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Japan University to install photovoltaic panels on building

Japan University to install photovoltaic panels on building | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it

"Japan University to install photovoltaic panels on buildings"

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Living Below the Surface of the Earth?

Living Below the Surface of the Earth? | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it

Watch the video 'Living Below the Surface of the Earth?' on Yahoo! Screen.

 

Examining upside-down construction designs for Mexico City and New York City. 

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Icelandic hot rocks to steam British kettles

Icelandic hot rocks to steam British kettles | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
EurActivOnly connect: Icelandic hot rocks to steam British kettlesEnergy and Environmental Management (EAEM) MagazineGeothermal energy in Iceland and wind and wave power in northern Europe will eventually help to power Britain's homes and industries.
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Wave Power 'Sea Snake' Inventor Honored : TreeHugger

Wave Power 'Sea Snake' Inventor Honored : TreeHugger | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
An inventor has been awarded for his novel technology for generating energy with waves.
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Kyocera joins forces with IHI and Mizuho on 70-megawatt solar plant | Gadget news

Kyocera joins forces with IHI and Mizuho on 70-megawatt solar plant | Gadget news | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
description Kyocera joins forces with IHI and Mizuho on 70-megawatt solar plant (Kyocera joins forces with IHI and Mizuho on 70-megawatt solar plant: Japan is many times on the cutting edge of ...)...
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Tube Transportation Would Make Planes a Drag - Frequency

Tube Transportation Would Make Planes a Drag - Frequency | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it

Travel from New York to London in less than an hour without leaving the ground.

 

MagLev Evacuated Tube transportation could do away with airplans and contrails! 

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Renewable Energy Sources – A Patchwork For Now

Renewable Energy Sources – A Patchwork For Now | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Interesting article from the NY Times about the renewable energy sector development.
JUST a few years ago, the future of renewable energy looked as bright and shiny as a white turbine blade coming out of the mold.
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Fish and Wind Farms Living in Harmony (Marine Life Thriving!)

Fish and Wind Farms Living in Harmony (Marine Life Thriving!) | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
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Hybrid copper-gold nanoparticles convert CO2 into fuel

Hybrid copper-gold nanoparticles convert CO2 into fuel | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Various researchers around the world have studied copper's potential as an energy-efficient means of recycling carbon dioxide emissions in powerplants: Instead of being released into the atmosphere, carbon dioxide would be circulated through a copper catalyst and turned into methane -- which could then power the rest of the plant.
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U of M Invention Helps Store Alternative Energy

U of M Invention Helps Store Alternative Energy | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
U of M Invention Helps Store Alternative Energy: A University of Minnesota invention could help store solar and ...
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New boats could help promote wind power

New boats could help promote wind power | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
States in the center of the U.S. from Minnesota to Texas have already started to invest heavily in the wind power, since it boasts lower costs than many other forms of renewable electricity.
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Tidal Energy on Easdale Island

Tidal Energy on Easdale Island | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
A sales pitch by Nova Innovation on local tidal energy generation was held on April 7 at the Eilean Eisdeal, the community trust on Easdale Island, Forargyll informs. Last year Nova Innovation engaged in consultations with ...
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Kyocera Announces Plan for Japan's Largest Solar Farm

Kyocera Announces Plan for Japan's Largest Solar Farm | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Kyocera announced today that it will partner with two other companies to build Japan's largest solar farm.
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Print Actual Products in Your Own Home

Print Actual Products in Your Own Home | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it

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Examining 3D Printers and the Makerbot for at-home product fabrication! 

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More Than Mere Magic Mushrooms

This week we're talking about fungus two ways. One that can survive exclusively on polyurethane and another that can replace Styrofoam.
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Areva joins Reliance to set up solar power plant

Areva joins Reliance to set up solar power plant | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
solarserver.comAreva joins Reliance to set up solar power plantNew York Daily NewsNew Delhi, April 13 — Areva Solar, France-based Areva's subsidiary, has bagged a contract by Reliance Power to build Asia's largest concentrated solar power...
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Solar house shines on Middlebury campus

Solar house shines on Middlebury campus | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Three Middlebury College students are living in Self-Reliance, a two-bedroom solar house that 80-some students designed, financed, built and entered in the Solar Decathlon, an international bi-annual competition held in Washington, D.C.
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Solar Fencing

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Animal-resistant electric shock fencing may be common, but this system relies on solar power for its "stay bac" voltage warning.

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ONR to Tackle Navy's Energy Challenges in Online Wargame

ONR to Tackle Navy's Energy Challenges in Online Wargame | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) will launch a second scenario for its online wargame to address energy-related proble...
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Corkscrew wind turbine brings juice to Indians stadium

Corkscrew wind turbine brings juice to Indians stadium | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
A quirky helix-shaped wind turbine is an experiment in boosting wind speed to make wind energy viable in low-wind locations, such as cities and suburbs.
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US Army Opens "Green" Lab Complex for Vehicle Development

US Army Opens "Green" Lab Complex for Vehicle Development | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
DailyTechUS Army Opens "Green" Lab Complex for Vehicle DevelopmentDailyTechThe lab will focus on helping the military build next generation ground vehicles with a green focus.
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Cloud computing raises new ethics, sustainability questions

Cloud computing raises new ethics, sustainability questions | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Cloud computing could redefine the way we think about business ethics and sustainability. Here's how the cloud could affect two of our biggest sustainability challenges: climate change and human rights.
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Scientist Develops Self-Sustaining Solar Reactor That Produces Clean Hydrogen Fuel

Scientist Develops Self-Sustaining Solar Reactor That Produces Clean Hydrogen Fuel | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
A doctoral student at the University of Delaware has developed a prototype for a self-sustaining, emissions-free solar reactor that produces hydrogen fuel.
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Solar-Powered Tent Concept Makes Roughing It a Little Less Rough

Solar-Powered Tent Concept Makes Roughing It a Little Less Rough | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Camping is awesome. Except for the bugs, the lack of outlets for your gadgets, and the ongoing fear that you'll be attacked by a wild animal...
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Giant Spinning Blades In The East River

Giant Spinning Blades In The East River | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Most Lower Manhattanites don't realize that there is an entire tidal energy project now underway right in their backyard. But Verdant Power, a renewable energy company formed in 2000, has already invested millions into ...
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