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DIY Weather Station With Bluetooth

Introduction: DIY Weather Station With Bluetooth<p>Hello everybody.<p>Recently I attended a course in our University of Electrical Engineering and we were …

Three ways to make your home eco-friendly WITHOUT solar panels

The UK's solar panel boom may be over, but this architect says you can still save money and have a "green" home<p>Solar panels may have lost their Government funding, but this doesn't spell the end of "green" living.<p>Robert Wilson, an architect from Clapham, shows <i>Telegraph Money</i> how he's transformed …

Solar Panels

A new kind of glass could create next-gen OLEDs and solar cells

1/2<p>A new kind of glass could create nex-gen OLEDs and solar cells<p>For a long time, one of the key defining factors of glasses has been their molecular …

How Edison uses water to store excess power

BIG CREEK, Calif. — Nestled high in the Sierra mountains among the pine and fir trees, a little-known man-made wonder may help resolve a pressing energy concern: how to store wind and sun power that the grid increasingly can't handle.<p>For nearly three decades, water has flowed down from the …

The evolution of American energy consumption since 1776

US consumers and businesses burn through a huge amount of energy resources.<p>And over the last 239 years there have some changes in the types of energies consumed: wood is no longer in vogue, while clean energies like solar and nuclear are making waves.<p>However, three fossil fuels — petroleum, natural …

Fossil Fuels

The 9 most popular computer languages, according to the Facebook for programmers

It has even been called the "Facebook for programmers," with lots of Silicon Valley firms requiring job applicants to include their GitHub profile right alongside their résumé.<p>That means GitHub is a great place to gauge which of the world's many thousands of programming languages are the most …

Programming Languages

New paper shows that renewables can supply 100% of all energy (not just electricity)

Posted on 20 August 2015 by michael sweet<p>A new paper: 100% clean and renewable wind, water, and sunlight (WWS) all-sector energy roadmaps for the 50 …

New record energy efficiency for artificial photosynthesis

As the world moves towards developing new avenues of renewable energy, the efficiencies of producing fuels such as hydrogen must increase to the …

Pumpkin Ridge Passive House consumes 90% less heating energy than a conventional house

1/19<p>Pumpkin House passivhaus Northwest<p>This "super-efficient demonstration home" consumes 90% less heating energy than a conventional house, while …

Can I get into development without a computer science degree?

In this Ask A Dev, Web dev Logan Thompson reassures all non-computer science majors that with a little hard work and self-discipline, they too can …

How to make a $9 supercomputer

The year was 1999, the tech world was in the grip of the 'Y2K bug' and two computer chip makers were going at it, hammer and tongs, in the race to be …

Raspberry Pi

Revolutionary new solar windows could generate 50 times more power than conventional photovoltaics

We’ve seen several transparent solar cell concepts on Inhabitat, but perhaps none with such ambitious claims as those made by SolarWindow …

World must add 53GW solar PV a year to address climate change

A new report has suggested the world will need to install solar PV at an average rate of 53GW a year from 2013-2020 as it transforms its energy mix …

Renewable Energy

Google lights up Project Sunroof for testing solar energy savings

Project Sunroof builds upon the aerial images in Google Earth to hone in and estimate a given home's solar energy savings potential.<p>Solar panels …

Solar Power

Made for each other: Net Zero and Passive House

Net Zero Energy building is hot in North America these days; that’s where people put enough grid-connected solar panels on their roof so that over …

An 'artificial leaf' could one day power the world with clean energy

The race is on to find a new way to power the world free from polluting fossil fuels, and a group of Australian scientists think they've found an …

A Lot Of Heat Is Wasted, So Why Not Convert It Into Power?

What if there were a way to take the waste heat that spews from car tailpipes or power plant chimneys and turn it into electricity? Matt Scullin thinks there is, and he's formed a company to turn that idea into a reality.<p>The key to Scullin's plans is something called thermoelectrics. "A …

Computer Science