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Renewable energy is growing as we distance ourselves from energy sources that produce pollution. Coal, gas, oil and nuclear power can require enormous amounts of effort and money to process, distribute and contain. Energy from naturally replenished sources, such as the wind, solar, tidal and geothermal energy is where the future of energy production is heading. As renewable technology advances, we will be reporting on the latest trends and innovations right here.

 

 

 

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  • SheldonCooper

    3 weeks ago

    Well said Nic innovation should be encouraged
  • Nic Bleeker

    3 weeks ago

    In my experience in industry I have observed a number of sad phenomena. Where ever there are issues of competition, patent rights, new ideas and renewable energy or low cost energy projects involved you...
  • Boss

    3 weeks ago

    Sad to hear that this has failed. Looking at the design I thought if implemented as a pine cone and hung from any tree, but especially a fir it would be a good solution?

    Out of interest...
  • Ten22

    1 month ago

    Povogla, sadly, it seems you may be correct to a degree, the company failed in its industrialisation of the design, which I think is a pity, however, all is not lost as they are currently searching for...
  • povogla

    1 month ago

    ''Will the Wind Tree be a success?''

    We can say no. NewWind is out of business since 03.08.17.
    http://www.societe.com/societe/newwind-r-d-499220325.html
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Ten22

Renewable Energy

May 16, 2017 10:28

A BREATH OF FRESH AIR...

NewWind, a newly created company, based in France, is installing tree-shaped wind turbines, called WindTree, in Paris and other towns and also European cities, to help address the Worlds growing power needs.

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eceashishkumar

Renewable Energy

October 21, 2016 08:21

Intersolar India 2016: Dynamic Expansion in the Indian Solar Market

Mumbai/Pforzheim/Freiburg, October 19, 2016 – The Indian solar market is experiencing strong growth, bringing it ever closer to the Indian government’s goal of increasing the installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity to 100 gigawatts (GW) by.....

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eceashishkumar

Renewable Energy

October 19, 2016 08:15

6 RWAs in Delhi go green, installs solar panel

In the midst of all the buzz around lethal effects of global warming and enormously high pollution levels, small yet powerful initiatives taken up by residential units such as installing solar panels on rooftops appears as a moment of sunshine.

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DesignSpark

Renewable Energy

October 4, 2016 16:53

Maker Tonic Episode One - Off the Grid Solar Manufacturing

Ever wonder if you can run an off the grid, solar powered workshop shop and studio? Maker Tonic heads out to Solar Mill in Richmond VA where Bert Green is powering his entire shop with solar energy.

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DrLucyRogers

Renewable Energy

March 15, 2016 13:45

Is this the Energy Harvesting breakthrough the World's been waiting for?

Imagine if we could harness wasted energy and produce electricity– if we could charge our phones while we walk or use the motion of the seas to generate power.

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DesignSpark

Renewable Energy

November 19, 2015 11:21

The evolution of energy harvesting technology

The ability to harvest energy from the environment is increasingly opening up design opportunities in the Internet of Things and wearable technology

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stuartChilds

Renewable Energy

October 19, 2015 15:10

Hands-on with Cherry Energy Harvesting wireless switches

A look at the Evaluation Kit and putting the technology to the test

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sarahchallis

Renewable Energy

August 14, 2015 13:39

How to replace a battery with a thermoelectric generator module

Replacing a battery with a thermoelectric generator (TEG) is possible in certain applications, they are a longer-lasting alternative to batteries and do not run out (as long as a temperature difference is present).

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Connector Geek

Renewable Energy

July 10, 2015 15:53

Energy Harvesting Switches from CHERRY

The demand for wireless solutions for the transfer of data or power without the need for a power source is rapidly increasing.

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sarahchallis

Renewable Energy

July 9, 2015 10:00

The possibilities of thermal energy harvesting

Thermal energy harvesting is the process of capturing heat which is either waste energy given off by engines, machines and other sources or which is freely available in the environment and putting it to use.

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JeremyatRS

Renewable Energy

March 18, 2015 10:03

Green technology and energy efficiency award

ebm-papst, Europe’s leading manufacturer of fans and motors, was announced as the winner for two awards at the National ACR Awards, which recognises innovation and excellence within air conditioning and refrigeration.

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MrsT

Renewable Energy

August 4, 2014 10:35

Racing with the Sun

RS get involved with solar energy in SA

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