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Discover the Latest Breakthrough in Solar Technology: Perovskite Solar PV

Speaking of solar, this video from Just Have a Think explains a new innovation. Perovskite is not a material most of us will have come across in normal daily life, but it has the potential to take solar photovoltaics to levels of efficiency that were previously thought to be impossible. The question of course, is […]

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NASA Just Made a Solid State Battery – Gamechanger?

This video is from Two Bit da Vinci. Batteries are one of the hottest areas of research and development around the world. It’s critical fo everything from grid storage, home backup, electric vehicles, and even short haul flight. But as the popularity of all these fields increase, certain questions are raised. The holy grail is […]

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Is a Geothermal Heat Pump Worth It?

We head a geothermal heat pump at the old house and, while we do plan to put one in the new house, it’s not top of our renovation list. Undecided with Matt Ferrell examines whether or not it’s worth it. Is a Geothermal HeatQ Pump Worth It? My Net Zero Home. Avoid expensive utility service […]

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Innovative Solar Power Generator – Portable & Quiet Energy

This video is from Exploring Alternatives. In this video we’re checking out a portable solar power generator prototype that has 3 kW of solar panels integrated into the walls of a covered trailer. Inside there’s a battery bank, a charge controller, and an inverter, as well as some electrical outlets to make charging easy. This […]

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Interesting Solar

Why you haven’t seen these wind turbines around (yet)

This video from DW Planet A explroes a better type of wind turbine. While we’ve grown accustomed to seeing solar panels on rooftops, what about wind turbines? Are they destined to be overshadowed by their bigger counterparts? What challenges are hindering the implementation of small-scale wind turbines and what are possible solutions for more wind […]

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Exploring In-pipe Energy: Harnessing the Power of Hydro

This video is from DW Planet A. Around 4% of global electricity is used for providing tap water. That number is only going to increase and its carbon emissions rival that of aviation. But a surprisingly simple idea can make our water supply more sustainable: In-pipe energy.

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Top 5 Solar Energy Advances Using Perovskites

For years, perovskite solar cells have promised revolutionary improvements compared to traditional silicon solar panels. Perovskite could hold the key to higher efficiency at lower costs and in some cases has shown a 250% performance boost. But scientists have been working on improving this solar energy tech since the 1990s. What do we have to […]

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This Genius Turbine Will Change Energy Forever

This video is from Ziroth explains toroidal propellers, which have shown the ability to increase efficiency and reduce noise on boats and drones, but in this video we will see if these benefits can be transferred to wind turbines and planes.

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