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Toolsforgreenliving is an informational website/blog delivering the latest in solar energy research and breakthrough developments. The blog also delivers news, and important analytic content.
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Engineered Building Walls Could Generate Energy From Sunlight Using Graphene

Engineered Building Walls Could Generate Energy From Sunlight Using Graphene | ToolsForGreenliving | Scoop.it
The revolutionary compound graphene is able to convert a single photon of light it absorbs into multiple electrons that could drive electric current.
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Cooking-Up Solar Cell Materials Using a Microwave Oven: Literally!

Cooking-Up Solar Cell Materials Using a Microwave Oven: Literally! | ToolsForGreenliving | Scoop.it
Most people use the microwave oven to heat food 'on-the-go' at home or in the office.
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New Generation of Solar Panel Installations May Cost Less than House Paint

New Generation of Solar Panel Installations May Cost Less than House Paint | ToolsForGreenliving | Scoop.it
Illustration source: Nature
In a vicious, and competitive market, solar energy production can only stand the tide by reducing its costly production, and installation margin.
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Integrated Artificial Photosynthesis Nanosystem: Uses Solar for Water-Splitting -- dubbed 'Artificial Forest'

Integrated Artificial Photosynthesis Nanosystem: Uses Solar for Water-Splitting -- dubbed 'Artificial Forest' | ToolsForGreenliving | Scoop.it
Intergrated nanoscale artificial
photosynthesis system -- photo: phy.org
Researchers working with the U.S.
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Building Energy Storage Systems For Smarter Power Grids To Accomodate Intermittent Renewable Energy Sources - Case Study

Building Energy Storage Systems For Smarter Power Grids To Accomodate Intermittent Renewable Energy Sources - Case Study | ToolsForGreenliving | Scoop.it
The term 'smart grid' refers to an electrical power grid that is in-fact 'intelligent'. This means it can gather information at specific intervals and make informed decisions after an analysis of this information.
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Concentrated Solar Power's Contribution to the Grid: U.S. Case Study

Concentrated Solar Power's Contribution to the Grid: U.S. Case Study | ToolsForGreenliving | Scoop.it
The electric power grid in the United States is a gigantic interconnected system of cables used to carry and distribute electricity from the power plant to the required area.
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Milestone Achievement in Solar-Powered Hydrogen Generation

Milestone Achievement in Solar-Powered Hydrogen Generation | ToolsForGreenliving | Scoop.it
Schematic of a photoelectrolysis unit 
-- Source: sciencedirect.
Solar energy's main setback is intermittence, either due to temporary cloud cover or nighttime.
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