Big storms contain an immense amount of energy - so one engineer developed an innovative typhoon turbine that could power all of Japan for 50 years. A team of researchers in India unveiled a Solar Power Tree that can light 5 homes with just 4 square feet of land, while California's Brightsource Energy inked a deal with China to install a massive mirrored solar farm . Elon Musk is planning to launch his next-gen solar roof and Powerwall 2.0 next month, and SunCulture Solar debuted a 100% integrated solar panel that sets up in a snap.
Beijing's smog-fighting vacuum tower.
The world's largest rooftop farm has risen in Brooklyn - and it runs on 100% renewable energy and produces 10 million pesticide-free crops every year. Mycologist Paul Stamets has developed a breakthrough insect-killing fungi that could give Monsanto a run for its money, and a student discovered a way to destroy superbug bacteria without antibiotics . In design and technology news, Daan Roosegaarde built a giant smog sucking vacuum that will clean the air in China, and Adidas lunched the world's first shoe made almost entirely by robots . And we scoured the shows of the London Design Festival to bring you a first look at 15 brilliant new lamps .