Age Old Perovskite Mineral Offers Promise of Dirt Cheap Solar Power

August 15, 2013 by  
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Researchers have discovered that a mineral known to science for over a century has great potential for solar power  applications. Perovskite, which is an abundant mineral first discovered in the Ural Mountains of Russia in the mid 19th century, is said to be very efficient at absorbing light and uses less material to capture the same amount of energy when compared to conventional solar absorbers. Read the rest of Age Old Perovskite Mineral Offers Promise of Dirt Cheap Solar Power Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cheap solar energy , clean tech , green tech , new solar absorbers , perovskite , reducing costs of solar energy , renewable energy , silicon vs. perovskite , Solar Power , solar research        

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EMW JuiceBox Provides Quick EV Charging for $99

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Electric cars are flying off the lot and they seem to be getting more popular with drivers everyday. That said, the technology could still stand to improve, particularly in the area of battery charging. And that’s where  Electric Motor Werks’ level 2 EV JuiceBox  comes in. Unlike your electric car’s built-in charger, which can take hours to charge a car, the Juicebox gives your car a real jolt, delivering 15 kilowatts of electricity carried over a strong 62 amps of current. Read the rest of EMW JuiceBox Provides Quick EV Charging for $99 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bosch , Bosch Power Max , electric motor werks , electric vehicle , Electricity , ev charger , green transporation , juice box , level 2 ev        

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MakerBot’s New Digitizer 3d Scanner Set to Hit the Market Next Week

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MakerBot is already a household name in the 3D printing community, and their next invention will make it easier than ever to create 3d printed objects. According to Engadget , the company is planning to launch its new Digitizer next week, which will allow anyone to scan and reproduce objects using a MakerBot Replicator 2. First unveiled at this year’s SXSW , the device is able to turn small objects into 3D design files within a matter of minutes. This will allow DIY enthusiasts to quickly recreate items without the need to dabble in code. Read the rest of MakerBot’s New Digitizer 3d Scanner Set to Hit the Market Next Week Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3D printing , autodesk , computer code , digital files , DIY , makerbot , Makerbot digitizer , makerbot replicator 2 , meshmixer , sxsw        

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