DIY: Rick's Cheap Solar Panel Installation Powers His Home

A lot of people want to be green in using energy but they don't know where to start, or they don't have enough money/time at their disposal to actually start making something useful.

STEM Batteries and Software – Hybrid Buildings are Here

Office buildings are power hungry, with lighting, computers, air conditioning systems, and other technology. Upgrades to lighting, windows, and insulation, as well as changing...

Villa K Uses Natural Temperature Gradient to Reduce Energy Footprint

The Villa K, designed by Paul de Ruiter Architects blends into its surroundings and uses very little energy. Sheathed in glass, steel and concrete, it's...

Solio Hybrid Sun Charger – plug into the Sun

Solio has made a gadget that can power your small handheld devices, such as your PDA, cellphone, or your GPS when you travel. It's...

Spanish Housing Project Substantially Reduces Carbon Dioxide Emissions

A sustainable housing project developed by architects at ACTX in Salburúa, Spain, is a remarkable masterpiece of modern architecture. This eco-friendly project is said...

Pluvia Converts Rainwater to Electricity, Purifies It

Pluvia is made of a microturbine, 12-volt rechargeable batteries, generator, pipe, pump, charcoal filter and a storage tank. Rain has received quite a bit of attention...

Belkin’s New Energy-Efficient Smart LED Light Bulbs Controlled From Your Smartphone

The guys from Belkin never fail to surprise us with their super cool new inventions in LED technology. The WeMo line turned quite a...

Audi Increases Fuel Economy by Monitoring Traffic Lights

How you drive has just as much impact on your fuel economy as what you drive, and Audi Traffic Light Recognition could help drivers...

Jellyfish Protein Serves as Organic Solar Cell; Could Be Used in Health Implants

Recently, Zackary Chiragwandi at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, and his colleagues have developed a solar cell based on a green fluorescent protein (GFP) from the jellyfish Aequorea victoria.
UConn's New Green Process Offers Better Control and is Recyclable

Green Process Creates New Nanoporous Materials, UConn

As our knowledge of chemistry continues to advance, we keep finding new ways to apply the same basic elements. Finding a green process that...