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Wind Energy Innovation: Vortex Generators Jesse Broehl July 24, 2014
Science & Tech  (tags: performance, research, science, New Technology, safety, concept, design, energy, sustainable, technology, water, world, travel, green, eco-friendly, ecosystems, business, design )

Ruth
- 33 days ago - renewableenergyworld.com
"These small, simple fins, usually less than 8 centimeters tall and wide, energize airflow directionally around a blade when applied in multiples and keep it from erratically scattering as it passes over the blade surface." GREAT! LET'S GET THESE GOING!
"Mom, My School Bus Is a Peaking Power Plant" and Other Things We Didn't Say When We Were Kids Paul Bundschuh, Ideal Power and R
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, habitat, New Technology, research, performance, science, study, sustainable, technology, water, world, travel, business, design, eco-friendly, ecosystems )

Ruth
- 33 days ago - renewableenergyworld.com
" Electric vehicle fleets have the ability to provide aggregated bi-directional power for other uses including supporting the electric grid, integration of distributed generation, and the ability to deliver emergency power capabilities."
City To Display Restored Perkins Windmill @June 17th 2014 (Using Them for Electricity? Windmills Done Well Do Not Hurt Birds)
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Ruth
- 34 days ago - mishawaka.in.gov
' "The Perkins Solid Wheel wooden windmills, patented in 1869 and manufactured until after World War I, are graceful and intricately painted. The woodwork on the mill is very striking, and the wheel and vane are painted white with the arms painted blue.'
"Green" Jet Fuel From Sunlight Developed
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, concept, design, energy, green, greenliving, greenproducts, solar energy, eco-friendly, environment, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, research )

Michael
- 172 days ago - iflscience.com
A consortium of research institutions and corporations have announced a solution to one of the major obstacles to a sustainable world, carbon neutral fuel for airplanes. Also fire twirling.
America's First Hemp Crop in 60 Years Was Planted This Week in Colorado
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Tj
- 257 days ago - treehugger.com
What's a would-be hemp farmer to do when faced with this dilemma? Ryan Loflin, of Springfield, Colorado, decided to take a chance and go ahead anyway. As of Monday this week, he planted the first official hemp crop in the United States in about 60 years.
Take Action: Ask Congress to Expand High-Speed Rail and Amtrak
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, travel, Sustainabililty, sustainable, green, eco-friendly, corruption, congress, abuse, ethics, republicans, usa, politics, environment, energy, technology, safety )

JL
- 488 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
the House of Representatives Transportation Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee is considering a bill that will slash Amtrak's budget by a third in 2014--putting Amtrak's future very much in jeopardy.
Take Action: High-Speed Rail on Chicago to Detroit Corridor!
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JL
- 520 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
The Michigan Department of Transportation is leading a multi-state effort to develop a 20-year master plan for the corridor. Much of the plan's focus is on the Chicago, IL - Porter/Michigan City, IN segment, where 2 new tracks dedicated to passenger tra
How Valuable Is Concentrating Solar Power to the Grid?
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Michael
- 529 days ago - spectrum.ieee.org
Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) is very valuable to the grid, especially when it is capable of providing "operating reserves," or short-term extra capacity in times of high demand or failures in other parts of the grid.
IBM Solar Collector Harnesses the Power of 2,000 Suns
Science & Tech  (tags: solar power, solar energy, solar, IBM, science, research, environment, energy, design, concept, sustainable, sustainability )

Michael
- 546 days ago - 3quarksdaily.com
A team of IBM researchers is working on a solar concentrating dish that will be able to collect 80% of incoming sunlight and convert it to useful energy.
End Hunger Worldwide - Lettuce Evolve New Sustainable Food Systems
Science & Tech  (tags: Lettuce, evolve, end, hunger, vertical, deployable, aquaponic, planter, DAP, system, hydroponics, gardening, sustainable, agriculture, organic, green, enviornmental, fresh, food, plant, farm, eco, water, clean, poverty, how, to, permanently, africa )

John
- 1066 days ago - indiegogo.com
This is a vertically stacked Aquaponic unit that combines a planter and reservoir in one unit. It uses fish waste to fertilize plants within the system. It uses 80-90% less water than soil farming, while producing higher plant yields. Drought resistant.
Surprise! Weeds Are Vital to the Existence of Farmland Species
Science & Tech  (tags: science, agriculture, herbicides, weeds, farming, natureeco-friendly, conservation, ecosystems, Sustainabililty, sustainable, organic )

Marty
- 1114 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
It turns out, weeds, which are widely deemed as a nuisance plant, are vital to the existence of many farmland species according to a new University of Hull study published in the journal Biological Conservation.
Historic Grove Park Inn of Asheville NC Looks to Cut Carbon Footprint. Asheville Citizen Times.
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Christoph
- 1319 days ago - citizen-times.com
The inn worked with Asheville-based FLS Energy, which has worked on several large solar water-heater solar projects in Western North Carolina. Rather than using electricity from the solar energy, solar hot water directly warms the water with thermal enrgy
Certified Humane
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Robert
- 1487 days ago - certifiedhumane.org
A national non-profit 501(c)3 organization created to improve the lives of farm animals by setting rigorous standards, conducting annual inspections, and certifying their humane treatment
Want to Go Solar? Cut Your Energy Use First
Science & Tech  (tags: green, energy, saving, money, healthy, living, lifestyle, sustainable, green )

Good
- 1982 days ago - care2.com
One of the most common complaints about "going solar" is that the upfront cost is just too high. The primary reason a solar power system can be a high ticket purchase for many solar power shoppers is because of the customers' bad energy usage habits.
 

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