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This solar energy harvesting concept *could* revolutionise solar power on Earth - allegedly 30% more energy efficient than traditional PV panels, it magnifies rays from the sun (and moon) through a glass globe.

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from Inhabitat

Rayton's new super-efficient, affordable solar panels could trump fossil fuels

Striking another blow to the oil and gas industries, an American solar company has developed technology that can produce super-efficient solar power that’s cheaper than fossil fuels. Rayton Solar’s new solar panel manufacturing technology uses 50 to 100 times less silicon than other technologies, cutting out large amounts of the most costly component of solar panels

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from Inhabitat

INFOGRAPHIC: Learn how solar panels work and the benefits of going solar

infographic-learn-how-solar-panels-work-and-why-you-should-install-them-for-your-home | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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from TreeHugger

Amazing glass that tints on demand is now solar powered

Amazing glass that tints on demand is now solar powered | We heard about this glass that tints according to how much light it is exposed to; now it is being run on solar power! [Solar Power: http://futuristicshop.com/category/solar_power/ Future Energy: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-energy/]

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Spray-On Solar Power Will Likely Soon Change The World [Future Energy: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-energy/ Solar Power: http://futuristicshop.com/category/solar_power/]

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from Pure Living for Life

Stupid-Easy Portable Solar Panels for RV, Off Grid, Boondocking & Camping

We've been living off the grid in an RV for 10 months now and finally got started with solar power by investing in portable solar panels! A great solution for us.

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