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Energy For Future Power Plants Could Come From Sea Kites

Swedish researchers are working on an underwater kite that could provide a low-cost and low impact method for tapping into the energy of the ocean. Swedish start-up Minesto has obtained $2.5 million to start testing the kite in Northern Ireland next year. The kite, called Deep Green, is able to capture tidal energy at 10 times the speed of the…
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Genetically Modified Algae Could Produce The Fuel Of The Future

A new company called Joule Unlimited has succeeded in growing genetically-altered organisms that sweat out usable fuel and live on to continue making more. The company broke ground recently on a Texas pilot plant that will house the single-cell plant organisms in flat structures resembling solar panels facing the sun.Water flowing through…
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The US Decides To Build Its First Offshore Wind Power Farm

This is a really good sign that the US may finally be taking renewable wind power seriously. The Cape Wind project has been approved yesterday allowing for the construction of 130 turbines at Horseshoe Shoal south of Cape Cod. This marks the first of a long, incremental, and sometimes painful shift toward a large-scale clean energy future. This…
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Harnessing The Power Of Cows To Generate Electricity

In today's strange and funny news, a farmer in Ireland by the name of William Taylor has figured that cows waste a lot of energy roaming the fields while they graze. So he's decided to harness that power to turn his farm into a power plant. Rather than letting his cows roam freely, he has placed them on a treadmill that's jury rigged to capture…
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Intel Eying Energy Saving Management

It seems that everyone now thinking about the world now. After Google, Microsoft, Apple, Panasonic, and dozens of smaller tech companies, microchip & processor designing giant Intel is also eying for home energy management system. They are developing a hardware device to control the energy in your home.Home energy management seems to be…
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Acer reveals biodegradable notebooks

According to Greanpeace, Acer is going to introduce more ecological & green technology in their machines, especially notebooks. They recently debuts two new laptops that have already been praised the the environmentalists.The two models are Acer Aspire 3811TZ and Aspire 3811TZG which have been designed with extreme energy efficiency in…
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