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Wind Turbine – Unlocking Urban Power

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Wind Turbines, Wind Farms, and the Potential

The United States accounts for over 61,000 Mw of wind power generated annually through large wind farms, second only to China in the adoption and use of this green wind turbine technology. According to multiple research agencies including the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy, the United States has a potential to generate nine times its current power consumption and could supply over 20% of its power through wind power. (more…)

Pros and Cons of a Desert Solar Power Plant

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With the earth’s natural resources running dry, scientists have started tapping into alternate forms of raw energy, including solar energy derived from the suns’ rays. In addition to being inexpensive, solar energy can act as a suitable alternative to fossil fuels and is extremely eco friendly when compared to the latter.

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5 zero emission rides powered by hydrogen fuel cells

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Hydrogen is the fuel of the future as it is friendly to the environment, unlike other fuel sources that emit harmful gases into the atmosphere to add to global warming. Thus, this clean green source of power is being utilized in some upcoming vehicles that run on hydrogen fuel cells. Check out some of these hydrogen-powered, zero-emission rides being introduced in the auto market. (more…)

The Big Question: Will piezoelectricity ever become a viable source of electricity

 

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The ever increasing demand for power has made us look out for alternate forms of renewable energy like solar power, hydro-electric power, geo-thermal power and wind power etc. One such renewable source of energy that has been gaining popularity over the past few years is the Piezoelectric Technology that generates power from the electromagnetic properties of some minerals found on earth. (more…)

When Florida disappears – Floating architecture for a submerged world

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We all know that global warming is real and the day is not far away when it will cause the polar icecaps to meltdown and will result in many low lying coastal areas to get submerged in seawater. The latest studies revealed that the meltdown of a small portion of glaciers around the world has already caused the sea level to go up a little bit and if this meltdown continues at the present rate, then many cities will have a very bleak future. (more…)

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