Hydroelectric

11.14.16
Hydroelectric dams cause more emissions than we thought
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Hydroelectric dams cause more emissions than we thought

It turns out that the lakes that service them are responsible for a percent of all man-made emissions.

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11.01.15
Inhabitat's Week in Green: Concept cars and betting big on solar
11.01.15

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Concept cars and betting big on solar

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. This week: the Tokyo Motor Show and big investments in solar power.

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03.23.15
Costa Rica hasn't used any fossil fuel in over two months
03.23.15

Costa Rica hasn't used any fossil fuel in over two months

It's been 75 days since Costa Rica's power grid last had a sip of petroleum. Thanks to heavy rainf...

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05.17.11
Blood turbine to power your pacemaker, become legendary band name
05.17.11

Blood turbine to power your pacemaker, become legendary band name

Why bother with risky battery-changing surgical operations when your own cardiovascular system can p...

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03.09.09
Oyster Wave Energy Converter puts climate change to good use
03.09.09

Oyster Wave Energy Converter puts climate change to good use

One of the Holy Grails of green power is hydroelectricity, and we've certainly seen our fair share...

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03.02.09
San Francisco submits permit app for wave power project
03.02.09

San Francisco submits permit app for wave power project

San Francisco's been mulling this one over for some time now, but at long last, the city has taken...

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11.19.08
Searaser floating pump will use the ocean's waves to generate power
11.19.08

Searaser floating pump will use the ocean's waves to generate power

A twist on the idea of the underwater turbine, the Searaser also uses the motion of the ocean to ge...

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06.28.08
Bucket-based hydroelectric generator powers up small gadgets
06.28.08

Bucket-based hydroelectric generator powers up small gadgets

Never mind those ginormous dam-based hydroelectric generators -- we've got a much smaller version t...

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08.23.07
1.2-megawatt underwater turbine project delayed
08.23.07

1.2-megawatt underwater turbine project delayed

Apparently, Marine Current Turbines is having quite the time trying to install what would be "the wo...

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