Giant Solar-Powered Geodesic Robot Walks Into our Nightmares on 12 Crab-Like Legs

June 10, 2013 by  
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Welder Scott Parenteau has created a gigantic geodesic dome that walks about on 12 creepy crab-like legs! Parenteau’s spider-like “ Walking Pod ” is powered by a wind turbine and a roof-mounted solar panel , which help support the 800 watts of power needed to move the machine. Read the rest of Giant Solar-Powered Geodesic Robot Walks Into our Nightmares on 12 Crab-Like Legs Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “wind turbine” , geodesic robot , maker faire , Maker Faire walker pod , robot , Scott Parenteau , Solar Power , spider robot , Walker Pod        

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Apple Reveals Building Plan for Amazing Cupertino Campus with over 5MW Solar Roof

December 8, 2011 by  
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When renderings of the new Apple campus in Cupertino, California appeared on the scene in June we were stunned by its innovative shape, now we’ve learned that the new circular spaceship building, designed by Foster and Partners , will have one of the largest corporate solar roofs in the country. New building plans released by Apple to the city of Cupertino show the solar canopy will cover the entirety of the main rounded structure as well as the stand-alone parking structure. Estimates put the structure’s square footage at just over 500,000 which would make the array a whopping 5 megawatt system , allaying our fears that the rumors about Apple running their new campus on natural gas were true. Read the rest of Apple Reveals Building Plan for Amazing Cupertino Campus with over 5MW Solar Roof Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “solar energy” , apple , apple building plans , apple campus , apple cupertino campus , apple new building , apple offices , apple renderings , apple’s new campus , apples new offices , building in cupertino , cupertino building , cupertino campus , cupertino city council , green architecture , Green Building , round buildings , solar canopy , Solar Power , Solar Roof

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It’s Definitely Christmas Morning! Giant Solar Christmas Trees and Incredible New Snowflake-Shaped Solar Cells

December 25, 2009 by  
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Image via The Phoenix Sun Merry Christmas to those who celebrate it, and Happy Friday to those who don’t! And for everyone – check out these awesome solar power creations. Brisbane doesn’t mess around when it comes to their Christmas tree.

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