green energy

Big Desert Energy

Wind and Solar Farms Could Make it Rain Regularly in the Sahara Desert

Climate models reveal that renewable energy projects in the Sahara could spark a twofold increase in local rainfall, enabling vegetation to take hold.
Becky Ferreira
9.7.18
banks

How Green Banks Could Save the World

The funding organizations are catching on, and could help both the US economy and the planet.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
11.28.16
Canada

This 1000-Ton Turbine Will Harvest Tidal Energy to Power 500 Homes in Canada

It’s the first tidal array in North America that feeds energy directly into an electrical grid.
Kate Lunau
11.8.16
energy

Behold: The World's Largest Battery

In Fairbanks, Alaska, keeping the lights on is a matter of life and death.
Michael Byrne
8.27.16
nasa

NASA Funded 5 Experiments that Could Change How We Fly

The space agency wants to make aviation quiet, economical and environmentally friendly.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.6.16
Sponsored

Solar Impulse 2 Flew Around the World Without A Drop Of Fuel

Solar Impulse 2 proves that the energy of the sun can propel us into the future
Servo Jeffersen
8.4.16
Motherboard Blog

A Family Lineage of Exploration Inspired Bertrand Piccard’s Solar Impulse

A family legacy of exploration and innovation inspired Bertrand Piccard to change the world
Servo Jeffersen
8.4.16
earth

The World's Largest Wind Turbines Will Be Taller Than the Empire State Building

Wind energy goes exascale.
Michael Byrne
3.20.16
Canada

NAFTA Nations To Share Energy Data for a Greener North America

US, Mexico, and Canada signed a clean energy pact on Friday in the first step toward a North American climate accord.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.13.16
earth

Engineers Devise a Way to Harvest Wind Energy from Trees

It's not much power, but it may be enough to matter.
Michael Byrne
2.10.16
earth

MIT Tool Gives the Cost of Installing Solar Panels on Any Roof in Your City

How good is your roof for solar power?
Daniel Oberhaus
2.7.16
earth

Here's Why A Piece of Poop Was Put on Display at the Paris Climate Talks

Poop may be the fuel of the future, and it showed up to the climate negotiations in Paris to stake its claim.
Melissa Cronin
12.13.15
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