Mike Chino

Inhabitat's Top Clean Energy Stories of 2012 – Vote for Your Favorite!

by , 12/30/12

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2012 was a banner year for renewable energy that saw scientists and engineers pushing the envelope towards ever more efficient and sustainable ways of producing power. Entire nations reaped the benefits of photovoltaics during record production periods while upstart innovators brought alternative energy into our own backyards. From ultra-efficient bird-friendly wind turbines and pop-up DIY photovoltaic factories to spherical solar cells that harvest light from every direction, read on for our top renewable energy stories of 2012 – and make sure to vote for your favorite!

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4 Comments

  1. Liondragoncustom December 29, 2012 at 5:25 am

    Like half the stuff I’ve supported on KS. Turned out to be badly designed crap unfortunately.That’s good!

  2. micheleg December 28, 2012 at 2:24 pm

    Now if the USA would start implementing any of these ideas, instead of funding and kissing up to the oil companies….

  3. Sam Collier December 27, 2012 at 11:52 am

    Much as I love new breakthroughs and promising designs, Germany’s accomplishment in actually generating so much energy through its limited solar resource gives hope to all the US, and much of the world, that clean energy is achievable: only the will to do it is needed. If a northern region can do it, places with more sun certainly can!

  4. Jessie Garcia-Pacheco December 26, 2012 at 5:57 pm

    All of these green energy stories are great- I wonder though, what will happen in 2013! I hope to see some new developments in green energy closer to home…

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