Portland Now Generates Electricity From Turbines Installed In City Water Pipes
Water flowing through the city’s pipes will generate electricity like a dam with none of the environmental consequences.
You Can Fold Up These Nearly Unbreakable Solar Panels And Take Them With You
Instead of one solid sheet, these highly portable panels are made from a pliable network of glitter-sized solar cells.
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Wind Powered Energy Going Far Beyond The Traditional Turbine - Biofriendly Planet | For a Cooler Environment
Image by Charles Cook / Creative Commons With Google recently investing a hundred million dollars into the world’s largest wind farm, alternative energies continue to be a hot topic amongst environmentalists, businesses, corporations, governments and investors alike. Opting for a greener, more environmentally-friendly method of powering our world is something many people are actually beginning […]
Ten great photos of solar power, and hardly a roof in sight — 10:10 Climate Action
Sweeping snow off a solar panel, solar-powered toast, a badass Peruvian installer and other great photos of solar power.
Watly: The computer that provides clean water, energy, internet access | CNN
Touted by its creators as the "world's largest solar-powered computer," it could offer a quantum leap for development across rural Africa.
This massive solar-powered computer can provide water for an entire village
Watly is world’s first, and largest, solar-powered computer that uses thermal technology to provide clean water, electricity, and Internet connectivity to about 750 people. Measuring in at about 131 feet (40 meters) long, this machine can sanitize up to 1,320 gallons (5,000 liters) of water a day, while generating electricity that can be used to charge external devices. Watly is also built with a 3G/4G router that gives people access to the Internet.
Blight: Illuminating Solar Blinds Turn Night to Day
One of fifty top entries in this year's Greener Gadgets Design Competition, Vincent Gerkens' Blight offers a brilliant twist on staid venetian blinds. Rather than serving simply to block the sun's rays, the design re-envisions blinds as sun-soaking solar panels
SolTech Energy integrates solar, beautifully - Core77
Nothing says "afterthought" like a rectangle of solar panels slapped onto the roof of a house with no visual relationship with the rest of the structure. Swedish company SolTech Energy brings solar in a different direction with their roofing tiles, made from ordinary glass in the shape of (gasp) ordinary...
Solar Windows to Be Tested on Federal Building in Kansas City
The field of power-producing windows is just beginning to grow, and this important field test backed by the U.S. Govt. will help speed adoption of the technology.