Alternative energy

04.30.12
Study says wind turbines raise surrounding area temperature, but only at night
04.30.12

Study says wind turbines raise surrounding area temperature, but only at night

Who said the butterfly effect couldn't apply to renewable energy? Though wind farms are considered...

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12.25.11
Inhabitat's Week in Green: hydrogen fuel cell-powered laptop, hybrid buses and bioluminescent bacteria
12.25.11

Inhabitat's Week in Green: hydrogen fuel cell-powered laptop, hybrid buses and bioluminescent bacteria

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

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12.08.11
Has James Bond gone green? Bulletproof electric roadster in the works
12.08.11

Has James Bond gone green? Bulletproof electric roadster in the works

Warding off assassins while saving the environment just became a cake walk with the Jo-Mojo,...

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12.02.11
Aptera fresh out of greenbacks, closes up shop
12.02.11

Aptera fresh out of greenbacks, closes up shop

Bummer for fans of teardrop shaped three-wheelers, as your favorite chariot, Aptera's 2e, will ne...

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06.24.11
Navy blends Jet A and algae-based biofuel, uses it to power Seahawk chopper (video)
06.24.11

Navy blends Jet A and algae-based biofuel, uses it to power Seahawk chopper (video)

Considering that helicopters are entirely dependent on a spinning rotor to remain in the air, an MH...

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06.22.11
Thin film coating makes everlasting energy a piezoelectric possibility
06.22.11

Thin film coating makes everlasting energy a piezoelectric possibility

Let's be honest, it's no big secret that we're running out of dead dinosaurs to fuel our lives. A...

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06.01.11
eGenius electric plane takes flight with Airbus backing
06.01.11

eGenius electric plane takes flight with Airbus backing

It's been mere months since we introduced you to Deutschland's PC-Aero Elektra One, and now the G...

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05.25.11
Google backs Alta Wind Energy Center, boasts $400 million clean energy milestone
05.25.11

Google backs Alta Wind Energy Center, boasts $400 million clean energy milestone

Google announced today that it's throwing $55 million dollars to the wind... energy, that is. A p...

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05.16.11
ORNL energy harvester turns heat waste into electricity, converts hot machines into cool customers
05.16.11

ORNL energy harvester turns heat waste into electricity, converts hot machines into cool customers

We've heard of turning yesterday's lunch into tomorrow's electricity, but a new energy converter...

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