innovation

The 2011 Solar Decathlon officially ended on October 2nd when director Richard King sent a warm thank you to everyone involved. But the Solar Decathlon happens every two years, and King ended his thank you like a starter cuing off a race. "I can't... Read More
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The University of Tennessee’s Living Light house is engineered with an innovative design that maximizes visibility and natural light without sacrificing efficiency. Energy savings are realized by the owners as they interface with the Living Light... Read More
The Solar Roofpod is a piece of urban infrastructure which captures the most underutilized energy, the sun, and utilizes it through innovative engineering systems to feed power to a single pod, whole buildings, and the city's power grid.
Agilyx is the first in the world to economically convert difficult-to-recycle waste plastics into crude oil through a patented system that is scalable, versatile, and environmentally beneficial. Steve Jobs once said, "Innovation distinguishes... Read More
National Science Foundation
In urban areas that receive a lot of rain, researchers from Drexel University have transformed small green spaces, such as medians and traffic circles, into "greenstreets" that can help manage a city's excess storm water. The areas also help... Read More
The fight between Edison and Tesla continues. AC adapters or AC to DC Inverters? the idea is to have a dual-power-type grid system. Xolargy is consultant group who specialise in alternative energy problem solving and design solutions studio. These... Read More
We create waste that can be reused to create the energy, products and foodstuffs we consume. We can divert our entire waste stream to create jobs, energy(heat and/or electricity) and food for ourselves at the municipal level or microscale these... Read More
I have developed an innovative way to increase effective air circulation in a home, while saving up to 30% on energy costs. "Invisivent" is an air conditioning vent that supports most ceiling fans or light fixtures to increase the airflow and reduce... Read More
The compressed air recovery energy (CARE) system will heat and air condition your home and business at a lower cost to our health, wealth and environment. The pressurized fluid based power system for devices such as vehicle drivetrains will power... Read More
American Petroleum Institute
Chief Economist at the American Petroleum Institute, John Felmy, told Planet Forward that there seems to be positive improvements across all forms of energy at the USEA's "State of the Energy Industry" forum.

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