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Underwater Ocean Turbines: A New Spin on Clean Energy? By Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer/August 05, 2014/ DO YOU WANT THIS?
Science & Tech  (tags: business, climate, concept, design, energy, environment, habitat, NewTechnology, performance, research, safety, science, scientists, study, tech, world )

Ruth
- 22 days ago - livescience.com
?'Janca plans to build a production-scale turbine with a 100-foot (30 meters) wingspan (and ultimately, much larger ones). Janca estimates that one of these turbines could generate 13.5 megawatts of electricity -- enough to power 13,500 high-use..houses' ?
Exposed: How Creationists in Texas Are Putting Pressure on Schoolbook Publishers to Bring God Into Biology
Science & Tech  (tags: research, world, science, society, humans, environment, habitat, discovery, business, corruption, money, politics, dishonesty, culture, environment, religion )

Wild
- 40 days ago - alternet.org
A special interest creationist group is trying to undermine science education by challenging information presented in a school textbook.
Ocean Cleanup Array Turns to Crowd Funding to Raise $80K For Feasibility Study By Timon Singh, 04/10/13 Read More: Ocean Clea
Science & Tech  (tags: design, energy, environment, habitat, animals, new tech, research, science, study )

Ruth
- 70 days ago - inhabitat.com
' " In addition to pursuing a research budget, Slat adds that "by finishing this all-important study, we can continue with an open ocean pilot, followed by the actual full-scale execution of The Ocean Cleanup." ' Good!
19-Year-Old's Ocean Cleanup Array Could Clean Half the Pacific Garbage Patch in 10 Years, Study Shows By Timon Singh, 06/15/14
Science & Tech  (tags: science, tech, oceans, environment, animals, design, energy, habitat, research, study )

Ruth
- 71 days ago - inhabitat.com
"The year-long study sought to determine if Boyan Slat's array is indeed a feasible ocean cleanup method. The result? According to the independent experts who have read the full 530-page report (...wrapped in plastic recovered from the oceans): it is." !
Solar Plane Set to Fly Round the World Revealed SOLAR TECHNOLOGY NEWS | APRIL 12, 2014 BY BRIAN
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, world, science, concept, design, energy, environment, habitat )

Ruth
- 86 days ago - solartribune.com
"Solar Impulse 2 has been developed from learnings of Solar Impulse 1, the first aircraft ever to fly at night using solar power. The single-seater plane will use no fuel for the journey, which will take five days and nights."
New Group Aims for 20,000 Solar Installations at Schools By 2020 SOLAR ENERGY NEWS | APRIL 9, 2014 BY BRIAN
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, environment, habitat, science, technology, world )

Ruth
- 86 days ago - solartribune.com
"The group's goals for the year 2020 include: 20,000 solar installations at schools and universities. 200 school districts with solar schools initiatives. 2,000 member organizations."
Research Discover Light-Emitting Solar Panels SOLAR TECHNOLOGY NEWS | APRIL 14, 2014 BY BRIAN
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, world, science, New Technology, habitat, environment, energy, discovery, concept, design )

Ruth
- 86 days ago - solartribune.com
"The researchers from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have developed solar cells from a material called Perovskite. These cells don't just convert sunlight to electricity, but also have the capacity to emit light."
Researchers Develop New Transparent Solar Cell SOLAR TECHNOLOGY NEWS | AUGUST 3, 2012 BY BRIAN |
Science & Tech  (tags: business, concept, design, discovery, energy, environment, habitat, New Technology, research, science )

Ruth
- 86 days ago - solartribune.com
'This technology means that transparent surfaces - like windows and cell phone screens - could be used to generate electricity..."[A solar film] harvests light and turns it into electricity. In our case, we harvest only the infrared part," says...'
Black Silicon Can Increase Solar Efficiency SOLAR TECHNOLOGY NEWS | OCTOBER 17, 2012 BY BRIAN |
Science & Tech  (tags: business, concept, design, discovery, energy, environment, habitat, New Technology, research, science, world )

Ruth
- 86 days ago - solartribune.com
"Black silicon solar cell prototypes have been built successfully - the next step is to make them commercially available. The researchers are hoping to increase the efficiency of commercial solar cells, which is currently at around 17 percent,..."
Stanford Scientists Develop Peel-and-Stick Solar Cells SOLAR TECHNOLOGY NEWS | JANUARY 11, 2013 BY BRIAN
Science & Tech  (tags: science, New Technology, research, habitat, environment, energy, discovery, design, concept, business )

Ruth
- 87 days ago - solartribune.com
'Stanford University scientists have developed a flexible, decal-like thin-film solar cell that can be attached to almost any kind of surface. These solar cells can be produced using conventional, industry-standard materials and methods.'
Microhydro: Measure First to Reap the Bounty By Ian Woofenden // 02/26/14
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, energy, concept, design, environment, habitat, performance, science, business )

Ruth
- 87 days ago - homepower.com
'Very few residential properties have a hydro resource to tap. But if you have it, hydro can be a cost-effective and reliable renewable electricity source with a modest investment.'
Ram Pump Reprise // Reviving Gold Rush Technology in Alaska // Gwen Holdmann // 06/20/12
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, design, energy, environment, performance, science, habitat, business )

Ruth
- 87 days ago - homepower.com
'We have planned a series of RE projects for the center in addition to the ram, including the LH1000 water turbine, demonstration wind- and solar-electric systems, and a 400 KW geothermal power plant. Getting back to our roots with the water ram project'
Off the Beaten Path Jonathan Mingle 01/26/12
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, environment, energy, business, science, technology, habitat )

Ruth
- 87 days ago - homepower.com
'Staff later swapped out the system's original 120-volt AC alternator for a 12-volt DC one for battery charging. The microhydro system now puts out a steady 300 W, or 7.2 KWH per day, from May through October.'
Stop Solar Plants From Incinerating Birds
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, safety, technology, habitat, NewTechnology )

John
- 118 days ago - theatlantic.com
A federal report calls California's Ivanpah solar power plant a "mega-trap" for wildlife. Even solar panels can prove a fatal avian attraction.
 

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