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New technology moves "solar windows" closer to reality

Chinese scientists said they have come up with a more efficient luminescent solar concentrator (LSC), which can be applied on "solar windows" to turn sunlight into electricity.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/28 9:44:13

China's State Grid woos social capital in UHV programs

State Grid Corporation of China, the largest electricity utility company in the world, said it would actively solicit social capital in ultra-high-voltage (UHV) power transmission projects, China Daily reported Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/27 14:58:01

Stanford AI-powered research locates nearly all solar panels across US

Scientists from US Stanford University can easily locate almost every solar panel installed across the United States by resorting to a deep-learning-powered tool that sorts more than 1 billion satellite images, a new study shows.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/21 10:56:31

7.0-magnitude quake hits South Sandwich Islands: CENC

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the South Sandwich Islands on the Atlantic at 10:26 a.m. Tuesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/11 11:29:34

Arctic sea ice grows faster in winter, but not enough to reverse melting trend

Findings of a study by the United States space agency NASA might be a silver lining: wintertime increases of Arctic sea ice may have partially slowed down the sea ice cover decline.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/7 8:21:57

Chinese scientists develop nanogenerator to power wearable electronics

Chinese scientists have developed a new nanogenerator that can harvest energy from human motions to continuously power wearable electronic devices, according to the China Science Daily on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 16:51:53

Burning fossil fuels contributes most to global oxygen drop: study

Burning fossil fuels is the largest contributor to the declining level of oxygen in the atmosphere, according to the latest research by Chinese scientists.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/24 18:28:32

Chinese renewable energy giant backs Australia's first wind technology test lab

China's largest wind energy company Goldwind have partnered the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia to establish the country's first ever laboratory to test renewable wind technology.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 18:40:47

Solar-powered aircraft beats world flight endurance record by flying for 25 days without fuels

Airbus announced the successful landing of its solar-powered aircraft Zephyr S after it flew for over 25 days, setting a new world record of flight endurance without refuelling.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/14 11:57:26