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Kevin Kennon Architects’ Tian Fang Tower is a Sustainable Skyscraper for Tianjin

Kevin Kennon Architects’ Tian Fang Tower is a Sustainable Skyscraper for Tianjin

Kevin Kennon Architects is designing a new landmark building for Tianjin Eco-City in China. This 120,000 square meter, 44 floor office tower and luxury shopping center, developed by Tianjin Real Estate

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How Green Energy is Improving United States National Security

How Green Energy is Improving United States National Security

We have long reported how the U.S. military is investing in green energy, producing innovations such as solar-powered tents, hydrogen-powered tanks and biofuel-powered plans. These advances stand to not

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UPS Switches Trucks From Diesel To Liquefied Natural Gas

UPS Switches Trucks From Diesel To Liquefied Natural Gas

Mail carrier services use a substantial amount of gas as they deliver packages, so it comes as no surprise that they're also on the forefront of a lot of eco-friendly, fuel-efficient practices. UPS just

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Obama’s Budget Spares Cuts for Renewable Energy Investments

Obama’s Budget Spares Cuts for Renewable Energy Investments

Unlike the budget that House Republicans unveiled last week, the President Obama's new budget, which he unveiled yesterday, spares -- for the most part -- the spending he's had in the works for renewable

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Ineos Breaks Ground on First Commercial Biofuel Plant in U.S.

Ineos Breaks Ground on First Commercial Biofuel Plant in U.S.

Ineos New Plant BioEnergy began construction two days ago on the grounds of an old citrus-processing factory for $130 million Indian River BioEnergy Center.

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New Chevy Volt to be Eligible For Extra $5,000 Tax Rebate in California

New Chevy Volt to be Eligible For Extra $5,000 Tax Rebate in California

The next generation of Chevy Volts will be a little more enticing to California residents now that GM has said they will make them eligible for an extra $5,000 CA state tax rebate -- that is on top of the

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Portugese Scientists Create Water-Powered Paper Battery

Portugese Scientists Create Water-Powered Paper Battery

Scientists at the Faculty of Science and Technology in Lisbon, Portugal have created a new breed of paper battery that can be charged with one of the planet's most abundant resources - water. The center,

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Cella Energy Announces Emission-Free Gas for $1.50 Per Gallon

Cella Energy Announces Emission-Free Gas for $1.50 Per Gallon

This sounds like a dream, but UK-based company Cella Energy claims to have developed a synthetic fuel that has no carbon emissions and would cost only $1.50 per gallon. The hydrogen-based fuel, which is

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EDV-01: Robotic Emergency Shelter is Entirely Self-Sufficient

EDV-01: Robotic Emergency Shelter is Entirely Self-Sufficient

Japan just unveiled the future of emergency housing in the form of the Emergency Disaster Vehicle, or EDV-01. The innovative design is fully-automated, capable of automatically doubling its size, and can

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New Photosensitizing Dyes Create More Efficient Solar Panels

New Photosensitizing Dyes Create More Efficient Solar Panels

Researchers at the University of Buffalo have created a new class of photosensitizing dyes that will give a one-two punch to the efficiency of solar energy systems, making both solar electricity panels

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US Navy Gets Its First Shipment of Chevy Equinox Fuel Cell Vehicles

US Navy Gets Its First Shipment of Chevy Equinox Fuel Cell Vehicles

The US Navy just added a few good green vehicles - Chevy Equinoxes, to be specific - to their fleet in Hawaii as part of an Aloha State initiative to make hydrogen fuel cells a realistic option for

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Urban Oasis: Giant Solar Powered Flower Lights Up the Night

Urban Oasis: Giant Solar Powered Flower Lights Up the Night

During the day, the sculpture, which we first covered when it debuted at the Chelsea Flower Show, opens and closes its petals to expose its solar cells to sunlight. Inside the structure, there is a

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Solar Machine Mimics Plants to Transform CO2 Into Fuel

Solar Machine Mimics Plants to Transform CO2 Into Fuel

Plants have long harnessed sunlight to create 'food' for themselves, and now a joint American and Swiss team have created a device that can duplicate the process! The team recently unveiled their

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Green Overdrive Video: Mercedes F-Cell Fuel Cell Car

Green Overdrive Video: Mercedes F-Cell Fuel Cell Car

For this week's episode of GigaOM TV's Green Overdrive Show, we got a chance to test drive Mercedes fuel cell car, the F-Cell. Mercedes only made 200 of these vehicles and is renting them out to drivers

