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

Posted By Mike Chino On December 30, 2012 @ 10:28 am In carousel showcase,Features,Kinetic Energy,Renewable Energy,Solar Power,Wind Power | 4 Comments

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2012 was a banner year for renewable energy [1] 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 [2] while upstart innovators brought alternative energy into our own backyards. From ultra-efficient bird-friendly wind turbines [3] and pop-up DIY photovoltaic factories [4] to spherical solar cells [5] 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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[1] renewable energy: http://inhabitat.com/energy/

[2] photovoltaics during record production periods: http://inhabitat.com/germany-sets-new-solar-record-by-meeting-nearly-half-of-countrys-weekend-power-demand/

[3] bird-friendly wind turbines: http://inhabitat.com/the-saphonian-wind-turbine-ditches-blades-for-a-more-efficient-and-less-expensive-design/

[4] pop-up DIY photovoltaic factories: http://inhabitat.com/solar-pocket-factory-diy-machine-can-print-a-solar-panel-every-15-seconds/

[5] spherical solar cells: http://inhabitat.com/revolutionary-sphelar-spherical-solar-cells-capture-sunlight-from-all-directions/

[6] Image: http://inhabitat.com/16-year-old-egyptian-scientist-finds-way-to-turn-plastic-waste-into-78-million-of-biofuel/

[7] Image: http://inhabitat.com/rawlemon’s-spherical-solar-energy-generating-globes-can-even-harvest-energy-from-moonlight/

[8] View Results: #ViewPollResults

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