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15 facts tagged with Energy Facts
Wind Turbine Trees
After noticing the wind rustling and turning the leaves on trees, French entrepreneur Jérôme Michaud-Larivière designed wind turbine trees that could provide clean energy for urban settings.
A coal power station puts 100 times more radiation into the air than a nuclear power plant producing the same amount of energy.
In Arizona, a solar wind energy tower has been proposed that would generate as much energy as the Hoover Dam.
Over its lifetime, the average microwave requires more energy to display a digital clock than to heat food.
Termites are being researched as a possible renewable energy source as they can produce up to 2 litres of hydrogen from ingesting a single sheet of paper, making them one of the planet’s most efficient bioreactors.
Every day, plants convert sunlight into energy equivalent to six times the entire power consumption of human civilization.
On October 28, 2013, wind power provided 100% of Denmark's power. At 2:00am, it was producing 122% of the country's energy needs.
Sweden is so good at recycling, it has run out of garbage and now must import garbage from Norway to fuel its energy programs.