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Road to the Future: World's First Solar Roadway Outperforms Expectations
Science & Tech  (tags: roadways, travel, solar power, innovations, roads, renewable energy )

Freya
- 4 days ago - ifyouonlynews.com
Imagine a world where snow never hinders the roadways, your sidewalk never needs shoveling again, your air is cleaner, roads never need paving again, all the roadways are illuminated at night, and your electricity bill helps pay itself.
Tiny Wind- and Solar-Powered 'Ecocapsule' Promises Ultimate Getaway
Science & Tech  (tags: sustainability, off-grid, housing, independence, renewable energy )

Freya
- 61 days ago - homes.yahoo.com
It's as if science fiction and all the biggest tiny-living trends came together and laid an adorably tricked-out egg: behold the Ecocapsule, a self-sustaining, low-energy, portable dwelling that allows users to live off-grid anywhere in the world.
The Grid Reliability Myth
Science & Tech  (tags: power, electricity, grid, renewable energy )

Freya
- 211 days ago - ecowatch.com
On Aug. 1, 2011, a feral heat wave grasped Texas by its drought-parched throat. Temperatures remained over 100 degrees for 40 days--dozens of people died. Air conditioners all over the state struggled valiantly to cool buildings--much of their effort leaked
The Artificial Leaf That Could Power the World
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, breakthroughs, power, renewable energy )

Freya
- 340 days ago - edition.cnn.com
As Daniel Nocera gazed down on one of his experiments in what has come to be known as the "holy grail" of energy research, his response was to shrug: "Oh, that can't be right."
Scientists Use Infrared Emissions as Renewable Energy Source
Science & Tech  (tags: solar energy, thermodynamics, space, science, renewable energy, energy, climate, earth )

Alex
- 511 days ago - dailyfusion.net
Physicists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) envision a device that would harvest energy from Earth's infrared emissions into outer space.
London Is Building a Power Plant That Burns Waste Fat From Sewers
Science & Tech  (tags: Renewable Energy, Technology, NewTechnology )

Shaheen
- 802 days ago - treehugger.com
In 2015, East London will be home to a new type of power plant that uses a unique renewable energy source -- discarded fat. Yes, fat. Everyday, fat, oil and grease (FOG is the acronym being used) build up in the city's sewer system, causing blockages
The History of Renewable Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: Renewable Energy, A Sustainable Future )

Ben
- 1355 days ago - renewableenergyworld.com
We live in a world dominated by oil, a commodity whose true costs are rising every day. Scarcity of cheap oil, spills, lung disease, pollution, wars, and the empowerment of terrorist regimes all combine to make one thing obvious to all: unless you're...
MIT Makes a Giant Step Toward Fusion Power
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, environment, humans, interesting, news, NewTechnology, renewable energy, science )

Dan
- 1698 days ago - physorg.com
The long-sought goal of a practical fusion-power reactor is now closer to reality with new experiments from MITâEUR(TM)s experimental reactor, the highest-performance fusion device in the world. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Solar-Powered Plane Lands Safely After 26-Hour Flight
Science & Tech  (tags: solar power, solar powered aircraft, solar banks, green energy, renewable energy, CO2 emissions, reduced pollution, solar powered aircraft )

Rooibos
- 1847 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
An experimental solar-powered aircraft launched on Wednesday has landed safely in Switzerland after successfully flying through the night.
Solar Plane Cruises to Historic Flight!
Science & Tech  (tags: solar power, solar aircraft, green energy, renewable energy, air travel, clean air, minimizing pollution, innovation )

Rooibos
- 1849 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Confidence soared among the crew of an experimental solar-powered aircraft on Wednesday as it cruised above Switzerland in a historic bid to fly around the clock and prove the value of solar energy.
Renewable Energy: Inexpensive Metal Catalyst Can Effectively Generate Hydrogen From Water
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, environment, Renewable Energy )

Leslie
- 1914 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Hydrogen would command a key role in future renewable energy technologies, experts agree, if a relatively cheap, efficient and carbon-neutral means of producing it can be developed.
Costa Rica to Further Tap Its Geothermal Power Potential
Science & Tech  (tags: Costa Rica, geothermal power, renewable energy, conservation, environment )

Scarlett
- 2375 days ago - treehugger.com
According to the IEA, in 2006 (the last year for which they list this data), Costa Rica generated a whopping 94% of its electricity from renewable resources: 76% from hydro, 14% from geothermal, 3% from wind power, 1% from biomass.
An "Italian Brain" and the Top-Secrets Machine to Get Energy From Tidal Power
Science & Tech  (tags: renewable resources, renewable energy, Italy, Europe, tidal energy, technology, discovery, concept, world, tech )

Gavin
- 2571 days ago - ecoworldly.com
"The machine is different from all the other projects that aim to derive energy out of waves. It can be used in a calm sea as the Mediterranean, even if its efficiency in the ocean could be five times bigger" Grassi said.
Nano
Science & Tech  (tags: Breakthrough, Energy, Energy, Energy Solar, Nanotechnology, Renewable Energy, Solar )

Barry
- 2659 days ago - opednews.com
A team of academics based at the University of Washington have announced an exciting breakthrough in dye-sensitized solar cell technology. Researchers studying solar cell configurations discovered that by using a design based on a popcorn ball (tiny spher
 

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