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50 Renewable Energy Innovations

From Floating Solar Farms to Energizing Aerial Turbines

— September 4, 2014 — Eco
When it comes to renewable energy innovations, we're seeing an absolute boom in the ways that geothermal, wind and solar energies are being incorporated into modern design or harnessed for incorporation into the grid. As we progress deeper into the new millennium and concerns regarding the current state of the environment surge, consumers and brands alike are scrambling to find new ways to deliver exceptional experiences that don't compromise quality, but that also won't do as much detrimental damage to the atmosphere.

While it's often thought that younger generations are the front runners when it comes to cutting edge innovation, we're seeing a number of tried and true brands entering the eco market to the delight of consumers and shareholders alike, for it's certain that getting them involved will help ensure mass adoption and appeal.
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Green Charcoal Technologies
Green Charcoal Technologies
Carbon Roots International Offers Sustainable Development in Haiti
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49
Public Renewable Energy
Public Renewable Energy
Voltzon Provides Solar Energy to Institutions in Tanzania
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48
Trailblazing Solar Aircrafts
Trailblazing Solar Aircrafts
The 'Sunseeker Duo' is the World's First Two-Seater Solar Aircraft
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47
Oxygen-Manufactured Fuel
Oxygen-Manufactured Fuel
Air Fuel Synthesis’ New Process Creates Gas Made From Air
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46
Energizing Aerial Turbines
Energizing Aerial Turbines
The Altaeros Bat is a Flying Turbine that Gathers High-Altitude Winds
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45
Portable Wind Turbines
Portable Wind Turbines
The Windpax Wind Turbine System Can Be Carried Around in a Backpack
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44
Workout-Powered Homes
Workout-Powered Homes
The JF-Kit House is Powered by Exercise Energy
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43
Hybrid Power Arrays
Hybrid Power Arrays
The World's Largest Wind-Solar Array was Installed by Windstream Technologies
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42
Energy-Producing Smart Homes
Energy-Producing Smart Homes
The Honda Smart Home Generates More Energy Than It Uses Up
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41
Volcanic Energy Sources
Volcanic Energy Sources
The Island Nation of El Hierro Runs Sustainably on 100% Renewable Power
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40
Fuel-Generating Artificial Forests
Fuel-Generating Artificial Forests
Scientists at Berkeley Lab Harness the Sun's Energy to Oxygen
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39
Temp-Regulating Patio Panels
Temp-Regulating Patio Panels
The ThermaPAVER Panel System Yields Eco-Friendly Comforts
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38
Bizarre Wind Turbines
Bizarre Wind Turbines
The Liam F1 Urban Wind Turbine Has an Unconventional Screw-Like Shape
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37
DIY Wind Turbines
DIY Wind Turbines
The Solar Flower Wind Turbine Can Be Built for as Cheaply as $15
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36
Buoyant Renewable Energy Plants
Buoyant Renewable Energy Plants
This Japanese Power Plant is Made Up of Floating Solar Panels
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35
Split Solar Tables
Split Solar Tables
The Lucio Table Charges Appliances No Matter Where it Is
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34
Car Dealership Smart Homes
Car Dealership Smart Homes
The New Honda Smart Home Promises Carbon-Free Living
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33
Employee-Owned Sun Energy
Employee-Owned Sun Energy
Namaste Solar Transforms Businesses Through Innovative Panels
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32
Eclectic Sustainable Retreats
Eclectic Sustainable Retreats
This Eco-Friendly and Cork-Tree Hotel is the First of its Kind
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31
Energy-Generating Water Fowls
Energy-Generating Water Fowls
The Energy Duck is a Public Art Installation and Power Plant
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30
Self-Cooling Solar Cells
Self-Cooling Solar Cells
New Scientific Techniques From Stanford Result in Longer-Lasting Panels
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29
Record-Breaking Turbines
Record-Breaking Turbines
The BAT Project is Looking to Set Records with Its New Turbine
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28
Solar Panel Sports Pitches
