By Guest Contributor on November 27, 2012
Renewable energy systems, or energy development, is the process of creating sufficient primary sources of energy, and also secondary forms of energy, from which societies can supplement their use of fossil fuels. The delivery of energy services and the production of many manufactured goods have caused technologically advanced societies to become increasingly dependent on external energy sources.
By Becky Striepe on November 26, 2012
We’ve talked about park lamps fueled by dog poop, and now a group of teens in Africa have developed a generator that runs on urine.
By Becky Striepe on October 27, 2010
Folks in Suffolk can feel extra good next time they pop into the pub for a pint. Waste from a local brewery as well as food waste from supermarkets, pubs, and hotels are helping produce clean energy.
By Becky Striepe on September 23, 2010
Weird sources of renewable energy seem to be popping up every day. Now, a park in Cambridge, Massachusetts is trying out lamp posts powered with dog poop.
By Levi Novey on December 11, 2009
Tonight the Lima district of San Borja plans to light an emissions-free Christmas tree in a popular park as part of event called “Magic, Light, and Color: the Energy You Generate.” The 11 meter high tree will display LED Christmas lights powered by a combination of 10 bicycles, a wind turbine, and two small solar [...]
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