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Wind Turbine Noise – Fact or Fiction?

Wind Turbine Noise – Fact or Fiction?

Solitary wind turbine near Bergen in Germany (Image: Jason, Flickr) Over recent years, the wind industry all over the world has had to endure...

Elon Musk plans to create a vertically launching electric plane

Elon Musk plans to create a vertically launching electric plane

Elon Musk can be seen as a man ahead of his time. He’s behind some of the most innovative projects of recent years – like...

What it Takes to Move Mountains

What it Takes to Move Mountains

Road construction, mining, tunnels, and product manufacturing may all sound unrelated, but one company does it all. Atlas Copco has been “moving mountains” for...

Climate change: The false hope of Geoengineering

Climate change: The false hope of Geoengineering

In February 2015, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) announced that man-made climate change has now advanced so rapidly that options for planetary-scale intervention,...

Incredible Bridge Transforms Into a Tunnel

Incredible Bridge Transforms Into a Tunnel

Connecting Denmark and Sweden, the Øresund Bridge is incredibly unique and well engineered. The  combined roadway and rail line bridge runs nearly 8 km where...

Largest Solar Farm to be Switched On

Largest Solar Farm to be Switched On

In an effort to reduce their reliance on foreign energy and greenhouse gases, Morocco is building the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant. King...

Eco-BLAC Bricks: waste turned into construction material

Eco-BLAC Bricks: waste turned into construction material

Clay bricks are the most widely used in the construction of buildings throughout the world, but to make them, materials have to be burned at...

Floating platforms: A promising future for offshore renewable energy?

Floating platforms: A promising future for offshore renewable energy?

The prototype Windfloat floating wind turbine at Agucadora, Portugal Increasingly, as reported on Interesting Engineering by Trevor English, solar energy...

Scientists find a way to convert Carbon Dioxide from air into fuel

Scientists find a way to convert Carbon Dioxide from air into fuel

Researchers have discovered a process that takes Carbon Dioxide (CO2) from the air and converts it into methanol (CH3OH) with the help of a...

France is Building the First Ever Solar Road

France is Building the First Ever Solar Road

  Durable solar roadways are becoming a reality, and in the near future, you could be driving on one too. The French government just...

Ekomuro turns trash into a rainwater harvesting system

Ekomuro turns trash into a rainwater harvesting system

Plastic is, without a doubt, one of the most widely used materials in industry due to its low cost and practicality. Most things we...

Supersonic Jet Could Reach Speeds up to Mach 24

Supersonic Jet Could Reach Speeds up to Mach 24

Taking your lunch break in another country may be soon become a reality, for a very hefty price tag. Canadian designer and engineer Charles...