A symbol of Brazil's contribution to science and design, Estudio 41's concept proposal was carefully constructed to ensure a protective shell that would preserve not only the fragile humans living in this
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.
Why settle for one form of renewable energy when you can produce power with two? That's exactly what scientists from the University of Liverpool have done by upgrading an everyday wind turbine with a new
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
In the wake of soaring temperatures that made it impossible for some residents in the Australian outback to pump gas, good news is finally coming to the energy market Down Under. A report by Bloomberg New
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.
Belgium is set to construct an artificial island in the North Sea that will be used solely as storage for wind energy. Announcing the plans earlier this week, Belgium's North Sea minister Johan Lanotte
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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
2012 was a banner year for renewable energy that saw scientists and engineers pushing the envelope towards ever more efficient and sustainable ways of producing power. Entire nations reaped the benefits
Critics of wind power all like to point out the same problem with turbine technology: "What happens when the wind doesn't blow"? Apple, usually a maker of products that consume energy, recently filed for
Typhoon Bopha struck the island of Mindanao on Tuesday, bringing over 130 mph winds and driving rains. The storm mainly hit the eastern coast of Mindanao, concentrating the destruction in the Compostela