Google Wants To Help You Go Solar – Expands Project Sunroof To 9 Major U.S. Regions

Making solar easier Google’s stated mission is to “organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful”. At first this mostly meant cataloguing and ranking web pages for search, but for many years now Google has ventured into the physical world with projects like Google Maps and Google Books. The latest project to […]

The Future of Wind Turbines? No Blades

It’s no longer suprising to encounter 100-foot pinwheels spinning in the breeze as you drive down the highway. But don’t get too comfortable with that view. A Spanish company called Vortex Bladeless is proposing a radical new way to generate wind energy that will once again upend what you see outside your car window. Their […]

How Ocean Current Could Power Half The Homes In Florida

Todd Janca’s father ran the Discovery Bay Marine Laboratory in Mona, Jamaica, and Todd learned that at great depths submarine have to fight strong ocean currents. “Along the way, it just dawned on me that no one is using all the energy that is down there,” he says. “You can collect the energy from [an […]

Giant Fans Will Soon Suck CO2 Out Of The Atmosphere And Turn It Into Fuel

  While some may associate CO2 pollution mainly with industrial plants and giant chimneys releasing the gas into the atmosphere, the reality is that emissions from the transport sector represent about 24 percent of global CO2 emissions and have the highest emissions growth of all. They are also harder to limit and capture. While there are existing […]