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ZeDay on September 21

Stop the Big Burn! In 2013, for the sixth year running, people are declaring a holiday from fossil fuel energy on September 21. The theme for 2013 is “Potluck your Park.” ZeDay falls … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Luxurious Off-Grid Floating Hotels for 2022 World Cup

Sigge Architects has partnered with Global Accommodation Management to propose a series of floating hotels and apartments for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The nation has been worried about accommodating the influx of … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Solar-Powered Airplanes by SolarWorld and PC-AERO

SolarWorld and PC-Aero  recently announced plans to launch two new solar-powered electric aircraft at the AERO Global Show for General Aviation in Friedrichshafen, Germany this month. The show, scheduled to begin tomorrow, will feature … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

German energy surplus quadruples despite renewable push

For a country phasing out its nuclear plants, you might expect a downturn in energy production. But Germany has actually seen its power output quadruple between 2011 and 2012. Europe’s leading economy has … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

[VIDEO]: Hank from SciShow explains the power of Solar Energy

Disclaimer: Hank mentions a Watt is a unit of energy. He says this 30 seconds into the video.  This statement isn’t true since energy is NOT measured in Watts. A … Continue reading

April 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

[VIDEO]: Solar panels finally produce more energy than it takes to make them, Stanford University

Solar energy has a reputation as being a clean energy source but to some researches it hasn’t earned it — at least not up until now. That’s because the power … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tokelau Leads the World on Renewable Energy, to be 100% Solar Powered

On 29 October, 2012, Tokelau became the first country in the world to be producing one hundred percent of its electricity from a renewable source—the sun. The population of 1,411 people … Continue reading

March 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

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

Don’t forget to check out our new Facebook page! And please Share. via University of St.Gallen, Switzerland

March 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

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

Spherical Glass Solar Energy generator by Rawlemon

André Broessel’s spherical glass solar energy generator is one of the more elegant examples of concentrated photovoltaics technology we’ve come across. The architect shared his work withDesignboom, where you’ll find numerous photos of … Continue reading

August 28, 2012 · 5 Comments

Zero-Carbon 2022 FIFA World Cup Stadium-Qatar

The gorgeous zero-carbon structure is the world’s most sustainable stadium, and has been nominated for World Architecture News’ 2012 Engineering Award, setting a precedent for both the sporting and architecture fields. The space … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

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