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Researchers Turn Beer Wastage Into Battery Electrodes

10/13/2016, Just like cooking, when it comes to making beer there will be quite a bit of wastage in terms of ingredients. For example did you know that to create one barrel of beer, it takes about seven barrels of water? And that water also needs to be filtered...

Solar Roadways Launches Their First Public Test

10/03/2016, Way back in 2010 we learnt about a project called Solar Roadways. The idea is that instead of solar panels being installed on the rooftops of buildings or homes, it could be installed on the roads where it could also be used to power things like LEDs on...

Microsoft Pledges To Use 50% Renewable Energy By 2018

09/25/2016, Tech companies need to create more and more data centers across the globe to meet their demands as they further advance cloud computing technology. Data centers happen to be one of the largest consumers of energy on the planet so they are quite a drain on...

Apple Joins RE100 Renewable Energy Initiative

09/19/2016, If there is one thing that Apple loves to boast, it is that their products are green. Not the color green, but green as in good for the environment because Apple chooses to use renewable energy, as well as choosing materials that won’t have a negative...

Snapdragon Processors Help Save Resources At San Diego Petco Park

08/24/2016, Qualcomm Intelligent Solutions (QIS) has announced that it has worked with OSIsoft LLC to deploy connected resource-monitoring infrastructure to provide real-time data to the Petco Park (San Diego Padres’ home). Randy McWilliams, a senior director of...

Scotland Powered By Just Wind Turbines For An Entire Day

08/14/2016, There is a very select group of countries in the world that have demonstrated the capability to meet their energy demands for an entire day through nothing but renewable sources, and now Scotland has joined that exclusive list. Earlier this week, it...

Researchers Develop Solar Cell That Turns CO2 Into Hydrocarbon Fuel

07/31/2016, When you think of solar, you probably of the technology that converts sunlight into energy, and you would be right. However it seems that researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have managed to create solar cells that can do more than just...

Ukraine Government Reimagines Chernobyl As A Solar Farm

07/29/2016, The Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster happened about 30 years ago, and we suppose if anything it serves as a stark reminder of how dangerous nuclear energy is, despite its potential to do good. Interestingly enough it seems that the Ukrainian government...

Scientists Create Solar-Powered Machine That Turns Urine Into Water

07/27/2016, The idea of recycling our bodily waste into something more useful isn’t new. In fact last year Bill Gates was part of an initiative that turned human waste into drinking water, a feat which he gladly demonstrated on video. Now it looks like scientists...

Ford & Jose Cuervo Team Up To Make Car Parts Out Of Agave Plants

07/19/2016, Drinking and driving, two things that do not work well together, but yet Ford and tequila company Jose Cuervo have announced a partnership which will see them work together to try and figure out how to make greener cars. How will this be done? Apparently...

Honda Unveils Hybrid Motor That Does Not Use Rare Earth Metals

07/12/2016, If you’re looking to do your part for the planet, opting for a hybrid or electric car is one way to do so as it consumes less fuel in the case of hybrids, and pretty much no fuel if you’re going full electric. However at the same time, the motor does...

Electric Harley-Davidson Expected In The Next 5 Years

06/15/2016, When you think of huge and loud motorcycles, chances are you could be thinking of brands like Harley-Davidson, which in all honesty aren’t bought by motorcycle enthusiasts because of how fuel-efficient they are. Chances are they are bought because of...

Apple To Sell Some Of Their Green Energy Back To Providers

06/09/2016, It is no secret that Apple prides themselves for being a green company. For example over in Singapore, Apple has boasted that they will be able to operate using 100% renewable energy. It seems that Apple’s green efforts have been so efficient to the...