Wind turbine designs have improved significantly in recent years, but wind farms are still pretty inefficient. That's because traditional wind turbines -- the ones with three huge blades -- interfere with
The first grid-connected offshore wind turbine in the US was just installed in Brewer, Maine. The 65-foot-tall VolturnUS turbine is a small-scale prototype of a giant 6-megawatt turbine designed by the
Set against the backdrop of the world-famous windmills in Zaanse Schans, Netherlands, the Windworks project took place from May 15th-19th. Zaanse Schans is located on the Zaan River in North Holland and
Most of the stone used to integrate the home within its surroundings was gathered nearby over the years, while the oak cladding was harvested from trees felled on site. Partially built into a slope, the
As the clean tech and electric vehicle industries grow, there is an ever greater demand for lithium - the key ingredient in the lithium-ion batteries used to store energy in EVs, laptop computers and a
Designed by Pittsburgh-based The Design Alliance Architects (TDA Architects), this new 24,350 square foot building is the Center for Sustainable Landscapes and will provide educational space to expand and
Researchers at TU Delft recently teamed up with Dutch architecture firm Mecanoo to design a bird-friendly wind turbine that can transform wind energy into electricity without any mechanical moving parts.
The title of 'world's largest offshore wind farm' has been batted about many times in the past few years - from the 100-turbine Thanet Wind Farm in the North Sea to the 175-turbine London Array. However
Students of the Kalindi Colege at Delhi University have received approval to pilot a project that will use the high-speed winds generated by metro trains to produce energy. The team of 10 students and two
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The kingdom of Saudi Arabia sits upon the world's second-largest oil reserves, and as such, oil dominates the national economy. But in recent years, Saudi Arabia has begun taking
Over the past decade, no country has embraced renewable energy with as much enthusiasm as Germany. Despite phasing out nuclear power, the country is exporting more energy than ever, thanks largely to its
Unlike most welcome centers and rest areas, the new Southeast Wyoming Welcome Center really encourages visitors to get out of their cars and stretch their legs. The entire site covers more than 26 acres
General Electric (GE) has stepped up its investment in clean energy over the past few years, and the company just announced the world’s most efficient high-output wind turbine - the "brilliant" 2.5-120.
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As 2012 came to a close, many US energy companies were rushing to install last-minute wind turbines before the federal tax credit incentive expired at the stroke of