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    The Negative Effects of Artificial Light on Wildlife [Infographics]

    Not only is artificial light damaging to our health, contributing to light pollution and using a huge amount of energy, but it is also dangerous to the survival of many species of wildlife, too. Learn here how you can curb the harmful effects of artificial light on wildlife, and in your own abode as well.

    5 Reasons Laser Technology is Better for the Environment

    While many people don’t associate laser technology with environmental health, lasers actually offer many ecological benefits over their competitors.
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    Electric Vehicle Start-Up Faraday Future Receives $2B in Funding

    Towards the end of last year, Faraday Future was said to have secured some fresh source of funding. The electric car start-up has now confirmed receipt of $2 billion to aid in the construction of its first EV by the end of the year.

    Hyundai Will Use “Second Life” EV Batteries to Store Energy

    Hyundai is partnering with Wärtsilä, a Finnish energy storage firm, to make use of the so-called second life electric car batteries for stationary energy storage.

    Chinese Start-Up NIO Partners With Big Tech Companies to Produce a Smart Electric Car

    NIO is constructing a production factory in Shanghai and has a ready team of more than 5,000 engineers at its research center. The company aims to have its first car, the ES8 Sports Utility Vehicle, mass produced and ready for sale by the end of 2018.

    Talga to Make Conductive Concrete That Will Charge EVs as They Drive

    An Australian graphite business plans to make concrete that will conduct electricity and charge electric vehicles as they drive, among other intriguing tasks.
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    This Artificial Vision Can Calibrate an Entire Solar Field in a Single Night

    Researchers have come up with a vision that enables solar field calibration to be completed in a matter of hours, reducing the time and workforce needed in the current calibration system for CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) plant.

    Jaguar Unleashes the Most Conventional EV There is – I-Pace SUV

    Jaguar has overtaken its European competition and unleashed a brand that fully utilizes two of the rapidly growing segments in the auto industry; electric vehicles and SUVs.

    NHTSA Orders Autopilot Buddy Makers to Stop Selling It to American Drivers

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a cease-and-desist order to the manufacturers of the equipment, saying that it endangers the lives of the drivers and other road users.

    Lightsource BP Finishes Its First Solar Project in India

    Lightsource BP has successfully finished its first utility-scale solar project in Maharashtra, India. The UK Solar Projects and Smart Energy Solutions Company was awarded the contract through a highly competitive (450MW) tender process that ended in September 2016.


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