Since the early 1970s, scientists have been toying with the idea of collecting solar power in space, where solar collection rates are stronger than on the surface of the Earth. But because of the costs
Denver Zoo acknowledged that they have a lot of poo on their hands, but rather than hauling their waste off to a landfill or compost, they developed their own on-site poo-power system! They've applied the
Natural gas has been widely billed as a "bridge fuel" - a low-carbon alternative to coal that will help us make the transition to cleaner energy - but a new study pokes some big holes in that argument.
Compressed waste bamboo makes a beautiful panel that is so much healthier for the earth than the fiberglass typically used, and it is exceptionally renewable since it is one of the fastest growing plants
The ingenious Link Solar Power Skyscraper is designed to serve a number of functions. While providing an administrative center for the Venice and Veneto areas, it will house a number of energy generating
The Bioclimatic House by Ruiz Larrea and Associates has a wind farm right in its back yard, so when it came to the design, high winds had to be accounted for. Located next the to wind park of Granadilla
Poo-power, or the science of turning excrement into energy, has been gaining popularity over recent years, and now scientists at Penn State University have developed a device which they claim could allow
Ever wish you could charge your iPhone while looking like a complete weirdo? Now you can, with the AIRE mask, a wind-powered device that captures the power of respiration and converts it to electricity
Last Friday, politicians in Hawaii helped to break ground at what will soon become Hawaii's largest wind farm. The Kawailoa Wind Farm, which is being built on Oahu's north shore will be the source of 68
Canada-based SYSTEMATEKS is a brand based on the idea that the future of design lies in creating systems that allow people to personalize and co-create designs for themselves. The company recently built a
We've written about the Sahara Forest Project before, so we're excited to report that the organization behind this ambitious endeavor has signed an agreement to build its first pilot plant in Doha, Qatar.
Those of us who rely on gasoline to get us around have been feeling the pinch as gas prices have risen for 20 days straight nationwide. As per gallon costs continue to climb toward a wallet cringing $4,
President Obama stepped to the stage at The University of Miami yesterday to deliver an impressive speech on energy policy. Though the President made mention of his efforts to expand oil and gas drilling
It's no surprise we are big LEGO fans here at Inhabitat - the iconic building blocks can be used to create everything from cameras and furniture to apartments and massive cathedrals. Now the toy maker is
Triton is an alternative warning and guidance buoy designed for use at sea. Conceived by Dr.Hakan Gürsu from Design Nobis, the system harnesses the sun and the wind to generate renewable energy for its