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These Spanish Streetlights Are Powered Entirely By Renewable Energy

Eolgreen is marketing the devices as having zero energy costs, making installation and maintenance the only expenses associated with the lights.<p>The …

The Streetlights Of The Future May Help Cities Fight Traffic

GE is currently developing technology for connected streetlights that could eventually be used to do things like detect if a bus stop is especially …

The Appian Way review – an evocative history of Europe's first great road

The via Appia was hailed as the "<i>regina viarum</i>", the queen of roads, by the Roman poet Statius in the first century. For the classicist Robert Kaster, there is no road in Europe that has been so heavily travelled by people with so many different aims, from conquest to pilgrimage. As he rightly …

Is the Road to Solar a Solar Road?

<b>By Don Willlmott</b><p><i>Don Willmott is a New York-based journalist who writes about technology, travel, and the environment for a wide variety of publications and websites.</i><p>If solar power is ever to truly hit the mainstream, we're going to need a lot more solar panels in a lot more places. Roofs alone …

This Remote-Controllable, Rearrangeable House Uses Almost No Energy

Inspired in part by mid-century designs like the flying saucer-shaped Futuro house and a “home of the future” designed for the 1956 Ideal Home Show, …

The Underwhelming Solar Prius - MIT Technology Review

The solar roof that Toyota is offering as an option on its next-generation Prius hybrid sedan may be even less useful than expected, according to a …

Renault Twizy Cargo Is Especially Designed to Carry Goods Around The City

<b>Twizy Cargo</b> is the new addition in Renault Twizy family. It’s a new version designed specially to carry goods, you can tell from its large boot and …

The Case for Vertical Farming in Small-Town Wyoming

With harsh winters and a remote location, Jackson, Wyoming, has been unusually dependent on food trucked in from far away. Here's how one company hopes to change that.<p>Known for its skiing and beautiful scenery, Jackson, Wyoming, experiences harsh winters in which temperatures remain below …