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The world's largest solar farm can fit 60 Taj Mahals

The farm is located in Tamil Nadu, India and is capable of producing 648 megawatts of electricity.

Solar Impulse 2 arrives in California

The solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft arrived in Silicon Valley late Saturday night. It was the ninth leg on its trip around the world.

Apple's Liam, a robot that recycles iPhones

Apple is working on developing a robot that can strip iPhones so their components can be more easily sorted and reused

Inside Ames: Why rain and solar panels don’t get along

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are investigating what causes solar panels to lose efficiency and what can be done to improve their performance.

Flying around the world without a drop of fuel

An airplane powered completely by the sun took off Monday embarking on an around the world flight.

Solar-powered airplane's first global journey has stops in US, India and China

An airplane powered entirely by the sun will start a 5-month journey around the world in late February or early March.

Electric car breaks world record

A group of students from an Australian university broke a 26-year old world speed record with an electric vehicle.