The burning of fossil fuels and plastic waste are devastating to the planet. 3D printing has the opportunity to move away from non-toxic, non-petroleum-based plastics from the get-go and 3Dom is on a mission to produce environmentally friendly filament. Their latest is called “Wound Up” and, to put the third ‘r’ in “reduce, reuse, and recycle”, the material […]
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Plants are the original solar power generators, turning the sun’s rays into energy through the process we all learned about in biology class: photosynthesis. So, when we think of solar power, we should be thinking about plants instead of solar panels.
The Tesla brand is a perfect example of the current trend of the best designed products come with a hefty price point. Elon Musk understands that many people make great sacrifices to purchase one of Tesla’s incredible sexy electric cars. Now in an attempt to ease the burden, and perhaps expand their market share, Tesla unveiled plans for […]
For the 2 billion people in the world who still lack sanitation, Caltech is creating a cheap, safe, and clean toilet. But building this cool product is really the easy part.
In the dusty khaki scrubland of South Africa’s inhospitable Northern Cape province, brightly polished mirrors flash light across the landscape as they rotate slowly to follow the sun, producing electricity for 80,000 homes.
Nice Architect, a Slovakian company, has created the ecocapsule, a new kind of super green micro dwelling. The ecocapsule is powered by a built-in wind turbine and solar cells, and its egg-like shape allows the collection of rainwater and dew.
Based on printing technologies, VTT Technical Centre of Finland has developed and utilized a mass production method allowing the manufacturing of decorative, organic solar panels. Freedom of design increases the range of panel applications on the surfaces of interior and exterior building spaces.
GTM Research’s solar analysts release every quarter, the most important data and findings from the past three months. The most important charts from the Q4 2014 Solar Executive Briefing follow.
German car companies, BMW and Volkswagen are teaming up with ChargePoint to install a network of fast-charging stations for electric cars in the U.S.
How would you, your loved ones, or even your pet like to grow into a tree after death? It is now possible with the Bios Urn.