WindPal portable wind turbine

WindPal’s portable wind turbine can charge your devices when you’re outdoors

WindPal is a portable wind turbine that allows backpackers, campers, hikers, and climbers to charge their devices while staying off-grid in the wilderness. When...
Riversimple's hydrogen-powered car

Riversimple’s hydrogen-powered car is giving electric cars a run for their money

Electric cars are only as green as their energy supply. A Tesla electric car, for example, can be eco-friendly in Norway but not the...
Earthship

Earthship Biotecture: A leader in sustainable, off-the-grid housing

The Earthship is an architectural concept that arose in the late 1970s. The architecture Michael Reynolds set out to design and create a home...
hydroelectric power

The top 6 largest producers of hydroelectric power

Harnessing the power of moving water to generate electricity is known as hydroelectricity. In order to generate electricity from the kinetic energy in moving...
Waterotor

Waterotor is a breakthrough technology that harnesses energy from slow water currents

Waterotor Energy Technologies is a renewable energy company that has developed an innovative technology of the same name. Waterotor can generate a viable and...
Sustainer Homes

Sustainer Homes allow you to live off-the-grid, anywhere in the world

Off-the-grid means living a self-sufficient life without relying on public utilities. Off-gridders, the name for people who live this lifestyle, can function without being...
Tesla's electric cars

Tesla’s electric cars may not be that sustainable after all

Tesla's electric cars are often believed to be highly sustainable. Indeed, Tesla says that its mission “is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable...

General Fusion is developing the world’s first commercially viable nuclear fusion reactor

General Fusion is a Canadian company based in Burnaby, British Columbia, and it has set itself the goal of building the world’s first commercially...

The benefits and downsides of producing biofuels from algae

If we want to end our reliance on fossil fuels, then we will need alternative sources of energy. Some interesting alternatives include manure and...

Impressive achievements with solar energy show why renewables are the future

Fossil fuels are not going to last forever. Coal is not going to last hundreds of years – in fact, it is estimated that...

It’s difficult to reconcile environmentalism with flying – but not impossible

It’s tricky being an environmentalist. The devastation that Hurricane Irma has caused in Florida, and the deadly flooding in South Asia, and Houston, Texas, all...

Harnessing solar energy in space could be key to our survival

On planet Earth we are making great strides when it comes to harnessing renewable energy in order to meet our sustainability needs. For example,...