Streetlights powered by solar and wind could be lighting up your neighborhood soon

January 22, 2015 by  
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The world’s first independently powered street lighting system could be lighting up a neighborhood near you someday soon. Barcelona-based researcher Ramon Bargallo, has developed a 10-meter-high street lamp powered exclusively by wind and solar power . The system took four years to develop and is suitable for roadways, parks, neighborhoods and other public areas. The turbine can run between 10 and 200 revolutions per minute, while putting out up to 400 watts. An electronic control system oversees the flow of energy between the solar panel, the wind turbine and the lighting system. Read the rest of Streetlights powered by solar and wind could be lighting up your neighborhood soon Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “wind power” , independent street lights , off grid street lamps , off grid streetlights , portable solar power , portable wind power , Solar Power , solar street lights , wind streetlights , wind turbines

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COBE and Transform Architects Open Jagged, Aluminum-Clad Maritime Museum in Norway

December 17, 2013 by  
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INFOGRAPHIC: Homes of Classic Literature

December 16, 2013 by  
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Do you sometimes dream of building your own Hobbit house ? How about a mansion modeled after the Secret Garden? NeoMam Studios recently produced a new infographic for Terrys Fabrics that provides detailed floor plans for 9 homes from classic literature. Check them all out after the break – from Dr Jekyll’s laboratory to Dracula’s keep and Jane Eyre’s estate! The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Homes of Classic Literature Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: architecture in fiction , architecture in literature , fictional architecture , Green Building , green design , Hobbit House , homes of classic literature , infographic , Sustainable Building , sustainable design , the hobbit        

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