Could this giant straw be the solution to the problems with wind turbines?

May 8, 2015 by  
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Could a bladeless wind turbine  answer the issues with clean energy and save a few bird lives in the process? It can if you believe that the same technology we use to get your milkshake to your mouth could also power a community. Vertical designs for wind generators are not popular, but designers continue to come up with new plans for the idea. This vertical straw is one of the latest inventions. Read the rest of Could this giant straw be the solution to the problems with wind turbines? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “wind power” , alternative energy , bladeless wind generator , bladeless wind power , no turbine wind power , straw wind generator , Vortex wind generator

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Couple uses ladders to navigate their Tokyo ‘Ninja’ house

May 8, 2015 by  
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The Enessere Hercules Wind Turbine Generates Wind Energy in Fine Style

May 17, 2012 by  
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Wind energy is one of the cleanest, most reliable sources of renewable energy out there, but there’s one strike against it: Most wind turbines aren’t exactly the most attractive sight. But for anyone who says that wind energy can’t match form to function, feast your eyes on the Enessere Hercules wind generator . With curved wooden blades, the 23-foot-tall wind turbine looks more like a sculpture than other more utilitarian wind turbines, and because of its clever design, it can harness the power of wind coming from any direction. Read the rest of The Enessere Hercules Wind Turbine Generates Wind Energy in Fine Style Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “clean energy” , “wind power” , “wind turbine” , Enessere , Hercules , renewable energy , wind energy , wind generator , wind turbine design , windmill , wooden wind turbine

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Harvest Pavilion Collects the Bounty on an Eco-Farm in China

May 17, 2012 by  
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Massive Energy-Generating Wind Tower Proposed for Japan

January 6, 2011 by  
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When considering wind power as an energy source, it’s best to think big . Japan-based ZENA Systems is working on developing a new type of wind energy generator that will dwarf anything before it. The 50 meter-tall hexagonal building essentially acts as a huge scoop that compresses wind from all directions and then runs the rushing air through a series of ground-based generators.

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Yuyang DNU showcases hybrid LED streetlamp at LD Korea 2010

September 4, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Energy-efficient LED streetlamp powered by solar and wind energy. Solar energy can be harvested easily on a sunny day and wind energy is perfectly suited for windy cities. Combining the best of these two most common sources of renewable energy, Yuyang DNU has created a hybrid LED streetlamp, which was showcased at the Lighting & Design Exhibition currently being held in Korea.

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Researchers create edible crystals to store hydrogen efficiently

September 4, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: New storage technique enables easy storage of hydrogen for fuel-cell cars.

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DIY Altoids Tin BBQ Grill cooks burgers on a single charcoal briquette

September 4, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: BBQ grill made from recycled materials. Firing up the grill means lighting just a single briquette of charcoal for this mini DIY grill that has been made from recycled materials.

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