Semi-Transparent Solar Cells Can Power Greenhouses Without Stunting Plant Growth

A new study on solar-powered greenhouses presents great prospects for the future of eco-friendly farming. Researchers have tested greenhouses with semi-transparent solar cells to see how they impact the growth of the plants. By generating electricity through these cells, the energy ...

Student Creates Ingenious Solar Panels Made From Food Waste

Solar energy is the future of sustainability, but the main problem with this energy source is that it depends on the climate and geographic area in which you live. But with the correct technology, even solar power can become one of the most efficient alternative power sources out ...

Off-Grid ‘Hemp House’ Made Almost Entirely From Hemp and Solar Panels

Environmentally sustainable homes are the future since fossil fuels are doing a lot of harm to the environment. A team from Morocco comprised of student built a new home concept that relies on renewable energy and is made almost 100% from hemp and solar panels. The house is one of ...

New Solar Power Tree can light 5 homes in just 4 sq ft of land

At first, it may seem strange, but when you get used to it, the structure looks like a tree, a technological tree but nonetheless a tree. People from the Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI) in India have resorted to this type of design because it can yield better ...

Cabin Built Out Of 3 Shipping Containers. This is so beautiful!

You don’t need a lot of money to build a luxurious home. An example is this cabin, built out of three shipping containers. Each container was bought for $3,400 by Joseph Dupuis, who is originally from Ottawa. The owner worked to convert these containers into a luxurious and cozy ...

Net-Zero Energy Deltec Homes – starting under 100K

Net-zero energy homes has been a dream objective for environmentalists for decades. Having a minimal impact on the environment and not worrying about monthly costs for energy, is an objective for many people who are in search for a new home. A company in Asheville, North Carolina ...

No More Buildings Without Plants And Solar Panels For French People

A new law has passed recently that mandates that all new buildings, situated in commercial areas from France, must be at least partially covered in plants or solar panels. Because of their isolation effect green roofs contribute to the reduction of energy waste during winters. Furthermore, ...

Spectacular Underground Home

A piece of land offers infinite possibilities, it depends on the architect’s and owner’s vision what they will do with it. Take a look at this awesome idea, where a plain piece of land was transformed into a beautiful architectural masterpiece, a stunning and futuristic ...

Truck Transformed Into Amazing Solar Powered Off Grid Home

Cars turned into homes are not usually the best representation of efficient design. But the truck you can view in the pictures is an example of how great you can blend beautiful design with sustainability.  Turned into a superb mobile home, the former truck doesn’t even have a ...
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