and viability of solar power, but unfortunately, there are several myths that stand in the …… More

Takeoff and cruise: Toyota making ‘flying car,’ luxury boat

Philly.com This handout computer generated image released by Cartivator Resource Management shows the flying car, dubbed ‘SkyDrive’. by YURI KAGEYAMA, The Associated Press.… More

Philly.com This handout computer generated image released by Cartivator Resource Management shows the flying car, dubbed ‘SkyDrive’. by YURI KAGEYAMA, The Associated Press.… More

Will AI Take Over? Artificial Intelligence Will Best Humans…

Newsweek If any of us are still alive in the year 2100, we’ll likely look back on artificial intelligence as the definitive development of the 21st century.… More

Newsweek If any of us are still alive in the year 2100, we’ll likely look back on artificial intelligence as the definitive development of the 21st century.… More

Will AI Take Over? Artificial Intelligence Will Best Humans…

Newsweek If any of us are still alive in the year 2100, we’ll likely look back on artificial intelligence as the definitive development of the 21st century.… More

Newsweek If any of us are still alive in the year 2100, we’ll likely look back on artificial intelligence as the definitive development of the 21st century.… More

India Launches Massive Push for Clean Power, Lighting, and Cars

VIENNA, AUSTRIAIndia is in the midst of the “largest energy transformation project in the world” organizers of the Vienna Energy Forum declared, while introducing the keynote speaker, India’s Energy Minister Piyush Goyal on May 11.
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VIENNA, AUSTRIAIndia is in the midst of the “largest energy transformation project in the world” organizers of the Vienna Energy Forum declared, while introducing the keynote speaker, India’s Energy Minister Piyush Goyal on May 11.
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In Brooklyn, you can now sell solar power to your neighbors…

Grist In Brooklyn, you can buy honey collected from an urban bee hive. You can buy lettuce grown atop an old bowling alley. And now, you can purchase free range, gluten-free, fresh, organic solar power right off your neighbor’s roof. Brooklyn startup LO3 …… More

Grist In Brooklyn, you can buy honey collected from an urban bee hive. You can buy lettuce grown atop an old bowling alley. And now, you can purchase free range, gluten-free, fresh, organic solar power right off your neighbor’s roof. Brooklyn startup LO3 …… More

The rise of the Android-powered car – The Verge

Google’s thesis to the automotive industry came packaged in a red glinting Maserati Ghibli.

The luxury sedan, parked outside last year’s Google I/O developer conference, might have looked like just another sports car — a ubiquitous sight in Silicon Valley. But what was inside captured the interest of automakers. And now, some automakers are buying into what they found, despite long-h More

Google’s thesis to the automotive industry came packaged in a red glinting Maserati Ghibli.

The luxury sedan, parked outside last year’s Google I/O developer conference, might have looked like just another sports car — a ubiquitous sight in Silicon Valley. But what was inside captured the interest of automakers. And now, some automakers are buying into what they found, despite long-h More

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Robins solar project will cover hundreds of acres The…

The Telegraph The Georgia Public Service Commission on Tuesday approved a massive solar project north of Robins Air Force Base that will cover hundreds of acres.… More

The Telegraph The Georgia Public Service Commission on Tuesday approved a massive solar project north of Robins Air Force Base that will cover hundreds of acres.… More

Google-blessed Android infotainment system comes to the car | Ars Technica

Google has (finally) formally announced its “Android Automotive ” in-car infotainment system. The company has signed a deal with Audi and Volvo to bring a car-focused version of Android to market, with Google building and licensing the OS for car makers just as it does for phone OEMs. Both Audi and Volvo will build Google’s version of car Android into “their next ge More

Google has (finally) formally announced its “Android Automotive ” in-car infotainment system. The company has signed a deal with Audi and Volvo to bring a car-focused version of Android to market, with Google building and licensing the OS for car makers just as it does for phone OEMs. Both Audi and Volvo will build Google’s version of car Android into “their next ge More

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Elon Musk’s solar tiles have an infinite warranty, low cost

WHETHER he’s reinventing the rocket, revolutionising electric cars, or trying to solve traffic congestion, Elon Musk is relentlessly driving innovation.

Overnight the billionaire entrepreneur and Tesla CEO released the latest details about Solar Roof, the company’s solar energy capturing roof tiles — and it was met with some genuine excitement.

