The next step in renewable energy is right under our feet. (Courtesy Pavegen)

The next step in renewable energy is right under our feet

Pavegen technology is a multi-functional, custom flooring system that transforms foot traffic into off-grid electricity. By Robert Nieminen The New York Times journalist Thomas Friedman once asked, “Do you know what my favorite renewable fuel is? An ecosystem for innovation.” If...
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Apple is now globally powered by 100 percent renewable energy

As part of its commitment to combat climate change and create a healthier environment, apple has announced its global facilities are now powered with 100 percent clean energy. that includes stores, offices, and data centers powered from renewable energy sources such as solar,...
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Man made island in the North Sea could help Europe meet renewable energy targets

A man-made modular island surrounded by wind farms in the middle of the North Sea could help bring large-scale renewable energy to Europe by 2050. by India Block Dutch energy company TenneT claims its plans for the North Sea Wind Power Hub has the potential to supply 70 to 100...
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MIT turns to millennia-old tech for renewable energy storage – Curbed

Firebrick technology invented by Hittites in 17th century BC is being repurposed for a modern use by Barbara Eldredge With renewable energy sources becoming more and more advanced, storing that energy means big business. While we’ve seen technological breakthroughs enabling...
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This Week in Tech: Trump vs. Renewable Energy | Architect Magazine

In recent years, the part of the world that has accepted climate change as a scientifically proven reality has continued to take steps towards making renewable energy the top energy source on our planet. These efforts have not been in vain as a recent Bloomberg New Energy Finance...
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Scientists Develop a “Better Way” to Produce Renewable Hydrogen – Scientific American

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory have developed a “better way” to make hydrogen using renewable energy, according to a paper published this month in Nature Energy By Melissa C. Lott Scientists at the U.S. Department of...
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