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Will Bacteria-Coated Rubber Be Our Next Source of Electricity?
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, energy, interesting, investigation, performance, research, science, study, technology )

Frans
- 40 days ago - industrytap.com
Researchers have found a way to produce electricity from an unexpected energy source - a strip of rubber coated with bacterial spores. The contraption makes use of bacterial spores to harness the untapped power of evaporating water....
World's Largest Offshore Wind Turbine Installed
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, technology )

Frans
- 42 days ago - industrytap.com
The Haliade 150, the world's largest offshore wind turbine recently installed off the Belgian coast, symbolizes the beginning of the development of a brand new set of technologies. French turbine and train maker Alstom claim the Haliade 150 will ...
Meet the World's First Diesel Electric Hybrid Scooter With Two-Wheel Drive
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, study, technology )

Frans
- 45 days ago - industrytap.com
India's largest motorcycle manufacturer, Hero, has created a two-wheeled vehicle capable of carrying up to four people, along with packages and produce. The vehicle is called "The Hero RNT" and is the world's first diesel electric hybrid scooter with ...
NRC To Study Impact Of Wind Development On Birds, Bats in News Departments > New & Noteworthy
Science & Tech  (tags: research, safety, performance, science, study, NewTechnology, habitat, energy, wildlife, water, ecosystems, nature, protection, concept, design, business )

Ruth
- 54 days ago - nawindpower.com
"NRC will lead stakeholders from the wind energy industry, natural resource agencies, conservation groups and the research community in a series of workshops to consider migratory patterns and standardized methods to evaluate.. potential impacts of wind"
New Bladeless Wind Turbine Prevents Harm To Birds And Bats By NAW Staff Thursday August 30 2012
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, energy, design, concept, habitat, health, interesting, NewTechnology, performance, science, safety, business )

Ruth
- 54 days ago - nawindpower.com
"The CWP system is designed specifically to eliminate the risk of harming bats, birds and other flying wildlife. The turbine has no external blades; instead, it features a patented Inner Compression Cone Technology that squeezes the incoming air,..."
Precision and Profit at a Crossroads Posted on June 25, 2013 By CHUCK HORNBROOK
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, NewTechnology, energy, performance, science, energy, computer, business, environment, concept, design, habitat )

Ruth
- 54 days ago - solartoday.org
"An ANSI-certified meter with 0.5 percent accuracy can make all the difference to the PV system owner's bottom line...One of the fastest-growing business models in distributed generation is the use of financing and third-party ownership for residential.."
Qatar Prepares for 2022 FIFA World Cup With World's First Off-Grid Floating Hotels
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, performance, research, technology )

Frans
- 58 days ago - industrytap.com
The 2022 FIFA World Cup, an international football tournament, is going to cost Qatar approximately US$220 billion which is almost sixty times what South Africa spent on the 2010 FIFA World Cup. This is the first time a country in the Middle East will ...
Mauna Kea Telescope, World's Biggest, Closer to Completion
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, research, science, scientists, NewTechnology, technology, Mauna Kea, performance )

Michael
- 60 days ago - cbc.ca
The proposed world's-largest optical telescope, designed in Canada, is one step closer to construction after the University of Hawaii approved a plan to lease land at the summit of the island's Mauna Kea volcano.
Go 1,300 Miles on One Gallon of Gas
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, study, technology )

Frans
- 61 days ago - industrytap.com
For most of us, getting even 50 miles per gallon from a car is a dream. But for the engineering students from Brigham Young University (BYU), anything less than 1,000 mpg is of no value. The engineering students have built a car that needs only one...
Porsche Built Four Electric Cars in 1898... And One Was Just Discovered Untouched...
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, energy, environment, history, performance, research, study, technology )

Frans
- 64 days ago - industrytap.com
The "Porsche Number One" (P1) consisted of a 287 pound mill and three horsepower. It wasn't exactly a speed demon but you better believe this electric wagon with a steering wheel was a beast in 1898......
Laser Energy Breakthrough : Breakeven Point Exceeded in Hydrogen Target
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, energy, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, performance, research, scientists, study, technology )

Frans
- 66 days ago - dailykos.com
We are a big step closer to the impossible dream of producing useful energy from fusion of hydrogen to helium today. A massive array of laser beams at Lawrence Livermore Lab focused on a tiny target of frozen hydrogen compressed it and heated it to...
Bladeless Turbine Harvests Wind Energy 2.3X More Efficiently Than Bladed Turbines
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, energy, environment, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, study, technology )

Frans
- 71 days ago - industrytap.com
We have more than enough wind energy to power the whole world. But conventional wind turbines don't do that great of a job of harnessing it....
PYLE SPREADS MISINFORMATION ABOUT WIND POWER FAR AND WIDE 7 February 2014 By Peebles Squire
Science & Tech  (tags: investigation, research, scientists, society, science, performance, safety, technology, energy, environment, concept, business )

Ruth
- 72 days ago - aweablog.org
'Recently, newspapers in several states across the country have published similar opinion pieces by former lobbyist for Koch Industries Thomas Pyle, now president of the anti-wind American Energy Alliance. These canned attacks portray wind as costly..'
Artificial Intelligence, Real Solar Water Troubleshooting Posted on October 22, 2013
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, energy, environment, computers, concept, design, habitat, performance, research, science, scientists, study, tech, business, world )

Ruth
- 72 days ago - solartoday.org
"Novel technology "learns" how to identify problems, creating new ways of understanding a system's grid impacts."
When the Payoff Seems Too Good to Be True Posted on February 11, 2013
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, research, performance, NewTechnology, scientists, science, study, tech, concept, design )

Ruth
- 72 days ago - solartoday.org
'After 15 months, the turbine generated less than 4 kWh, or, as CR put it, "...enough only to power a 12,000 btu window air conditioner for one afternoon." '
 

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