Tag Archives: Alternative Power

Tech That Could Fix One of Wind Power’s Biggest Problems

Ashlee Vance paid a recent visit to Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavik and found a start-up called Icewind that is building a new type of funky wind turbine designed to perform well in low-wind conditions but also to slow itself down in high-winds, preventing it from catching on fire or ripping apart.

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Amazingly Sustainable Home Built with 100% Natural Materials

The Eagleyew house is a beautifully sculpted custom green home built with nearly 100% natural materials! The light clay walls are made with a mixture of clay and straw, and the timber frame structure is built using wood from the property. There is a wraparound living roof, and the interior has earthen cob floors and natural plasters.

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