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Recyclable Organic Solar Cells from Trees Created by Researchers

Researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology‘s Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics (COPE) who collaborate with Purdue University have unveiled a new efficient, recyclable organic solar cell prototype made from trees. The material from trees used … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

World’s Largest [Proposed] Offshore Wind Farm Could Power a Million Homes, Scotland

The race to title of ‘world’s largest offshore wind farm‘ has been batted about many times in the past few years – from the 100-turbine Thanet Wind Farm in the North … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

[VIDEO]: Transition to Renewable Energy: What will replace Nuclear Reactors?

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March 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Four Nigerian Girls Create Pee-Powered Energy Generator

Four Nigerian teen girls have wowed visitors to Maker Faire Africa by creating a generator that is powered with pee. Using a resource that everyone has, the girls developed a … Continue reading

March 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Soccket: Amazing Energy-Generating Soccer Ball!

The kinetic energy-generating Soccket soccer ball produces power from play – and it’s set to bring energy to off-grid locations around the world! After a year of building prototypes and conducting pilot programs, Uncharted … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Skyscraper-Deconstruction To Harvests Energy from Demolition Process

Demolishing tall buildings is typically a loud and messy process that produces a lot of dust and not a lot of building materials that can be salvaged. But Japan’s Taisei Corporation … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Largest Solar Power Plant In Africa To Be In Ghana

155 MW is big! That’s a huge power plant. And that’s the size of the power plant planned for construction in Ghana. It will be the largest solar power plant in Africa … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Technology Harvests Electricity From Railroad Train Track Vibrations

Anyone who has stood next to a train pulling into a station can attest to the immense power it produces as it rattles along the rails. Scientists at Stony Brook University recently … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

British Cooperative Launches World’s Largest Community-Owned Solar Park

The Westmill Solar Cooperative announced the launch of the world’s largest community-owned solar project in the south of England near Oxford. The 5 MW 30-acre Westmill solar park consists of 20,260 solar … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Aberdeen University New Library Opens in Scotland

Here is the incredible recently opened Aberdeen University Sir Duncan Rice Library. Schmidt Hammer Lassen designed the library to minimize energy use as a way of reducing overall operating costs. The … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

Wood-Powered Batteries Made From Paper Waste!

Researchers from the Poznan University of Technology in Poland and the Linkoping University in Sweden have been whittling away at the possibilities of creating energy from wood waste. The key ingredient in this new … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Iceland Generates 99.5% of its Energy From Renewable Sources

Iceland is not a large country and it only has a population of around 330,000 — but it does have plenty of geothermal and hydro-electric sources. In fact according to a recent … Continue reading

September 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

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