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Solar and wind energy could meet 80% of US electricity demand

Fourth-fifths of the United States’ electricity demand could be met with wind and solar power, according to four researchers from the Carnegie …

Australia's solar energy capacity could almost double in one year

Australia is in the midst of a solar power boom. According to The Guardian, industry analysts said the country’s solar energy capacity could nearly …

These solar panels can pull clean drinking water out of the air — and they've spread to 12 countries around the world

Around the world, approximately 2.1 billion people do not have immediate access to clean drinking water.<p>A startup called Zero Mass Water aims to make clean water easily accessible to more people around the world. In 2015, it launched its first product, Source — a solar panel array that harvests and …

Clean Energy

Food-producing reACT home sustainably and intelligently adapts to your needs

The homes of the future will be smart, responsive, and even save us money. University of Maryland students let us take a peek into what the future …

Finally, We Have a Full-Body View of SpaceX's Sleek Dragon Crew Spacesuit

Just, wow.<p>Elon Musk recently posted an image on Instagram of an ultra-sleek new SpaceX spacesuit positioned next to the equally awe-inspiring Crew …

Wales Is Set to Become the Green Power Capital of Britain

Tidal Lagoon Power secured a 3.24-gigawatt connection to the grid, potentially turning electricity generated from the sea into the U.K.’s biggest …

Meet the International Space Station’s adorable camera drone

Astronauts on board the International Space Station have a new robotic companion to play around with. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has released the first images shot by the "Int-Ball," a spherical camera that floats around alongside the rest of the crew. With its monochrome paint …

Solar Power Has Finally Proven That It's The Energy Source of the Future

<i>Futurism only supports companies that we trust. Understand Solar is one of those companies. We may collect a share of the sales from the items</i> …

The Story Of The Jaguar C-X75 - The Greatest Car Never Produced

As each day goes by, the already ridiculously long list of things which irritate the hell out of me gets longer, and longer. But one thing that will …

HugeDomains.com - Feedblix.com is for sale (Feedblix)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Web Traffic

Zero-carbon home generates income by making more energy than it needs

1/23<p>Lloyd Close by Koru Architects<p>The home of the future could slash your utility bills and generate enough money to help pay the mortgage. UK firm …

Solar Thermal

Red harvest: robot farmers find sweet spot for strawberries

<b>Intelligent robot strawberry farmers, capable of travelling up and down fields monitoring crops, are being developed in the UK.</b><p>Dogtooth Technologies, …

Net-zero solar powered tiny house could help ease city's affordable housing crisis (Video)

The lack of affordable housing is a dire problem in many major metropolitan areas. It is a complex issue, brought about by increased demand, falling …

Solar-Powered Robot Farmers Are Almost Ready to Start Working the Land

The $1 million Ladybird bot can locate insect invaders, pluck overgrowth, and one day, harvest crops.<p>Image: University of Sydney<p>So it looks like we're going to live to see the rise of the autonomous robot farmer after all. Or at least, the robot farmhand. There are plenty of promising agricultural …

Building the 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000R | Suzuki Factory Visit

Motorcycles

Review: The Automotive Design Episode of Netflix's New Design Series

"Abstract: The Art of Design" gets a tour of the industry from Fiat Chrysler's Ralph Gilles<p>I'm absolutely thrilled that Ralph Gilles was chosen as …

Indians Cheer As ISRO Sets New World Record By Launching 104 Satellites On One Rocket

We knew Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was going to try and break the record of the maximum number of satellites launched on one rocket, …

Space Exploration

Aston Martin AM-RB 001 To Feature Cosworth Engine

Aston Martin has revealed that is is working with some technical partners on its new Aston Martin AM-RB 001.<p>The Aston Martin AM-RB 001 will be …

Brilliant tiny house features $500 DIY elevator bed built with free plans (Video)

The ethos of doing-it-yourself in a resourceful, space-saving way is at the root of the tiny house movement. That said, one of the most amazing …

New net-zero Solar Farmhouse from Deltec generates all its own energy

In these uncertain times of erratic weather and changing climate patterns, net-zero energy (or NZE) is quickly becoming the gold standard in green …

Living Rooms

Samurai concept aimed at making Japan (aesthetically) great again

Traditional Japanese design is based on seven Zen aesthetic principles. Simplicity and removal of clutter. Dynamic, balanced asymmetry. Naturalness …

Japan

A Drone You Can Drive!

The Vultran Tyger 1 is a hybrid powered piloted drone that takes inspiration from advanced fighter jets, rotorcraft and modern drone technologies. As …

Green Energy UK offers first electricity tariff based on time of day

Customers will be charged 4.9p per unit of electricity from 11pm to 6am but up to five times as much during peak demand times<p>Householders who charge their gadgets, wash their clothes and run their dishwashers overnight will pay less for their energy under a new dual-fuel tariff.<p>Green Energy UK said …

Green Energy

Israel to test electric roads that wirelessly charge vehicles as they drive

Forget the charging port—the roads of the near future could power your electric car while you drive, eliminating the need to ever stop to recharge or …

DJI has a very bright idea for its flashy new drone monitor

DJI says that the CrystalSky monitor shines with a brightness of up to 2,000 cd/m2, keeping images crystal clear even in direct sunlight. That …

Clean Tech - A Thumbs Up For 2016; Will The Private Players' Woes Be Addressed In 2017

The country witnessed quite a remarkable success in ushering the clean energy drive. Though we have a long way to go to achieve the ambitious targets …

NASA Awards Fresh Contracts To Boeing, SpaceX To Ferry Astronauts To And From International Space Station

NASA on Wednesday awarded four more contracts each to SpaceX and Boeing for crewed flights to the International Space Station (ISS). The contracts, …

Solar Cabin: modular refugee housing with an energy-generating solar field

1/6<p>Solar Cabin Refugee Housing Home Away From Home<p>As scores of refugees seek safety in the Netherlands, the government is scrambling to provide …

Renewable Energy

Project Sunroof - Solar Calculator

Search for your home. Discover your solar savings potential.<p>See what’s possible with solar in your community.<p>How Project Sunroof Works<p>Your own …