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The Netherland’s Unique Water Bridge

The Netherland’s Unique Water Bridge

Open since 2002, the Veluwemeer Aqueduct is a stunning work of architecture and engineering. This waterway measures up at a short 25 meters long by 19...

Keeping desert solar power arrays free of dust

Keeping desert solar power arrays free of dust

The NOMADD self-cleaning system (Image: NOMADD Desert Solar) Imagine an environment scorched by 50°C temperatures every day, falling to 40°C at night, with intense...

Are solar energy inverters a fire risk? In a word – no.

Are solar energy inverters a fire risk? In a word – no.

SMA Sunny Boy inverter Unfortunately, there are certain people that delight in sensationalizing any story that appears to highlight the...

Denmark sets new World Record with impressive Wind Energy production

Denmark sets new World Record with impressive Wind Energy production

Denmark has set a new World Record after it came to light that 42.1% of their overall electrical production comes from Wind Energy. These were...

World’s Most Impressive Aqueduct

World’s Most Impressive Aqueduct

Completed in 1916, the Catskill aqueduct is one of the most important aqueducts of all time. This tunnel system supplies over 40 percent of...

SpaceX fails again at landing Falcon 9 on a drone ship

SpaceX fails again at landing Falcon 9 on a drone ship

Third time may not be charm for SpaceX’s Falcon 9 and the company’s founder, Elon Musk is not thrilled about its shortcomings. The CEO...

Project proposes detaching entire cabin from airplane in case of emergency

Project proposes detaching entire cabin from airplane in case of emergency

If you are scared of traveling by plane, then fear no more. Say goodbye to butterflies in the stomach every time you enter an...

3rd Bosphorus Bridge: World’s Widest

3rd Bosphorus Bridge: World’s Widest

“We are building the best and widest suspension bridge in the world” -Teddy Hwang (Project Engineer) One of the most beautiful and...

Top 10 Civil Engineering Wonders

Top 10 Civil Engineering Wonders

Civil engineering projects continue to dominate headlines across the world. From the world’s tallest building to the biggest manmade islands, people everywhere are dependent...

Plastic grass could help generate wind power says Chinese research team

Plastic grass could help generate wind power says Chinese research team

The new wind-generating plastic grass could look something like this once it is fully developed China is regularly knocked for its...

MIT’s new battery technology can efficiently harvest energy from movement

MIT’s new battery technology can efficiently harvest energy from movement

It has become increasingly common to see technology that tries to use the kinetic energy from body movement to generate electricity. And now scientists...

Not so easy: Calculating the costs of integrating renewable energy into the grid

Not so easy: Calculating the costs of integrating renewable energy into the grid

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Energy Systems Integration Facility ( ESIF) under construction. This is a megawatt-scale systems integration R&D Facility at NREL...

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