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Top 6 Green Energy Stories of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Posted By Mike Chino On December 30, 2011 @ 9:14 am In Best of 2011,carousel showcase,Environment,Features,Kinetic Energy,Renewable Energy,Solar Power,Wind Power | No Comments

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2011 was an incredible year for green energy as the impending challenges of climate change [1], energy security, and peak oil [2] spurred the development of clean power sources that will propel us towards a more sustainable future. We saw plans unveiled that will transform skyscrapers into towering photovoltaic farms [3] and we watched a forest of massive solar trees [4] sprout in Singapore. We were also amazed to see a 13-year-old wunderkind harness the fibonacci sequence [5] to make a solar power breakthrough, and we brought you a first look at Aquamarine Power’s massive Oyster 800 [6] wave energy generator – read on for our most popular green energy stories from 2011!

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[1] climate change: http://inhabitat.com/energy/

[2] peak oil: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peak_oil

[3] towering photovoltaic farms: http://inhabitat.com/chicagos-willis-tower-to-become-a-vertical-solar-farm/

[4] massive solar trees: http://inhabitat.com/new-photos-singapore%E2%80%99s-solar-powered-supertrees-under-construction-at-gardens-by-the-bay/

[5] harness the fibonacci sequence: http://inhabitat.com/13-year-old-makes-solar-power-breakthrough-by-harnessing-the-fibonacci-sequence/

[6] Aquamarine Power’s massive Oyster 800: http://inhabitat.com/aquamarine-power-unveils-oyster-800-wave-energy-generator-exclusive-photos/

[7] Image: http://inhabitat.com/new-photos-singapore’s-solar-powered-supertrees-under-construction-at-gardens-by-the-bay/

[8] Image: http://inhabitat.com/norway-and-jordan-sign-agreement-to-make-sahara-forest-project-oasis-a-reality/

[9] Image: http://inhabitat.com/super-batteries-made-from-frozen-smoke-may-be-here-soon/

[10] View Results: #ViewPollResults

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