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“Energy Efficiency”

Aug 16, 2011 10:46 PM ET // Derek Markham
Don't you just hate it when you get up to speed on your bike and then have to slow right down again? All of that energy is just lost and can only be replaced by pedaling up to speed again. But if an idea of mechanical engineering student Maxwell von Stein gets some traction, we [...]
Feb 2, 2012 10:10 PM ET // Erik Trinidad
In the tiny mountain village of Tenna, Switzerland, big green ideas have been introduced. This tiny Swiss town with a population of about 110 inhabitants is now home of the world's first ski lift powered by a chain of 82 solar "wings" that trail up from the base station to its mountain peak. Accord...