Solar Impulse 2 Finally Reaches Hawaii

The world's first solar energy plane landed in Kalaeloa Airport around six AM this morning after flying all the way from Japan across the Pacific. Andre Borschberg,...

Green Algae Modified to Act as Photovoltaic Cells Power a Clock

Algae and photosynthetic bacteria could also be exploited to generate electricity, besides jellyfish. University of Cambridge researchers let by Adrian Fisher and Paolo Bombelli study how they could use the two fore-mentioned to actually generate usable energy.

Plants That Glow In The Dark Might Replace Home Lighting Systems

The latest innovation in the field of genetic modification is set to create a unique kind of bioluminescent plants, which have the potential to...

Monks apply space technology to make beer-brewing more sustainable

The monks of La Trappe Abbey brewery in the Netherlands decided to renovate their factory and achieve more sustainable use of water in the...
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DIYer Retrofits 1983 Mustang to Run on Water (Read: Hydrogen)

Since the beginning of time, there have always been Do-It-Yourself-ers, and sometimes all it takes is a great idea from a backyard inventor to...
Stereographic Image of Graphene Modeled in Paper - Still Not as Cool as the Real Thing

Saltwater Graphene Generator Discovered

Scientists and researchers are still coming up with ways to use graphene, perhaps the greatest wünder-material in recent memory. Graphene, an atom-thick single-layer two-dimensional lattice...
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Student-Made 2098 mpg Car Won the SAE Supermileage Competition

2098 mpg is the mileage achieved by the Quebec's Laval University team, which won the SAE Supermileage competition, this year. Living in an age of impending climate...

Evaporation-Powered Energy Generator, The Latest Renewable Energy Technology

If you thought that all means and potential of different sources of renewable energy have already been identified and tested on a large scale,...

Ian`s Solar-Heated Air Balloons Could Harness 500kW Each

How would you like an engine producing your dear electricity? How would you like that engine to have pistons as high as heat-powered balloons? Well, an environmental consultant from Solartran in Brisbane, Australia, by his name Ian Edmonds, has designed such an energy producing "engine" from the classic and romantic air balloon.
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Solar Powered Trike For The Disabled on The World Disabled Day

On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), we would like to present the idea of this Solar Powered Trike for...