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Chinese farmer builds wind powered vehicle with 90mph speed

A Chinese farmer has built a wind powered vehicle that he says can travel at 90mph. It looks little like a conventional car with a large fan in front and wings at the rear. What is really amazing is that the creator built the car from scratch with little outside help.Tang Zhengping is the name […]

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April 26th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Wind | Read More »

Raising the efficiency of solar cells with Luminescent LED

Solar cells have a limited capacity in getting  sunlight and convert it into electric energy. This limit can now be extended, due to the research team from the University of California, Berkley. Acording to the researchers solar cells should be made to work like LEDs that will perform the dual function of absorbing as well […]

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April 25th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Technology | Read More »

Clothes with solar power chargers

Researchers at Colorado State University have been putting their best efforts to design clothes with solar power chargers. This team of researchers is making apparels using only UV treated natural fiber fabric such as cotton and linen that are durable and of course comfortable to wear. These are the only apparels that mingle solar power […]

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April 22nd, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Technology | Read More »

A new jack-up vessel specially designed to install offshore wind turbines

A2SEA (owned 51 % by Dong Energy and 49 % by Siemens Wind Power) has signed has signed a contract with a Chinese company for the construction of a new jack-up vessel  specially designed to install offshore wind turbines. The value of the contract is about US$ 155 million. The vessel will be identical to […]

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April 17th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Wind | Read More »

Green Yacht: wind & solar power

You can have wind turbines on a modern yacht that add a bit of power to its engine and that is exactly what the Zero 80 does, an electric yacht. The green Yacht uses both solar and wind energy and it’s silent electric motors give a peaceful atmosphere during your cruise. The luxury yacht is […]

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April 16th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Technology | Read More »

New building totally covered in solar panels in Japan

Tokyo Institute of Technology has built a new building which is covered in solar panels. Tokyo Institute of Technology is considered as a prestigious university the world over and in fact the best in Japan.The unveiling of its self sustaining building has enhanced its image for the eco conscious community. The exterior of the Environment […]

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April 16th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

Black solar cells can absorb 99.7 percent of all incident light

It is known that solar energy is the most popular form of energy compared to many other forms of alternate energy sources. One of the most important step that will help in spreading this green energy source far more rapidly among the consumer world will represent an improved ability to convert sunlight into energy. Scientists […]

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April 13th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Technology | Read More »

Mirrors can make solar power cheaper

Thermata has engineered a high-tech mirror. Thermata is a new breed green technology that works on cutting down costs of sun tracking mirrors by supplementing it with digital technologies. Thermata’s sun-tracking heliostat uses a high-definition camera and a wireless network to correct the angle in real time. Its system uses a camera to detect the […]

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April 13th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Technology | Read More »

Brooklyn has the world’s largest rooftop greenhouse

It is not usual that people in big cities get to grow their own fresh vegetables and fruits. But due to hydroponics and some innovative designs people can cultivate fruits and vegetables on rooftops.This represents one of the latest that helps both financial system and local produce. This farm will be constructed on Brooklyn’s industrial […]

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April 11th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings,Technology,USA | Read More »

World of Chlorophyll: A green building project inspired by nature

We have always taught that impressive designes are inspired by nature. Of  course, science and technology can come up with new and advanced things, but but it is still hard to match 5 million years of evolution with a few hundred years of research and development.The design of ‘World of Chlorophyll’ is an amazing example […]

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April 11th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings | Read More »

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