Posts tagged: Light-emitting diode

Eco-Friendly Home Updates That Save You Green

Celebrate Earth Day with home improvements that benefit the environment (and your budget) year-round. By Vera Gibbons Each year, Americans save billions of dollars by employing energy-saving measures and investing in energy-efficient homes. Some upgrades — like Energy Star appliances, new hot water heaters, or geothermal pumps — can be pricey upfront, but there are plenty of […]

This solar-powered, glow-in-the-dark, Van Gogh-inspired bike path will blow your mind

By Liz Core   People. There’s something in the water in the Netherlands (and no, it’s NOT what you’re thinking). The Dutch just can’t stop putting in solar bike paths. It’s like some sort of virus, only, instead of phlegm, it produces cutting-edge engineering that cuts carbon emissions, encourages people to get out of their cars, […]

Giant Floating Duck Proposed to Bring Green Energy to Copenhagen

By: Nolan Feeney The unique structure could theoretically provide the environmentally conscious city with solar energy and hydropower Here’s an idea for energy sustainability that’s not mere quackery: A team of British designers and artists have proposed a floating tourist attraction that would gather solar energy in Copenhagen Harbor as the Danish city works to […]

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

by Ryan Lawler Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular crowdfunding campaign. The husband-and-wife […]

The Beast solar-powered e-bike built for off-road adventure

By Nick Lavars   Since the release of its groundbreaking wireless Shadow Ebike in 2011, Canadian electric vehicle company Daymak has been toiling away looking to take its eco-friendly bike tech beyond the asphalt. The Beast is a product of around two years of development and, fitted with 8-inch thick tires and solar power battery […]