Wind energy mines digital cash to support climate research

By art, climate, climatechange, cryptocurrency, currency, engadget, gear, green, harvest, Internet, mining, money, science, windenergy, windpower, windturbine, zcash

Climate change is frequently described as a vicious cycle that depletes the very resources needed to fight it. In the case of Julian Oliver’s latest project, however, it could almost be described as virtuous. His Harvest project uses a 700W wind turb…

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Hummingbird-inspired wind turbines, and more in the week that was

By 3d-printing, architecture, Culture, deltec, design, elonmusk, engadget, exxonmobil, green, hyperloop, inhabitat, inhabitatweekingreen, lava, models100d, partner, rextillerson, solarfarmhouse, sonomaweeehouse, syndicated, tesla, Transportation, weekingreen, windturbine

It’s official: New York just gave the green light to build the largest offshore wind farm in US history. The project will be located 30 miles southeast of Montauk, and it will produce enough energy to power 50,000 homes. Meanwhile, researchers have d…

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