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Renewable Energy

Zero-Blade Turbine Could Revolutionize Wind Power Industry

We have seen many high-tech wind turbines earlier that are considered as one of the main sources of sustainable energy. It's sad but true that, the rotation of the blades of wind turbines often kill birds. Added to that, the noise and vibration of the wind turbines cause headaches, nausea and insomnia among people living nearby; even scramble radio…
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NASA Developing Wind-Borne Power System Like Flying A Kite

In the childhood, almost everyone loved flying kite. NASA is bringing the childhood memories live again with their new airborne wind power system which incorporates the simplest technology of flying kite. Though it is an under-developing project but the test result of the prototype is very promising. The successful implementation will add a new…
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Apple Plans To Make Its Main Data Center 100% Green

Although Apple has been working on multiple data centers than run on clean energy, the overall percentage of Apple facilities running on green energy is not too high. And that is precisely why Apple has been criticized in the past for relying heavily on 'dirty energy.' Now, it would seem that the company plans to change this.
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Europe’s First Solar Powered Train

Europe's first solar powered train tunnel goes live on Belgian high-speed line and the installation's 16,000 solar panels will be used to provide 50 percent of the energy needed to power nearby Antwerp Central Station and to provide extra juice for both high-speed and traditional trains. The roof of the new station will have 4,400 panels and a…
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Solar Impulse Makes First International Flight

Solar Impulse completes first solar-powered international flight over Europe into Belgium on Friday on its first international flight with the pilot reporting that everything was running smoothly.After a flight lasting 12 hours 59 minutes, using no fuel and propelled by solar power alone, the Solar Impulse HB-SIA landed safely with pilot André…
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