Stumbled upon this business with a unique spin on electricity surge pricing. Essentially they pay you to keep your usage down during peek hours. I’d call it a benevolent bribe. https://www.ohmconnect.com/
After seeing an interesting new age adobe in Joshua Tree I looked into how these unique beauties were constructed. Turns out they use sandbags from this Cal-Earth company founded by architect Nader Khalili and they look quite fun to construct.
Check out this sustainable city in Dubai!
Hydroelectric energy is one of the oldest forms of power available. But where is science headed now? More recently, scientists have been developing technology aimed at harvesting renewable sources of low-frequency kinetic energy stored in bodies of water. But along with wave and tidal energy sources, did you know that raindrops also have the potentialContinue reading “Raindrop-Based Renewable Energy Shows Promise”
Lego style construction is finally here! Concepticos Plasticos is doing great work making recycled plastic based snap-in-place brick for building walls and flooring.
When you think of renewable energy, you probably don’t think of paragliders. But guess what? German company SkySails is out to change that. Yep, paragliders. SkySails claims their clean energy platform is more efficient than traditional wind turbines. The kites, costing between $1.5 to $3 million USD a pop, can also be tethered onto commercialContinue reading “SkySails – the Future of Wind Power?”
Finally after announcing $10billion of pocket change from Jeff Bezos to be allocated to climate change we can sigh; it turns out saving the world is more badass than visiting Mars. Even though everyone knows it’s slightly less habitable than Death Valley, it takes a few billion people worth of peer pressure to trade inContinue reading “Earth>Mars!”
So what is an Empress tree? Apparently it’s a different breed of money tree that can actually get you landowners paid without lifting a finger. Farmers use your land bankrolled by a rolodex of interested investors. Check out this company WorldTree that is creating this phenomenon. This seems like a match made in Heaven ifContinue reading “Plant Trees Get Paid?!”
Irrational exuberance is happening with Tesla >>> some are calling it the next tulip bubble. For me it represents more than the typical week of bulls and bears trading and losing fortunes; it represents lots of extra media, investment, and talk about an electric car company; something that was pretty much science fiction a fewContinue reading “Tesla Stock: Prelude to the Future”
This is pretty sweet e-commerce site selling sustainable paints, flooring, and cleaning supplies.