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Oasis Of Green Education To Appear In The Desert

Communities that are located in harsh climates – such as one of the driest spots in North America – are often criticized for the enormous resources …

Cheap Batteries for Backup Renewable Energy - MIT Technology Review

Investors recently chipped in $15 million to fund battery startup EOS Energy Storage, a company that says its batteries could eventually compete with …

Clean Energy

Is a High Renewables Future Really Possible? (Part 1)

In recent weeks and months, there’s been much to celebrate about renewable energy and the electricity system—wind and solar in particular are …

It's Time to Invest in a 21st-century Power System

America's power system is too vulnerable to meet modern challenges -- a harsh reality underscored by Hurricane Sandy, which left 8.1 million people in the dark for extended periods. Yet, widespread outages should no longer come as a surprise. The American Society of Civil Engineers gave the …

7 ways to ensure you sleep more soundly

Can't get to sleep? Don't try. Instead, make sleep come to you.<p><b>WHAT IT MEANS:</b> Once you're awake, you can't force yourself get back to sleep. All …

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Vertical garden inside O'Hare Airport is a first

44 different types of organic herbs and vegetables are growing in the middle of Chicago's busy international airport.<p>Well folks, the future is here. …

OsmoBlue Discovers a New Way to Turn Waste Heat into Electricity

The heat emitted from waste incinerators, refineries, and data processors could soon become much more useful, thanks to a discovery by the startup …

Demonstration

PediPower Turns Your Morning Run Into Clean Electricity

Jogging a few miles each day can help you lose weight and maintain a high level of energy. Now, a group of students at Rice University have found a …

Power-Generating Glass Windows Almost Ready For Market

The technology needed to turn windows, any type of glass window, into transparent power planets is almost ready for commercial production. New Energy …

Naval Research Laboratory Flies Their Hydrogen-Powered Ion Tiger UAV for Over 48 Hours

A team from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have broken their own record after flying their hydrogen fuel cell powered-Ion Tiger UAV for an …

How We Can Pedal, Crank, Dance, And Walk To Create Electricity

Generating electricity isn’t limited to burning things, making steam, or harnessing the power of wind, wave, and sun—even though these are by far the …

Glowing Plant Project Creates Bioluminescent Plants for Natural Lighting

Why use a light bulb to illuminate your home when you could just fill it with glowing plants? That’s the question asked by Antony Evans, the head of …

Biology

World's First Floating Wind-Current Turbine to be Installed Off Japanese Coast

Offshore wind farms and tidal energy facilities harness the power of the wind and the ocean – but why should we have separate turbines for each task? …

Articles about aluminum clad green energy home england on Dwell.com - Dwell

Green Orchard, the home Paul Archer designed for his parents outside Bristol, England, sows the seeds of an active retirement.<p>How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home in Santa Cruz, California, wound up with hay bales in the walls, a...<p>Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect …

Green Energy

Solar Leases Will Drive Solar Home Growth to $5.7B

A financing mechanism that makes solar energy more affordable is set to propel the growth of the residential market in the United States and increases its values from $1.3 billion in 2012 to $5.7 billion in 2016, according to a report released Monday.<p>The mechanism makes it possible for homeowners …

Estonia Launches Nationwide Electric Vehicle Fast-Charging Network

Scarcely noticed in the wake of the much-discussed spat between Tesla CEO Elon Musk and <i>New York Times</i> reporter John Broder was the opening last week in Estonia of the world’s first nationwide network of fast chargers for electric vehicles (EVs).<p>The network of 165 DC (direct current) quick-charging …

Denmark Now 25 Percent Powered by Offshore Wind, Aims to Double Capacity by 2020

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>Denmark has an impressive track record when it comes to the adoption of renewable energy, and the nation has been working …

Turning Roads Into Giant Solar Energy Collectors

Roads soak up a lot of heat energy from the sun. During the summer it can often be unbearable to walk along the road in sunny areas as the heat …

Storing Renewable Energy: Key To An All-Renewables Future

I hope that readers have no doubts that we need to be headed toward decreased energy use, with more and more of that energy supplied by renewables, …

New Army Tents Dripping With Energy-Saving Technology

Tents have come a long way since the first canvas affairs propped up by sticks and string. In combat situations, Army soldiers are expected to endure …