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Solar Technology and the Benefits of Self-Sufficiency

solar-energy

The great majority of the world’s electricity supplies around the globe are still generated from traditional energy sources such as coal, oil and natural gas. With an ever increasing population and greater than ever reliance on fossil fuels to power our modern lives, the need for clean energy technologies has never been so great. This is why environmentalists are urging ...

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Solar Panels – You’re Doing It Wrong…

Solar Panels

According to an article on Gizmodo, almost everyone using solar panels is angling them the wrong way and as a result they aren’t benefiting from the panels full potential. The Gizmodo article states that while solar panel owners in the northern hemisphere tend to angle their panels to the south to get optimal light exposure daily, a new study indicates ...

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Google Gets More Wind Power In Texas!

Happy Hereford wind farm

Google announced their goal of meeting its electrical needs via renewable resources some time ago and a recent purchase in Texas boosted that goal. Google confirms that they recently purchased 240 renewable energy certificates in a deal with the Happy Hereford wind farm in Texas.

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Chairigami Folding Cardboard Furniture

Chairigami

Chairigami is a small company founded by Zach Rotholz. The company grew out of Zach Rotholz senior project at Yale and grew out of just $5,000 seed money. So just what is Chairigami? It's furniture made from refoldable triple-wall cardboard.

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Could This Electric Plane Be The First To Top 250 MPH?

Long-EZ

Chip Yates built the Long-EZ based on the design of the Rutan Long-EZ, but the Long-EZ has one difference, it's electric. The Long-EZ is almost 17 feet long and 8 feet high and its wingspan is just over 26 feet. Unlike the traditional plane on which the Long-EZ is based it is quite possibly going to be able to surpass the power provided by the 115 HP Lycoming O-235 air-cooled flat-four engine.

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