05 Aug '16, 1am

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The Morro Bay Offshore project will be located off the shore of Pt. Estero, California, 33 miles from the coast. Floating platforms supporting the turbines will be anchored to the seabed 2,600 to 3,300 feet under the water. The fastest coastal winds in the U.S. are located too far off shore for traditional undersea platforms, which use concrete or steel pilings. Floating platforms are an innovative solution only currently used in test projects.

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This timber installation challenges students to think about new ways to design homes

This timber installation challenges students to...

inhabitat.com 05 Aug '16, 6pm

This architectural installation is a balloon-frame timber structure that comprises all the essential spaces for habitation...

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inhabitat.com 10 Aug '16, 2pm

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Lush green rooftop terrace invites homeowners outdoors in the foothills of Vietnam

Lush green rooftop terrace invites homeowners o...

inhabitat.com 05 Aug '16, 12pm

With a rooftop this amazing, it’s hard to imagine the homeowners spend any time indoors. Vo Trong Nghia Architects designe...

7 plants that could save the world

7 plants that could save the world

inhabitat.com 05 Aug '16, 4pm

Grains are the staple food of humanity: the vast majority of people on the planet eat either rice, wheat, or corn on a dai...

Nissan has created the worlds first solid-oxide fuel cell vehicle

Nissan has created the worlds first solid-oxide...

inhabitat.com 05 Aug '16, 11am

is only the latest effort from Nissan to develop completely emission-free vehicles and innovative new automotive technolog...

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inhabitat.com 07 Aug '16, 11am

becomes a sleek and modern material choice with NBT Studio ‘s AmbiHive, an ambient wall light and high-tech speaker all-in...

Good News: Scientists turn plastic bottles into...

inhabitat.com 05 Aug '16, 10pm

The only drawback is that the other two elements needed in the process, iridium and rhenium catalysts, don’t come cheap. T...

Wildfire along the California Coast

Wildfire along the California Coast

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 02 Aug '16, 2pm

For nearly 11 days in late July and early August, wildfire has been burning near the California coast between Monterey and...

#MakingHistory: Deepwater Wind Completes Instal...

renewableenergyworld.com 05 Aug '16, 3pm

Renewable Energy World (North America Edition)

San Diego's first off-grid Passive House has it...

inhabitat.com 01 Aug '16, 7pm

The most impressive aspect of the home is the sophisticated energy system, which is expected to eventually take the home o...

France has awarded two floating wind farm tenders

France has awarded two floating wind farm tenders

energydigital.com 31 Jul '16, 1pm

It was announced today that EolMed, a consortium led by French clean energy developer Quadran, has won a tender for a 24MW...

San Diego’s first off-grid Passive House has it...

inhabitat.com 01 Aug '16, 9pm

The most impressive aspect of the home is the sophisticated energy system, which is expected to eventually take the home o...

Meet the 16-year-old who sued the US government...

inhabitat.com 06 Aug '16, 4pm

His name is Xiuhtezcatl. At 16 years old, he is one of the country’s most prominent environmental activists and he has bee...

Grow a Treehouse with Terreform

inhabitat.com 07 Aug '16, 10pm

grouse house concept... hope the trees are okay with getting kinky Would work really well with a septic tank too because t...

Chernobyl wasteland could become 4GW solar farm, Ukraine govt says

Chernobyl wasteland could become 4GW solar farm...

inhabitat.com 29 Jul '16, 1pm

The nuclear disaster site at Chernobyl remains abandoned, as lingering contamination makes the area too dangerous for huma...