solar power

Bright Future for Utility-Scale Solar Power: MIT Report

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, May 7, 2015 (ENS) – Solar energy on a grand scale could meet humanity’s future long-term energy needs while cutting carbon emissions, but lower-cost technologies and more effective government policies are needed to achieve this potential, finds a study released Tuesday by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Energy Initiative. […]

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NASA’s Mercury Mission Ends With a Successful Crash

WASHINGTON, DC, May 4, 2015 (ENS) – NASA’s 10-year-long planetary exploration mission to Mercury came to a planned end Thursday when it slammed into Mercury’s surface at about 8,750 miles per hour, creating a new crater on the planet’s surface. […]

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Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Tops 7,000, Aid Delayed

KATHMANDU, Nepal, May 2, 2015 (ENS) – At least 7,040 people have lost their lives and 10,000 others are injured as a result of the magnitude-7.8 earthquake that devastated the Nepal on April 25, the country’s National Emergency Operation Centre said today. […]


Tesla Debuts Rechargeable Solar-Powered Battery

HAWTHORNE, California, May 1, 2015 (ENS) – Tesla Motors, maker of luxury electric cars, is expanding to become the first manufacturer and distributor of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that store solar power for use in homes and businesses. […]