Recycled Plastic Roads Could Be More Environmentally Friendly than Asphalt

VolkerWessels, the Dutch construction service company, proposed to build new roads from recycled plastics. The PlasticRoad will be a great alternative to conventional roads,...

Wetox Process Invented in New Zealand Breaks Waste Sludge Into Usable Chemicals and Energy

Cleaning out the dirt that we leave behind is an important task for the well-being of a society. One of the biggest pollution sources is currently the disposal of organic materials coming from animal farms, wineries and dairy factories. Wetox is a clean technology project announced by Viclink, who commercializes products based on Victoria University of Wellington's (New Zealand) theoretical works.

World’s First Wind Turbine Theme Park is Dutch

Theme parks can be fun for children. Shouldn't there be a theme park that adults can feel good about? Qurrent, the Dutch renewable energy...

How to Produce Electricity with Only Paper, a Pencil and Tape

Device made using a pencil, some paper and some tape, can generate enough electricity to power small electronics, courtesy of researchers from University of Tokyo. A...
Light Transmission Properties of AIST's Film Regulates SOlar Load Based on the Angle of the Sun

Light Control Sheets “Self-Adjust” Solar Load, Can Make Home More Efficient

One way to reduce the amount of energy in a building is to regulate solar load. The sun adds heat, which helps warm a...
DIY Bicycle Powered Generator

How to Build a DIY Bicycle Powered Generator

The Instructable user henrycaleb wrote a guide on how to create bicycle powered generator using a bike, an alternator, a car battery, a belt,...

Titan: The Third Greenest Supercomputer

The world’s most powerful supercomputer, Titan of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, was recently named as the third most energy efficient among the 500 competing...

Different Kind of Solar Power Helps Steer Kepler Spacecraft

'Tis the season for recycling - gifts, food and what have you.  'Tis also the season to be jolly as well, as dead satellites...

Turning CO2 into Methanol Achieved Through an Eco-Friendly Process

If we could somehow invent a reliable technology that could "eat out" all the excess CO2 from the atmosphere in a large scale, we could turn back to where we started from a hundred years ago, reducing global warming and the change of climate.

Electronically-Controlled Tintable Glass Inventors Receive Grant from DOE

A Minnesota-based invention company called Sage Electrochromics, Inc has received a financial loan of $103 million from the Department of Energy for it's breakthrough glass innovation, a window that can be switched on or off to reject up to 98% of the sun's heat and light on a push of a button.