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Tech industry shows its love for solar powered data centers

Apple has recently declared that soon it will enter a partnership with the biggest power generating company of Nevada for building a solar powered data center. The plan is to upgrade their existing data center located at Reno in Nevada. According to speculation, the solar powered data center will use photovoltaic power generators capable of generating 43.5 million kilowatt. This huge amount of power will help in the smooth functioning of the data center.

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Sustainable home designs that rely on bamboo

As people have become more conscious about the environment, they are looking for eco-friendly solutions for reducing pollution. A home is a necessary part of our life but at the same time, it can cause serious pollution if not made sustainable. For this endeavor, we have to choose more eco-friendly materials while building our homes and ensure that those materials last for a long time.

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CTO of Vecna leads with example on his solar powered VW bus

Did you ever wonder if it is possible to run a vehicle powered fully by the sun? Well, earlier we have witnessed many innovations, which make brilliant use of solar panels and even solar powered air-planes, but never thought of adapting solar energy for daily commute. The CTO of healthcare brand Vecna has done just that. He has built a solar powered Volkswagen bus for his use.

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Recycling tubes and bulbs into innovative creations

There is no need to throw out damaged light bulbs and tubes. Here are some interesting ways in which you can repurpose these items and use them around your home.

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A quick primer on buying environmentally friendly shoes

Active life demands that you wear the right kind of shoes. If you are an athlete, then shoes are more than necessary. The bad news is that most companies manufacture shoes without adhering to the rules of conserving nature. As a result, factories where shoes are made emit harmful toxins freely in the environment, polluting air, water, and the ground.

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Nations find better hope in wind energy as a renewable power source

The concept of wind energy is not new, and it has been around for more than two hundred years. Wind turbines in the countryside help the farmers and agricultural business owners. With the fast spreading awareness about the importance of green energy, researchers and scientists are trying to find ways of utilizing wind energy for the benefit of humanity.

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Ways you can recycle and put old car parts to good use

When replacing a car or even a single part of your vehicle, you may find that you can probably reuse or recycle it, thereby eliminating the need to throw it away. Here are of those car parts that you can recycle effectively.

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Innovative water collection systems that might help with water harvesting

Like minerals, petroleum, coal, and metals, water is also a limited natural resource. The overused and essential natural resource has to be protected and saved from wastage. For this purpose, researchers and scientists are focusing on water conservation and trying hard to come up with viable water collectors. In fact, some brilliant water collectors have been designed around the world, which can change the present scenario and motivate the masses to participate in water conservation. In the following, some of the best designs of water collectors have been listed.

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3D printing can make a revolution in the solar power industry

3D printing is the new miracle working, cutting edge technology on the block, with engineers and amateurs alike still exploring the vast world of possibilities it offers. 3D printing seems to be the new ray of hope, which can solve many of the engineering issues and problems we have been grappling with. From molds, medicines and body parts to heavier machinery and car parts, all can be produced effectively through 3D printing.

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Stunning solar powered concept cars from Peugeot

Peugeot is one of the many companies that have dedicated themselves to developing energy efficient, greener vehicles that would fuel a better tomorrow. Here are 5 inspiring concept cars, designed either by the company, or by independent designers who were inspired by Peugeot. The concepts are envisioned to run on solar power, and are designed to navigate the worst of streets with ease.

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