iCandy: It’s Electric

A robotic newspaper-storage locker, an electronic fork, and shoes that track your dance moves

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iCandy: It’s Electric
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Powering this government office building in Huzhou, China, with green energy was not a token gesture. Nearly 1650 photovoltaic panels, covering an area of more than 5000 square meters, have been installed on its roof. The solar panels generate an estimated 320 000 kilowatt-hours of energy each year.

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