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Latest Invention: Artificial Leaf Able to Power Homes for the Poor
[29 Mar, 2011] comments (1)
Researchers from MIT for the first time managed to develop an artificial leaf, which in fact represents a solar cell that is about the size of a playing card. ...
Modern Bamboo Houses With Traditional Features for Haiti
[25 Mar, 2011] comments (0)
Designers from St Val Architect came up with a quite appealing design concept of a housing project that was developed for Port au Prince, Haiti. ...
Latest Invention: Solarball - Portable Solar Water Purification Device
[23 Mar, 2011] comments (0)
Mr. Jonathan Liow, a Monash University graduate, came up with an idea to create a simple, yet sustainable water-purification device that is also cost-friendly. The device can be used to get rid of diseases and save lives and is called Solarball. ...
Strawberry Tree - Booth that Uses Solar Energy to Charge Gadgets
[22 Mar, 2011] comments (1)
The Strawberry Tree is a project developed by a team of Serbian students-entrepreneurs that call themselves Strawberry Energy. ...
World's Biggest Tidal Turbine to Be Built in Scotland
[21 Mar, 2011] comments (0)
The pretentious plan to build a huge tidal turbine has been approved by the Scottish government. The 40-million GBP project was initiated by the ScottishPower Renewables. ...
Banana Peel Found to Be Very Effective in Purifying Water
[15 Mar, 2011] comments (8)
Researchers discovered that minced banana peel can be used as a water purification material. In fact it considerably outperforms many other materials used to clean water. ...
LO2P - Ferris Wheel Made of Recycled Old Cars to Produce Clean Air and Green Energy
[10 Mar, 2011] comments (0)
In addition to the use of eco-friendly vehicles, older cars can still be used to help the environment. A proposal came from Atelier CMJN? who said that old cars can be recycled for parts that can be used to build circular skyscrapers. ...
QUAD - Off-road Vehicle that Runs 3 Hours Before Requiring Recharge
[09 Mar, 2011] comments (0)
With an increasing demand for green vehicles, designers attempt to create concept that would boast appealing design and impressive features. ...
URBAN FIELD - Park Composed of Piezoelectric Trees that Collect Rainwater and Produce Power Energy
[02 Mar, 2011] comments (0)
Anthony DiMari is the author of an interesting eco-friendly concept. He came up with the idea to design a piezoelectric field of artificial trees. The latter will be able to collect rainwater and produce power. ...
AQUASUN - New System of Solar Panels Mounted on Bodies of Water
[01 Mar, 2011] comments (0)
Tech companies from Israel and France came up with the idea to mount solar panels on the surface of the existing bodies of water. ...
Solar Pegasus - Toy that Uses Solar Energy to Keep Kids Entertained
[01 Mar, 2011] comments (0)
Meet the Solar Pegasus Flying Horse, a toy equipped with a solar panel that harnesses energy from the sun or the nearest lamp to recharge its batteries. ...
Latest Invention: Bicycle that Purifies Water
[21 Feb, 2011] comments (1)
A firm from Japan plans to register high profit with its project launched in Bangladesh. It decided to build a bicycle that is able to purify water in disaster zones and remote locations. ...
Jaguar Supercomputer Used to Develop More Energy-Efficient Trucks
[09 Feb, 2011] comments (0)
The team composed of specialists from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and BMI Corporation decided to use Jaguar supercomputer, to develop a system that would make trucks more energy efficient. ...
Solar Wind - Bridge that Harnesses Wind and Solar Energy
[02 Feb, 2011] comments (4)
Italian designers Francesco Colarossi, Giovanna Saracino and Luisa Saracino came up with a stunning design of a structure called Solar Wind. What is even more impressive is that this design can become a reality. ...
Large Solar Pyramids Could Power Homes in Abu Dhabi Desert
[01 Feb, 2011] comments (0)
Lunar Cubit is a project that involves the construction of a pyramid-shaped complex that will harness solar energy to power thousands of homes located in the Abu Dhabi desert. ...

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