Solar Panel Sports Pitches
The Cablean Sportveld is a Multi-Surface Field in the Netherlands
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27
Solar-Powered DJ Booths
Solar-Powered DJ Booths
The Fono by Yalp and Lappset is Played Outdoors
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26
Ingenious Solar Carports
Ingenious Solar Carports
This Energy-Efficient Solar Carport is Designed for BMW Electric Vehicles
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25
Sustainable Leaf-Themed Hotels
Sustainable Leaf-Themed Hotels
The Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel is Sustainable Inside and Out
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24
Floating Solar Farms
Floating Solar Farms
This Floating Indian Solar Plant Will Be the Largest of its Kind in the World
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23
Shade-Solving Solar Panels
Shade-Solving Solar Panels
Unified Solar Likely Solves the Problem of Shaded Solar Panels
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22
Hybrid Oceanic Energy Collectors
Hybrid Oceanic Energy Collectors
This Ocean Power Generator Collects Energy from Wind and Water
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21
Massive Solar Panelled Roofs
Massive Solar Panelled Roofs
Jaguar Land Rover Puts in the Largest Energy-Efficient Rook in the UK
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20
Human Fat-Based Energy
Human Fat-Based Energy
Utility and Water Companies in Thames are Using Fat Waste
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19
Electricity-Generating Blimps
Electricity-Generating Blimps
The Air Hydroelectric Station Will Generate Power From Clouds
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18
Energy-Replacing Eco Abodes
Energy-Replacing Eco Abodes
This Piece from the ‘Belgravia Green House' Project is Ima
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17
Abstractly Roofed Abodes
Abstractly Roofed Abodes
The Sunlighthouse Was Made Asymmetrically to Maximize its Eco Efficiency
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16
Floral Wind Turbines
Floral Wind Turbines
The Power Flower from Xturbines is Designed to Function at Low Speeds
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15
Sustainable Sun-Powered Cookers
Sustainable Sun-Powered Cookers
The Solar Oven is Intended For Those in Developing Communities
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14
Multifunctional Turbines
Multifunctional Turbines
The Skystream Hybrid 6 Combines the Two Most Popular Renewable Sources
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13
Power-Generating Towers
Power-Generating Towers
The Downdraft Tower Harnesses Falling Air for Electricity
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12
Flapping Wing Energy Generators
Flapping Wing Energy Generators
This Wind Turbine Uses Flapping Wing Motions to Create Electricity
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11
Eco-Friendly Office Buildings
Eco-Friendly Office Buildings
The Treehouse Building is Both High-Tech and Energy-Efficient
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10
Conceptual Wind-Powered Cargo Ships
Conceptual Wind-Powered Cargo Ships
The Lade as Windship is an Eco-friendly Shipping Sailboat
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9
Portable Wind Turbines
Portable Wind Turbines
You Can Charge Any USB Device with the Tiny Eco 'Trinity'
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8
Sustainable Cellular Pavilions
Sustainable Cellular Pavilions
The 'ArboSkin' is Has CNC-milled Parts Made of Bioplastic
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7
Revolutionary Hydro Laundering
Revolutionary Hydro Laundering
Waterwheel Washing Machine Proposes Natural Power for Cleaning
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6
Ultra Energy-Efficient Homes
Ultra Energy-Efficient Homes
BioCasa 82 is the First European Home With an LEED Platinum Rating
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5
Parasitic Eco Flashlights
Parasitic Eco Flashlights
The Suckerfish Attaches to Automobiles to Harness Energy to Operate
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4
Bladeless Boat Engines
Bladeless Boat Engines
The Air Booster Motor Propels Without Risk of Injuring Fish
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3
Ocean-Cleaning Eco Towers
Ocean-Cleaning Eco Towers
The Grand Cancun Aims to Clean up the Mexican Resort Town
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2
Mobile Eco Generators
Mobile Eco Generators
The Portable Wind Solar System Harnesses the Sun and Breeze Anywhere
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Pop-Up Solar Generators
Pop-Up Solar Generators
This Shipping Container Turns Into a Massive Mobile Solar Power Station
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