100-Foot Subsea Turbine Successfully Installed at World’s First Tidal Farm Off the Coast of Scotland

May 18, 2012 by  
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Tidal farms , which use underwater turbines to harness the power of the planet’s oceans and convert it into electricity, are something that we frequently mention here at Inhabitat. While there are plans to build them all over the world , Scotland achieved a major milestone this week by successfully installing a 10MW tidal power array in the Sound of Islay, off the coast of Orkney. Read the rest of 100-Foot Subsea Turbine Successfully Installed at World’s First Tidal Farm Off the Coast of Scotland Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cheap clean electricity , ecotricity , hammerfest strom hs1000 , hs1000 tidal turbine , searaser , searaser ecotricity , searaser project , tidal ecotricity , tidal energy , tidal power , tidal turbine orkney

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Steven Chu Talks Science and Renewables, But Steers Clear of Policy at World Renewable Energy Forum

May 18, 2012 by  
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Dr. Steven Chu, head of the US Department of Energy , gave an information-packed, 50-minute speech at the World Renewable Energy Forum in Denver on Wednesday. Speaking to a crowd of renewable energy leaders, Dr. Chu patted the industry on its head but didn’t have many bones to feed a hungry audience. The talk felt more like a college lecture than a political stump speech, with the energy secretary discussing the economics of renewable energy without addressing the cost of carbon. Read the rest of Steven Chu Talks Science and Renewables, But Steers Clear of Policy at World Renewable Energy Forum Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: DOE , energy policy , green energy policy , steven chu , WREF

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Xieria House II is a Light-Filled Modern Home in Portugal that Harmonizes with the Surrounding Landscape

May 18, 2012 by  
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Probiomed is a High-Tech & Eco Friendly Medical Research Center in Mexico

May 18, 2012 by  
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