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Glass Box EcoHome

Although a ‘glass-home’ doesn’t sound very eco-friendly the Dutch architect Paul de Ruiter has made it just that! In the form of a glazed-box, one half of this home sits above the landscape and the other half remains buried underground….

Raising Wind Power

Much of today’s wind power has to be generated by land-based turbines. This has angered a global public who see turbines as a total eyesore! Wind farms are taking an even stronger drumming due to their large arrays and sounds…

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Integrating alternative energy sources into our own homes remains confusing. The ‘Wind Cube’ concept from designers Liao-Hsun Chen and Wen-Chih Chang is an interesting and pragmatic solution to convert your home with the help of solely a simple screwdriver! These…

Tesla’s ‘Powerwall’

Elon Musk had done it again. On April 30th 2015, the CEO of Tesla announced his newest product the ‘Powerwall’ home battery system. It charges hcg injections online pharmacy using electricity from solar panels. They seem to have already http://onlinepharmacyindia-fast.com/…

Energy-Kites

Humans have been using kites and sails for centuries. Researchers are beginning to look at kites for wind-power generation. Now, Dutch aerospace engineers are attempting to harness energy using giant kites. High altitude winds (too high for ordinary land-based wind…

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The Eiffel (Wind) Tower?

Its official! The iconic ‘Eiffel Tower’ has just been upgraded! It’s received a new, sustainable upgrade in the form of two VAWTs (vertical axis wind turbines). They have been installed in the tower approximately 180 metres up, and embedded with…

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Wind wheels of Your Mind!

The ‘Windwheel’ is composed of two rings. Its outer-ring contains 40 rotating cabins (giving visitors to Rotterdam some spectacular views of the town!). In turn, its inner-ring also contains 72 apartments, 160 hotel rooms, some commercial outlets and a restaurant to…

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FUTURE ECO-JET CONCEPT

Aviation has been making some amazing advances recently. Many dynamic concepts start off as futuristic designs that look more like sci-fi aircraft than connected to reality. Now, Oscar Viñals a Spanish designer (and avid aviation enthusiast) has visualized a new…

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NY’s No.1 Wind Turbine

At full capacity, the first ever New York commercial wind-turbine supplies 4% of a local recycling facility’s power requirements. When this power source is combined with 600kW of solar energy on site, the facility receives 20% of its energy from…

‘Revolutionair’ Wind Turbines

The world-renowned super designer Philippe Starck has revealed two designs for a home-based wind turbine. Following two concentrated years of research the helix-shaped turbines (known affectionately as the ‘Revolutionair’) have been officially debuted. The “Revolutionair” turbines have been designed principally…