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Solar and wind powered traffic lights

Reworking traffic lights may not be the first thing that comes to mind when local governments consider ways to save money.

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Fish thriving around wind farms

The first Danish study into how one of the worlds largest wind farms affects marine life is now completed. It shows that the wind turbines and the fish live quite happily together. Indeed some species of fish have actually increased in number.

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Carnegie Mellon University Purchases 100 Percent of its Energy From Wind Power

Carnegie Mellon University has announced that it will purchase green power to offset 100 percent of the university’s electric consumption for 2012.

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Student’s research may help increase solar cell efficiency

Stephen Mulligan, a University of Delaware senior studying mechanical engineering, has co-authored a paper explaining the effects of gas flow on newly developed solar cells.

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Rising demand for wind turbines and electric vehicles could strain supplies of some rare earth metals

As the world moves toward greater use of low-carbon and zero-carbon energy sources, a possible bottleneck looms, according to a new MIT study: the supply of certain metals needed for key clean-energy technologies.

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The Rooftop Solar Challenge – How can we make it easier and more affordable to use solar power in our homes

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is part of a national effort to find out.

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St. Andrew Waterloo’s Church goes on green energy

As many other old buildings St. Andrew Waterloo Church has started to generate its own green energy due to many rooftop solar panels.

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Kyocera bet on green energy in a Japanese largest solar farm

After the Fukushima disaster Japan follows the government’s decision to phase out nuclear power plants and to launch a new feed in tariff scheme from this July in order to drive renewable energy investments.

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Oasis like power plants designed to gather solar and wind power

Solar Wind Desert Power Plant is a new design proposal of the artist and inventor Michael Jantzen.

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Fiber optic cables to light Delancey Underground proposed park in NY

An interesting project in New York East Side was proposed by James Ramsey and Dan Barasch to use sunlight to illuminate the Delancey Underground (Low Line).

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