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MIT Researchers Invent Infrared Solar Cells

MIT Researchers Invent Infrared Solar Cells

40% of all solar energy that hits the earth lays in the infrared spectrum. Imagine if this energy could be harnessed in much the same way that traditional photovoltaics cells convert sunlight (in the visible range) into useful electricity. This is exactly what a small research group at MIT (Mas

Posted byon12.1.2012inEnergy, Sustainable Tech

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Going beyond energy efficiency for green computers

Going beyond energy efficiency for green computers

While computer technology has become ubiquitous for much of the world, relatively little thought is given by the average consumer to the various sustainability aspects of their beloved technology including impacts on their health, as well as the rapidly increasing generation of surprisingly toxi

Posted byon04.26.2012inSustainable Tech

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Teslin: An Environment-Friendly Alternative For Plastic Cards

Teslin: An Environment-Friendly Alternative For Plastic Cards

Plastic cards are widely-used items because of their lightweight, durable quality, making them ideal for IDs, bank cards (ATM, credit, and debit), keycards, as well as point-of-sale activation cards, among others. This convenient access to privileges and services makes the plastic card a staple

Posted byon04.22.2012inSustainable Tech

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The Environmental Impact of Cloud Computing

The Environmental Impact of Cloud Computing

In today’s global economy, the decisions of business owners are made not just based on how they will affect the business, but also on how they will affect the world as a whole. This is seen quite well in how dedicated today’s businesses are to going green. Energy consumption is a real concer

Posted byon04.13.2012inSustainable Tech

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