A report prepared for the European Commission has found that onshore wind power provides the cheapest source of energy once external factors such as air quality, health impacts and expenditure, and the
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Issy-les-Moulineaux's environmental quality charter, called ISSEO, began in 2009 when the town and 20 developers agreed that all new housing and offices would be built to high standards of sustainability.
Fusion energy is often associated with Hollywood fantasy - think Tony Stark's miniature Arc Reactor in "Iron Man." But could a virtually unlimited source of zero-emission power actually become a reality?
Based in Feldafing, Germany, Smart Hydro Power is a start-up company with an incredible mission: they've been developing a power source that's fuelled by flowing river water. The SMART kinetic hydro
Energy Justice Summer has come to an end, but our work against fracking and extreme shale gas extraction is still continuing. In the coming months, we'll be looking for more fellows to come to Susquehanna
Computer equipment and residential electronics represent 15 percent of the energy that residents consume worldwide, and that number is expected to triple over the next couple of decades unless steps are
It's a strange partnership, but Brazilian football legend Pelé and Shell Oil have teamed up to launch the world's first player-powered community football field--right in the heart of a Rio de Janeiro
Burlington, Vermont, a city of 42,000 people, is now powered by 100 percent renewable energy sources – most of the time, at least. The city set itself this target around a decade ago, and recently
Is there someone in your household who just can't seem to remember to turn off the lights when they leave the room? Give them the gentle nudge they need by posting up a few of Hu2's clever wall decals.
IBM Research and Swiss solar technology company Airlight Energy just unveiled a cutting-edge solar system that resembles a 10-meter-high sunflower! The High Concentration PhotoVoltaic Thermal (HCPVT)
The rigorous Passive House building standard just got a major update: It will now recognize net zero buildings and buildings that generate more energy than they consume as "Passive House Plus" and
The town of Kisielice in Poland is 100 percent powered by renewable energy! In recognition of its achievement, the town has just been awarded a European Commission ManagEnergy Award 2014 in the
Heavily landscaped with green roofs, planting beds, and water features, Butterfly Square was designed to look like an extension of the neighboring park. To keep the development pedestrian-friendly and
This gorgeous experimental house in Norway can produce twice the energy it consumes! Designed by Snøhetta for the Research Center on Zero Emission Buildings, the building demonstrates the latest
Cast in concrete, the outer semi-circular shell attaches the house to the shoreline with sand foundations. Solar cells line the outer shell to take advantage of Cape Town's abundant sunshine however; the
Wildpoldsried, a Bavarian village of about 2,600 residents, is leading the way in Germany's extraordinary renewable energy transformation. Over the past 17 years, the village has invested in a holistic
Sonya's house is instantly recognizable from the street. Located in a quiet neighborhood in a productive (and beautiful) agricultural area just over an hour west of Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic Taliesin,
Following in the footsteps of New York's Empire State Building and the London Eye, the city of Astana recently replaced the lighting systems of three major city landmarks with LED lighting from Philips
We take electricity for granted in the developed world, but did you know that 1.6 billion people - a full one quarter of the world's population - don’t have access to reliable electricity? The
The apartment building achieves 95 percent energy savings over other comparable buildings of its size and incorporates some of the most up-to-date sustainable technologies and strategies. The
After a recent leak finally revealed that Tesla Motors' new Gigafactory is to be built in Nevada, the company confirmed the news late last week and released a new image of the proposed design. In a joint
Roskilde's new power plant will incinerate rubbish from nine local municipalities as well as selected international locations to generate electricity and heat for the historic city. The building's unique
BRZBrands' Hot Art brings paintings to your home that do more than just warm your soul -- each work of art doubles as an energy-efficient infrared heater. Hot Art brings spa quality heat to any room
Solar Rain Tree Oasis Could Alleviate Drought-Striken California Using Rainwater Collection and Clean Energy
Michael Jantzen just unveiled designs for the Solar Rain Tree Oasis, a public gathering pavilion designed to help alleviate drought-stricken California. Made from a large prefabricated steel shell, the
Did you know that only 1 percent of freshwater in the world is available for human consumption? Or that 140 litres of water are required to produce a single cup of coffee? Over 70% of water used in
The world's largest tidal energy project just took a big step forward as Atlantis Resources announced it has finalized an $83 million funding package for the project to break ground. When it is finished,
We're now in the dog days of summer, but brisk fall weather is right around the corner - and Cocoon Fireplaces just launched a new line of ultra modern fireplaces that offer an environmentally friendly
Today's smartphones are dominated by their screens - and researchers just unveiled a new type of 100% transparent solar panel that could turn displays, windows, and other transparent surfaces into clean
Project Dome is a design proposal submitted to this year's Land Art Generator Initiative design competition, a contest that solicits ideas for constructible regenerative architecture in Copenhagen.
Artist Felix Cheong designed Oscillating Platforms, a proposal for an off-grid floating art installation submitted to the 2014 Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) design competition. Outfitted with
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