Posts tagged: Paris

Tree Shaped Wind Turbines to be Installed in Paris

A French company called New Wind is installing tree-shaped wind turbines at the Place de la Concorde in Paris, France. The company’s founder, Jérôme Michaud-Larivière came up with the idea while in a Paris square, when he “saw the leaves tremble when there was not a breath of air.” He hopes the trees can be […]

Eiffel Tower Embraces Wind Power

US-based renewable energy company has successfully installed two vertical axis wind turbines on the iconic tower, BusinessGreen reports By: James Murray One of the world’s most iconic sites has become the latest high profile venue to embrace renewable energy, after the installation of two vertical axis wind turbines as part of the Eiffel tower’s high […]

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Twenty-Two Percent of the World’s Power Now Comes from Renewable Sources

By: Brian Merchant Last year saw the biggest worldwide boom in renewable energy yet. Across the globe, wind turbines and solar panels were rolled out and set up at a more rapid clip than ever before. “In 2013, renewable power capacity expanded at its fastest pace to date,” the Paris-based International Energy Agency wrote in […]

Sunseeker Duo makes first solar-powered passenger flight

By Paul Ridden   Last month, Solar Flight revealed that the team was working hard to get its Sunseeker Duo ready for the first passenger flights this (northern) summer. Today, the company announced that husband and wife team Eric and Irena Raymond have taken to the skies together, making the Duo the first solar-powered airplane […]

Europe’s first solar powered train tunnel

Europe’s first solar powered train tunnel goes live on Belgian … The train ride from Paris to Amsterdam may not be the most scenic of European railway routes, but it’s the only one capable of harnessing the awesome power of the Sun — for two miles, at least. Yesterday, engineers in Belgium officially switched on […]