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Apple Uses 75% Renewable Energy Throughout Its Various Facilities

03/21/2013, Technological advancements are not only being made in consumer electronics. Modern technology has greatly improved and advanced the usage of renewable energy. Major companies such as Microsoft, Amazon and Apple are already using renewable means of energy...

Cleaner Air, Thanks To Metal Organic Material

03/11/2013, One of the ways to reduce carbon emissions is to capture the carbon that we generate in a number activities such as energy production. Most electricity is generated by coal-burning plant which produces the bulk of today’s carbon emissions. However,...

Check out the USB Solar Charger Tree

07/31/2012, We’ve seen solar trees in real life, which provide shade as well as power to the city, in certain places of California, but this is the first time I have seen a miniature personal solar tree. The personal USB Solar Charger Treel, made by Brando,...

UK approves 1GW+ of offshore wind power

07/06/2012,   Today is a big day for renewable energy in the UK. The British government has given the green light to fund two large offshore wind farms off of the Norfolk Coast. The combined investment for the project is around 3 billion pounds(about $4.66...

Clip apartment generates own energy and uses recycled waste water

07/02/2012, Buildings in America consume nearly 40% of our energy each year along with emitting tons greenhouse gases and other forms of waste. Some people have looked to making buildings self-sustainable such as placing solar panels on the sides of the buildings,...

Apple is considering fuel-cell-powered MacBooks

12/22/2011, While Apple’s current battery life on their MacBook series of laptops might seem reasonable (5-7 hours of wireless web surfing), how would you feel about a laptop that could operate for days, possibly even weeks without recharging? Well it appears that...

3D Solar cells will make solar energy efficient

01/19/2011, Solar energy – a renewable energy source that hasn’t been too popular due to its low efficiency and high cost of implementation. And that’s because of our current solar panel designs – they just don’t trap the sunlight well enough....

Transparent Solar Panels For Windows And More

05/08/2009, Installing solar panels on the roof is great, but Windows offer additional sun-gathering surface that can be exploited with Konarka’s transparent (or translucent, we should say) solar panels called Arch Active Solar Glass. The idea is to slide these...