The tiles are cheaper than expect More

WHETHER he’s reinventing the rocket, revolutionising electric cars, or trying to solve traffic congestion, Elon Musk is relentlessly driving innovation.

Overnight the billionaire entrepreneur and Tesla CEO released the latest details about Solar Roof, the company’s solar energy capturing roof tiles — and it was met with some genuine excitement.

The tiles are cheaper than expect More

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Tesla taking reservations for solar roofs

PALO ALTO – After a Hollywood reveal, Tesla is ready to bring its solar roofs to Main Street — or perhaps just to some exclusive suburban enclaves.

The Silicon Valley electric car and clean energy company began taking $1,000 reservations Wednesday for its power-generating solar roofs. The company says the tiles will be priced competitively to traditional roofs, when factoring in energy More

PALO ALTO – After a Hollywood reveal, Tesla is ready to bring its solar roofs to Main Street — or perhaps just to some exclusive suburban enclaves.

The Silicon Valley electric car and clean energy company began taking $1,000 reservations Wednesday for its power-generating solar roofs. The company says the tiles will be priced competitively to traditional roofs, when factoring in energy More

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Simple math is why Elon Musk’s companies keep doing what…

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Quartz Physicist Richard Feynman returned over and over to an idea that drove his groundbreaking discoveries. His approach was documented by his Caltech …… More

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Citigroup analyst lists Tesla, Netflix and Disney among potential high-profile takeover targets for Apple’s $250 billion cash reserve – Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Most Referenced Elon Musk: The future we’re building — and…

Elon Musk discusses his new project digging tunnels under LA, the latest from Tesla and SpaceX and his motivation for building a future on Mars in conversation with TED’s Head Curator, Chris Anderson.

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Elon Musk discusses his new project digging tunnels under LA, the latest from Tesla and SpaceX and his motivation for building a future on Mars in conversation with TED’s Head Curator, Chris Anderson.

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SpaceX to start sending internet satellites into space in 2019

SpaceX will begin to launch internet satellites into orbit in 2019.
It is part of its plan to put 4,425 satellites into space.
SpaceX will launch a prototype satellite before the end of this year.
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SpaceX will begin to launch internet satellites into orbit in 2019.
It is part of its plan to put 4,425 satellites into space.
SpaceX will launch a prototype satellite before the end of this year.
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Major automakers want California to revise Volkswagen charging station strategy

Significant automakers and other groups are opposing the way Volkswagen wants to spend $2 billion on electric automobile facilities and jobs, as part of the German automaker’s atonement for diesel emissions scandal
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Significant automakers and other groups are opposing the way Volkswagen wants to spend $2 billion on electric automobile facilities and jobs, as part of the German automaker’s atonement for diesel emissions scandal
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Apple’s Wireless Charging Could Use Your Wi-Fi Router in a New Way

The rumor that Apple is getting into the wireless charging business for iPhones has taken an interesting twist. A patent filing dated October 2015 shows that Cupertino is looking into sending precious electricity to our iOS devices using Wi-Fi routers—or some kind of wireless transmitter.

It looks like a promising way to wirelessly charge your iPhone. It could also curb the number More

The rumor that Apple is getting into the wireless charging business for iPhones has taken an interesting twist. A patent filing dated October 2015 shows that Cupertino is looking into sending precious electricity to our iOS devices using Wi-Fi routers—or some kind of wireless transmitter.

It looks like a promising way to wirelessly charge your iPhone. It could also curb the number More

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Chinese Scientists Plan Submarine Vacuum Rail Twice As Fast As Hyperloop – China Money Network

Several Chinese scientists have proposed a submarine vacuum rail project that runs at a theoretical speed of 2,000 kilometers per hour, twice as fast as the Hyperloop concept initiated by Elon Musk.

The plan is largely on paper at the moment, and has not been formally accepted by government agencies as an official scientific project. The underwater railway is a vacuum tunnel floating in wa More

Several Chinese scientists have proposed a submarine vacuum rail project that runs at a theoretical speed of 2,000 kilometers per hour, twice as fast as the Hyperloop concept initiated by Elon Musk.

The plan is largely on paper at the moment, and has not been formally accepted by government agencies as an official scientific project. The underwater railway is a vacuum tunnel floating in wa More

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