To paraphrase William Gibson, the future of lighting is here, it’s just not evenly distributed. Light-emitting diodes (LED) lightbulbs have been coming on the market in the past few years, but their quality varies greatly, from “almost perfect” to “horrible”.
Europe! You’re so quirky. Specifically one Crowne Plaza Hotel in Denmark, which rewards guests who peddle on electricity-generating exercise bikes for 15 minutes with food. How long would I have to ride for a minibar pass?
This week at TreeHugger: Across the pond, the Brits are planning to build 7,000 new wind turbines off Britain’s coast by 2020, effectively producing enough electricity — 33 gigawatts — to power all of the country’s homes. Want a real hydrogen fuel cell car?