The green tech-enabled Siemens Christmas Star, spinning away above the lights of Munich, is a huge wind turbine decked out in eco-friendly LEDs which can be seen miles away.
A new iPhone app by Mariah Power, developer and marketer of the Windspire wind turbine, allows users to assess the potential wind power of any given location, along with possible applications and eco-benefits.
A group of researchers from City College of New York says that small-scale piezoelectric devices mounted to autos and planes may offer a way to scavenge kinetic energy to power control panels and mobile phones.
Cell towers in southern California will soon serve as a testing ground for small mounted wind turbines which not only power the towers, but also potentially put energy back into the grid.
RidgeBlade, a new turbine developed by a UK-based team of aeronautical and turbine engineers, is slated to offer both an environmentally and aesthically sensitive solution to wind-based electricity generation.
First Wind, a wind power company, unveiled this week the first completed phase of a large scale wind farm in Utah which will generate power for homes in the West.