Here are the Top 10 Renewable Energy News Stories You May Have Missed this Week:
1. Air Force Scientists Collect 99 Percent of Wave Energy - A growing industry, wave power technology is increasingly becoming more efficient. Scientists at the U.S. Air Force Academy base in Colorado Springs have demonstrated that submerged wave energy converters can harness up to 99 percent of the kinetic energy inherent in an ocean wave.
A new series looking at renewable energy's role in major sports can only start off with the world's biggest, most celebrated athletic activity: soccer -- otherwise known as the real football.
Buildings are the largest consumers of energy in the United States. According the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, buildings consume 72% of America's electricity, account for 55% of the nation's natural gas consumption, and are definitely the country's energy hog -- eating 40% of all energy produced. The energy costs for America's buildings are estimated to be US$350 billion p