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ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes
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ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes

Apr 27th 2017, 10:22 PM 14,181 Views 41 Comments

Renewable energy in Ireland is currently predominantly generated from the wind.

A solar tower four times taller than Liberty Hall is being built in the Israeli desert
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# Field Of Mirrors

A solar tower four times taller than Liberty Hall is being built in the Israeli desert

Jun 26th 2016, 3:00 PM 18,659 Views 34 Comments

Construction of the project will cost an estimated €500 million.

Tesla wants your home to be battery powered
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# Off The Grid

Tesla wants your home to be battery powered

May 1st 2015, 2:45 PM 17,703 Views 58 Comments

It could allow homes to be self-sufficient in terms of power.

Ireland is falling behind in the solar power race - can we catch up?
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# Catch Some Rays

Ireland is falling behind in the solar power race - can we catch up?

Apr 6th 2015, 8:15 AM 15,064 Views 53 Comments

Is it time to embrace the technology?

Above the clouds: These eclipse photos from the Irish Air Corps are pretty breathtaking
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# Into The Blue

Above the clouds: These eclipse photos from the Irish Air Corps are pretty breathtaking

Mar 20th 2015, 10:52 PM 46,351 Views 30 Comments

Not your average day in the office.

Here's what we were watching, reading and listening to - the last time there was a solar eclipse
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# Like Its 1999

Here's what we were watching, reading and listening to - the last time there was a solar eclipse

Mar 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 16,775 Views 18 Comments

Come with us on a journey through time and space…

Could the solar eclipse cause blackouts in Ireland?
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Could the solar eclipse cause blackouts in Ireland?

Mar 19th 2015, 6:02 AM 31,543 Views 40 Comments

Solar power has become a much more common way of generating power than after the last eclipse.

A huge comet that's as solid as a pile of talcum powder just buzzed by Mars
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# Powdering Through

A huge comet that's as solid as a pile of talcum powder just buzzed by Mars

Oct 20th 2014, 3:00 PM 8,229 Views 7 Comments

The comet, known as Siding Spring, whizzed past Mars yesterday. Three NASA spacecraft had to take shelter behind the Red Planet as the close encounter took place.

NASA captures stunning footage of rare solar flare
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# Solar Flare Snared

NASA captures stunning footage of rare solar flare

Jul 10th 2014, 10:21 AM 8,620 Views 37 Comments

The remarkable event was filmed by NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory.

New website holds microscope to "industry-driven" wind energy production in Ireland
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# Wind Aware

New website holds microscope to "industry-driven" wind energy production in Ireland

Apr 10th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,657 Views 113 Comments

Wind Area Ireland is a launching a site today that it hopes will become a resource for communities, journalists, and policy-makers.

5 apps worth downloading this week
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5 apps worth downloading this week

Jan 4th 2014, 9:45 AM 43,367 Views 17 Comments

Featuring an 80s style beat-em-up, a minimalist writing app and a versatile photo editing app.

China and EU settle burgeoning trade war
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China and EU settle burgeoning trade war

Jul 28th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,849 Views 8 Comments

The solar panel dispute had threatened a full-blown trade war between two of the world’s largest trading powers.

Watch: the solar tornado that's 'five times wider than Earth'
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# Solar Tornado

Watch: the solar tornado that's 'five times wider than Earth'

Apr 1st 2012, 3:41 PM 5,234 Views 16 Comments

Astronomers recorded the event this week by placing a telescope on board the Solar Discovery Observatory satellite.

Northern Lights might be visible over Ireland tonight
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# Solar Flare

Northern Lights might be visible over Ireland tonight

Mar 8th 2012, 12:16 PM 9,667 Views 10 Comments

There may be lots of activity in the skies tonight, thanks to solar flare activity – here’s your guide on what to look out for.

We are not alone - asteroid discovered in Earth's orbit
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We are not alone - asteroid discovered in Earth's orbit

Jul 29th 2011, 10:27 AM 986 Views 7 Comments

Thankfully, this Trojan asteroid poses no danger to the planet.

Solar panels may be used for smartphones and tablets
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Solar panels may be used for smartphones and tablets

Jul 27th 2011, 7:02 PM 348 Views 8 Comments

Apple and Samsung are planning to use solar panels for consumer electronics like smartphones and computer tablets.