Powerplant

06.25.15
Google's next data center will be a converted coal plant
06.25.15

Google's next data center will be a converted coal plant

Google is constructing another data center in the US, but the location it's settled on might surpr...

By N. Summers,   06.25.15
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04.16.14
MIT designs a floating, tsunami-proof nuclear plant
04.16.14

MIT designs a floating, tsunami-proof nuclear plant

What's the safest place to put a nuclear reactor? Offshore, apparently. A new power plant design c...

By S. Buckley,   04.16.14
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08.19.13
IRL: Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight and the PowerPlant portable battery pack
08.19.13

IRL: Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight and the PowerPlant portable battery pack

Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in rea...

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05.14.12
China builds $3.7 billion, 1,373 mile power cable, how was your afternoon?
05.14.12

China builds $3.7 billion, 1,373 mile power cable, how was your afternoon?

The State Grid corporation of China is constructing a power line capable of transmitting a stagger...

By D. Cooper,   05.14.12
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06.09.11
GE announces hybrid power plant of the (near) future
06.09.11

GE announces hybrid power plant of the (near) future

GE's legacy dates back over a century, but, despite its old age, the company's got a fresh outl...

By C. Trout,   06.09.11
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03.23.11
Monirobo measures radiation following nuclear crisis at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi power plant
03.23.11

Monirobo measures radiation following nuclear crisis at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi power plant

According to a report by a Japanese news agency, a radiation monitoring robot, aptly named Monirobo...

By C. Trout,   03.23.11
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02.06.11
Inhabitat's Week in Green: solar pyramids in UAE, Tequila turns to biofuel, and green lamps galore
02.06.11

Inhabitat's Week in Green: solar pyramids in UAE, Tequila turns to biofuel, and green lamps galore

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean te...

By Inhabitat,   02.06.11
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01.30.11
Inhabitat's Week in Green: the power plant you can ski, and NASA's orbiting Nanosail-D
01.30.11

Inhabitat's Week in Green: the power plant you can ski, and NASA's orbiting Nanosail-D

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean te...

By Inhabitat,   01.30.11
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11.25.09
Norway's Statkraft kick-starts world's first osmotic power plant
11.25.09

Norway's Statkraft kick-starts world's first osmotic power plant

It may only produce enough power to heat an electric kettle at the moment, but Norway's Statkraft s...

By D. Melanson,   11.25.09
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