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  • The Solar Roof That Will Cost The Same As Shingle Roofs

    The way Elon Musk tells it, today’s solar panels have the same problem electric cars once didβ€”they look funny and don’t work that well. He doesn’t think solar-paneled roofs will truly take off until they’re as attractive and as inexpensive as other kinds of roofs. He made his pointβ€”with lifesize visual aidsβ€”in October 2016 on […] More

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    Solar Drinking Water

    You can use solar power to pump water, you can use solar power to heat water, and you can use use solar power to purify water, but what if you could use solar power to make water. A few dreamers are working toward this reality. In June 2016, Artist Ap Verheggen unveiled WaterCube. Watch the […] More

  • Sustainability 101: How To Build A Solar Oven

    You know those hot summer days when you can see heat waves rising from the sidewalk, and people say things like “that sun’s hot enough to fry an egg”? Well, there’s more wisdom to that statement than you might think. More