NASA’s has learnt to harness ocean’s thermal energy to drive its new robot. Called SOLO TREC this wax filled buoy requires no battery change and completely relies on renewable energy for its oceanic maneuverings.
Rio de Janeiro’s natural skyline is all set to host a new iconic architectural masterpiece before 2016 Olympics, after the famous Christ the Redeemer statue. Designed by Swiss architecture firm RAFAA, the solar powered artificial waterfall has been proposed in league with the carnival nation spearheading the green movement on the Latin American continent.
Each day ever new vistas for the application of piezoelectric energy are opening themselves to us. After the first piezoelectric shower it’s time now to check out the electric generating shoes.
For a change US is heading offshore, not for oil but for its first wind farm. After years of legal wrangling the Obama Administration has finally inched closer towards establishing its first offshore wind farm, off Cape Cod. The 130 turbine Cape Cod wind farm which gets operational by 2012 aims to eventually supply three-quarters of the ...
As for now, Philips stands as the lonely first in the would-be line of contenders vying for the $10 million prize slated by the US government for offering an energy efficient alternative to the 60 Watt light bulb.
The increase in the number of electric vehicles means there will be a lot of batteries. Some of these batteries may complete their lifecycle with the life of the vehicle, and some may go out early, and that means we will have a lot of batteries to deal with in the future. Recycling, of course sounds like a very viable ...
The phrase “home automation” probably doesn’t make you automatically think of energy savings. In fact, you’d probably think automating your home would use more energy. But, you’d be wrong. The fact is, home automation can actually save you a great deal of energy and therefore money.
The large amount of power and money we lose to vampire power is startling, and it is good to see that some serious work is finally being done in the direction to prevent this huge waste of power. While things like the Fair Energy Clock could help fight off the problem, the clock happens to be mechanical, and would possibly ...
Two companies that provide solar power systems have decided to expand the availability of solar leases with no down payments. The company Sungevity has just launched a new 10-year residential solar lease, which has no upfront costs.
Sweden is set to build 2000 new wind turbines during the next ten years, as a part of its project aimed at dramatically increasing the country's production of renewable energy - this was all revealed in a statement by Enterprise and Energy Minister Maud Olofsson on Tuesday.