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Nov 24, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Innovative renewable energy system could be a game-changer for remote communities. Continue reading →
Nov 21, 2015 10:06 AM ET // Renee Morad
Scientists have unlocked an interesting method of using a laser to lower the temperature of water by roughly 36 degrees Fahrenheit. Continue reading →
Nov 17, 2015 10:21 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Africa has become a laboratory for new kinds of electricity microgrids, nanogrids and other systems that rely on low-cost, renewable energy sources.
Nov 13, 2015 03:22 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
A new building scheduled to go up in 2017 will have thousands of trees, shrubs and plants growing on its exterior.
Nov 12, 2015 04:47 PM ET // Renee Morad
The Row-Bot was capable of generating more energy than it needed. Continue reading →
Nov 6, 2015 09:25 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
The design calls for hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered pumps that would mow down algae clogging waterways and poisoning marine life.
Nov 3, 2015 12:45 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
A five-turbine pilot project is expected to generate 135GWh of electricity annually -- enough to power nearly 20,000 households. Continue reading →
Oct 30, 2015 11:12 AM ET // Renee Morad
A new, lightweight thermoelectric generator converts heat from any heat source into electricity.
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