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Revolutionary flapping wind turbine mimics hummingbirds

A new flapping wind turbine from Tunisia marks a revolutionary breakthrough in the field of mechanics. This unique wind turbine modeled on articulations of the only bird capable of sustained hovering–the hummingbird. The biomimicry revolution may not be televised, but it’s definitely underway. Learn more @ Inhabitat

Energy is the new new internet

If you’re not paying attention to what’s going on in energy, you should. This time it’s the “enernet,” not the internet, that will transform our lives. Enernet: Noun. A dynamic, distributed, redundant and multi-participant #energy network built around clean energy generation, storage and delivery and serving as the foundation for smart cities. Hold on to

Solar employs more workers than coal, oil and natural gas combined

U.S. solar employs more workers than any other energy industry, including coal, oil and natural gas combined, according to the Department of Energy’s second annual U.S. Energy and Employment Report. 6.4 million Americans now work in the traditional energy and the energy efficiency sector, which added more than 300,000 net new jobs in 2016, or

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