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Eiffel Tower Going Green With Two New Wind Turbines

The City of Light’s green makeover touched the iconic Eiffel Tower last week as it ramped up two onsite wind turbines. These turbines are installed inside the tower’s metal scaffolding on the second level, and are painted in the same color to minimize their visual impact on the 126-year-old tower. Eiffel Tower Wind Turbines (by UGE) [...]

By |March 30th, 2015|Industry|0 Comments

Engineered yeast could increase nutritional value of wine while reducing hangovers

Using a technique that cuts out unwanted copies of a genome to improve the beneficial properties of a compound, researchers working at the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Services (ACES) claim to have produced a yeast that could vastly increase the quality of wine while also reducing its hangover-inducing properties. "Fermented [...]

By |March 19th, 2015|Industry|0 Comments

Apple To Invest $2B Building Green Data Centers In Ireland And Denmark

Amid deeper investigations into how Apple may be using its operations in Ireland as a means for tax avoidance on tens of billions of dollars in profit, the iPhone maker has announced that it will spend nearly $2 billion (€1.7 billion) to develop two new 100% renewable energy data centers in Europe. The centers — which will use wind power and [...]

By |March 16th, 2015|Industry|0 Comments

Qatar World Cup Stadium Architect Advises Against Air Conditioning Technology

We are less than a year removed from the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Yet, recently, people have been talking about not the next World Cup, but the one after that. The 2022 World Cup, set to take place in Qatar has made headlines as of late, and not for good reasons. A FIFA taskforce has [...]

By |March 5th, 2015|Industry|0 Comments