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He-Man Life-Size Bust

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : GeekAlerts

You’ll feel like you have the power of Greyskull with the He-Man Life-Size Bust, featuring the hero of Eternia with windblown hair… because all heroes require their hair to be blowing in the wind when it’s long and blond. This highly-detailed, 1:1 scale bust will make you believe He-Man has stopped by for a few […]

Emerging Economies See Wind Growth As Technologies Evolve & Innovate

Emerging economies in the Middle East and Africa will have installed almost 3 GW of wind power by the end of 2014, with more than 58% of that being installed in the last two years. This is according to new analysis from MAKE, which follows...Show More Summary

Santa Ana winds are expected to continue in L.A., Ventura counties

Santa Ana winds that knocked out power to more than 1,000 homes in the San Fernando Valley late Sunday are expected to continue through early Tuesday in the mountains of Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

80 mph wind gusts hit L.A. mountains

Mountain areas of Southern California were battered by powerful winds on Sunday night.

80 mph wind gusts hit L.A. mountains

Mountain areas of Southern California were battered by powerful winds on Sunday night.

Jesse Owens: On Greatness

“I always loved running…it was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.” - Jesse Owens ??? […] The post Jesse Owens: On Greatness appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Least Financially Risky Electricity Projects: Solar & Wind

David Roberts of Grist recently dug into a couple of academic papers on the topic of cost overruns in the power sector. I have been saving the story for someone from our team to cover, but no one was picking it up, so I decided to do so after midnight on this Saturday before Christmas. Show More Summary

Here Are 5 Countries Where Solar Power Is Making a Revolution

4 days agoNews : Truthdig

Ironically, developing countries of the global south who don’t have enough electricity can leapfrog conventional power and go straight to solar and wind.

Fractal inspired 3D printed lamp is powered by the wind

Aerodynamic and intricate, this digitally designed lamp uses wind power to generate light.

India’s Largest Wind Energy Company Set To Enter Solar Power Sector

Renewable energy companies in India are looking to take full advantage of the improved investment and regulatory environment and are planning significant expansion in operations.  India’s largest and the world’s fifth-largest wind turbine...Show More Summary

Freescale Wireless Charging Introduced for Tablets, Laptops

The fastest wireless battery charging solution available to consumers could be just a few months away — even closer. For a lot of smartphone, tablet and even laptop users, that could mean the end of USB and other power cords winding their way across your office and desk. And it could also mean more mobility...

Zaha Hadid’s LEED Platinum-seeking Bee’ah headquarters will be 100% powered by renewable energy

Surrounded by desert, the curvaceous 75,350-square-foot building was inspired by the shape of sand dunes and oriented to optimize the prevailing Shamal winds and limit exposure to the harsh sun. Hadid placed the public areas, management offices, and administrative

Report: Clearing rainforests distorts wind and water, packs climate wallop beyond carbon

LONDON, UK (18 December 2014)--A new study released today presents powerful evidence that clearing trees not only spews carbon into the atmosphere, but also triggers major shifts in rainfall and increased temperatures worldwide that are just as potent as those caused by current carbon pollution. Show More Summary

Dutch Container Terminal Signs on for Wind Power

APM Terminals Signs Contract for Wind-Power Generated Electricity for Maasvlakte II Terminal   APM Terminals has signed a two-year, €5 million ($6.23

NASA's "GoreSat" Weather Satellite Will Keep an Eye on Solar Winds

When the solar winds blow strong, it plays havoc with electronics here on Earth. We can protect our sensitive electronic infrastructure—power grids, navigation and communication satellites, and such—but only with sufficient warning. And that's where NASA's new DSCOVR satellite comes in. Read more...

The Senate Keeps Working…

Still on deck in the Senate: It is expected this week to renew dozens of expired tax breaks, including tax cuts for business research, wind power, and foreign profits. It’s worth remembering that if a $42 billion package like this gets passed every year, the federal deficit could grow by $800 billion over ten years. Show More Summary

The Best Is Yet To Come: Tech Leaders Predict What's Coming Next

As we begin to wind down the year, many executives within the tech industry are looking ahead to 2015 and evolving strategies based on expectations of what's coming next. Technology, which has the power to move industries at unprecedented...Show More Summary

Vestas To Fulfil Order For Largest African Wind Farm

International wind energy leader Vestas Wind Systems has announced that it has received an order to provide wind turbines for the 310 MW Lake Turkana Wind Power project in Kenya, Africa — a project that Vestas claims will be the largest wind power project in Africa upon completion. Show More Summary

CEZ to Close its Bulgarian Thermal Plant

Czech power utility CEZ will wind down operations of its coal-burning plant in Bulgaria on Jan. 1, after it failed to get an exemption from European Union environmental rules,

Newspapers Nationwide See Benefits of Continuing Investment in Wind Power

Newspapers across the country came out over the course of this fall in strong support of extending the renewable energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), which is the primary federal policy supporting development of new wind farm development. read more

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