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Google to run on 100 percent renewables from next year

Google will run entirely on renewable energy next year, it says. The tech giant says it plans to buy enough wind and solar electricity to power all of its operations, including data ...

2 hours ago from Gizmag

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NREL 2016 standard scenarios outlook shows continued growth in renewables and gas in the U.S. power sector

The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released the 2016 Standard Scenarios: A U.S. Electricity Sector Outlook. The outlook shows significant projected growth ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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New VW firm to focus on mobility services like ride sharing

Volkswagen is launching a new company dedicated to car sharing and other "mobility services" in which people may need a ride but don't necessarily want to own the car.

Mon 5 Dec 16 from Phys.org

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Apple reveals plans to make a self-driving car

The company appears not to be trying especially hard to hide its work on an autonomous vehicle

Mon 5 Dec 16 from The Independent

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Honda to showcase NeuV autonomous, electric vehicle at CES 2017

Japanese automaker Honda this past July announced a partnership with telecom SoftBank in which the two would come together to develop a vehicle capable of holding a conversation with its driver ...

4 hours ago from Techspot

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New study of water-saving plants advances efforts to develop drought-resistant crops

As part of an effort to develop drought-resistant food and bioenergy crops, scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have uncovered the genetic and metabolic mechanisms ...

Mon 5 Dec 16 from Phys.org

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Self-driving Leaf makes an unusual factory tow car

Driverless vehicle systems are used in factories the world over, but traditional setups require the installation of special railings or magnetic guides. A fleet of self-driving electric ...

Mon 5 Dec 16 from Gizmag

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Prius Drivers In Japan Can Earn Real-World Rewards

Buying a hybrid/electric car rewards the driver in knowing that by driving such a car, they are doing their part for the environment. There is also the added benefit of saving on gas since ...

19 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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The Untold Story of Napoleon Hill, the Greatest Self-help Scammer of All Time

Napoleon Hill is the most famous conman you’ve probably never heard of. Born into poverty in rural Virginia at the end of the 19th century, Hill went on to write one of the most successful self-help ...

1 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Plug in for renewable energy

A new study shows a huge US market for plug and play solar energy, with billions of dollars in retail sales and energy savings. So what's holding up widespread use?

Mon 5 Dec 16 from Phys.org

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