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Turbine-Free Wind Power

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Are oscillating panels the future of wind energy?

Wind power may be clean, green, and renewable, but it doesn't come without its problems. It's noisy as hell for people living nearby, and it poses serious risks to flying wildlife and sensitive shoreline habitats. A group of mechanical engineers from Cornell have responded with a solution that may represent the future of wind energy tech. The working prototype, dubbed Vibro-Wind,......read more

Batik Collection by Ethnotek

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Artisan-crafted backpack panels from Surakarta, Indonesia $29.00

Ethnotek continues to radiate positive design vibrations with the just-launched Batik collection, a range of "Threads" that fit on the brand's excellent Raja backpacks. The Batik Threads, crafted by artisans in Surakarta, Indonesia using handmade Batik fabric, act as interchangeable front panels that you can switch in or out depending on what mood or color strikes your fancy. They feature......read more

Want Safer and Cheaper Solar Panels? Just Add Salt

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Researchers switch out a toxic chemical in solar cells for a salt found in tofu

Solar power may be one of the cleanest energy sources, but one way of producing solar cells is actually quite toxic. A new study points to a safer and cheaper method, using an ingredient that is also used to make tofu. Researchers at the University of Liverpool discovered that a salt used to produce the fermented bean curd, as well as to de-ice roads, could be a new ingredient in making solar......read more

Solar Installation Deals Attract Converts

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Homeowners flock to creative financing deals for solar panels

With the rising cost of energy and the depletion of resources traditionally used to power our lives, homeowners all over the nation are searching for alternate sources of energy. Of primary interest are solar panels, which provide free, renewable power by capturing energy from the sun. The problem? The upfront investment -- typically over $30,000 -- exceeds most homeowners' budgets. Enter solar......read more

Leasing Solar Panels

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Financing models make going solar affordable.

Most of us would love to power our homes via have solar panels but forking over tens of thousands of dollars to make it happen just isn't doable. Enter the lease. Leasing solar panels allows homeowners to pay a relatively small amount of money each month, at around the cost of their current utility bill. So in other words, you could more or less exchange the cost of your electricity bill each......read more

House of the Rising Sun

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Government announces plans to install solar panels at the White House.

Last month, Bill McKibben (author of "Eaarth") and 350.org tried to get solar panels installed on the White House. They were quietly rebuffed by the White House and we thought that was it. Not so. Yesterday the Department of Energy announced that solar panels and a solar water heater will be installed at the presidential mansion by next spring. The announcement, which comes just in......read more

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