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Microorganism Breakthrough Could Make Methane Production More Efficient

Microorganism Breakthrough Could Make Methane Production More Efficient

A team from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst have discovered a new cooperative behavior in anaerobic bacteria known as “interspecies electron transfer” that they believe could be

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NASA Discovers New Life Form, Could Revolutionize Green Energy

NASA Discovers New Life Form, Could Revolutionize Green Energy

In the “this will seriously blow your mind” category, NASA has announced a discovery that has shaken the entire scientific community’s understanding of life as we know it. In addition to

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Harvard Engineering Team Working On Biogas-Powered Laptop

Harvard Engineering Team Working On Biogas-Powered Laptop

Biogas is rapidly becoming a popular source of renewable energy, and now a team at Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is investigating a method to use methane in laptop fuel cells and

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China Develops First Fuel Cell Light Rail Locomotive

China Develops First Fuel Cell Light Rail Locomotive

It's been an impressive year for Chinese railways as the nation unveiled the world's fastest train and planned rail links from Asia to Europe -- and recently the county unveiled its first fuel cell light

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Researchers Make Graphene Out of Ordinary Table Sugar

Researchers Make Graphene Out of Ordinary Table Sugar

The manufacturing industry is always looking for new sustainable materials to build from. So far, they have looked into building homes from straw, fruit peel and even books. Now, a team at Rice

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MIT Researchers Find Greener Way to Make Carbon Nanotubes

MIT Researchers Find Greener Way to Make Carbon Nanotubes

Carbon nanotubes are a cutting-edge component used in the fields of electronics, medicine and industrial design due to their size, strength and electrical properties. However during their production,

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Oxford Company Developing Energy-Generating Windows

Oxford Company Developing Energy-Generating Windows

Oxford Photovoltaics has won a £100,000 ($150,000) prize to develop the technology for screen-printed organic solar cells that could be placed onto window panes in order to generate energy. The company

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Hydra Is a Relief Vehicle, Water Purifier and Power Plant All in One

Hydra Is a Relief Vehicle, Water Purifier and Power Plant All in One

A company called  The Essential Element has designed a vehicle that not only provides renewable power in the aftermath of a natural disaster, but also purifies water, a resource that is often in great

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Super Soaker Inventor To Tackle Solar Power

Super Soaker Inventor To Tackle Solar Power

As far as this writer is concerned the only connection between Super Soakers and solar power is that if the sun is out, a water fight could be in the cards. However there is another link - the inventor of

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World’s Largest Laser a Step Closer to Fusion Energy

World’s Largest Laser a Step Closer to Fusion Energy

This week California’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory announced that it fired up the world’s largest laser in a 'dry run' -- a crucial first step towards the lab's goal of creating nuclear

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An Electric Bike That Runs On Water!

An Electric Bike That Runs On Water!

Earlier this week, we showed you a motorcycle that runs on solar power, so it's only fitting that now we bring you news of an electric bycle that runs on water! Developed by SIGNa Chemistry, this electric

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Ancient Italian Town Completely Powered by Renewable Energy

Ancient Italian Town Completely Powered by Renewable Energy

Renewable energy installations aren't just for futuristic metropolises; they're also useful in even the tiniest remote villages. Take Tocco, for example -- the 2,700-person Italian town has installed four

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Adobe Installs A Dozen Bloom Boxes

Adobe Installs A Dozen Bloom Boxes

Adobe, the company behind Flash Player and Adobe Reader, has always been a supporter of renewable energy - remember when they installed a wind farm at their headquarters in San Jose? Well now they've

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U.S. Army to Use Solar Backpacks In Afghanistan

U.S. Army to Use Solar Backpacks In Afghanistan

The U.S. military is increasingly embracing renewable energy, whether it be utilizing biofuel in the Air Force or creating tanks that run on hydrogen fuel cells. In it's most recent effort, the U.S. Army

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Bacteria Harvests Precious Metals to Produce Clean Energy

Bacteria Harvests Precious Metals to Produce Clean Energy

Typical of industrial construction, precious metals such as gold, platinum and palladium are sometimes lost given the difficulties of effectively extracting them. However, researchers from the School of

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U.S. Coast Guard to Install New Wind Turbine at Base in Maine

U.S. Coast Guard to Install New Wind Turbine at Base in Maine

Following in the footsteps of the U.S. military's embracing of renewable energy, such as fighter jets running on biofuel and hydrogen fuel cell powered tanks, the U.S. coast guard has decided to use wind

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