World’s Largest Solar Plant Works at Full Capacity

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 8:06 No Comments

The Amareleja solar plant, located in southern Portugal, presented as ” the world’s largest” came into operation at full capacity, announced the plant director. The plant provides the energy needs of 30,000 households.

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US Researchers Close To Creating an Artificial Sun

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 5:51 No Comments

Scientists have a possible solution for the energy crisis that threatens the world. After a century of research, experts are ready to resolve one of the biggest problem in physics – the exploitation of nuclear power. U.S. researchers want to create in a few months in laboratory, an artificial sun. The researchers said that: “Creating [...]

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Toyota Hybrid Vehicles Will Be Equipped With Plant-Based Plastic Material

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 1:44 No Comments

In the next years, Toyota hybrid fleet will be equipped with ecological plastic that will be made of plants. In January at the Detroit Auto Show, Toyota will presents its new Prius equipped with “green plastic”. Another important thing to know is that these plants are not edible, being cultivated only for plastic materials use.

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Yamaha Will Have Solar and Wind Systems at its Nakaze Plant

Monday, December 29, 2008 4:32 1 Comment

Yamaha Motor has installed solar and wind systems to generate electricity at its Nakaze Plant. Their plan is to create an environment-friendly company through the use of alternative energy sources.

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Honda Jazz Hybrid To Be Launched In 2010

Monday, December 29, 2008 3:56 No Comments

Honda completes its hybrid range for 2010 with the Jazz model. The hybrid will have the same gas engine as the Insight model. The 1.3-liter engine will be assisted by another electric motor, for a consumption of 3 l/100 km and CO2 emissions of 90 g / km.

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Proterra: World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Fuel Cell Hybrid Bus

Sunday, December 28, 2008 13:09 No Comments

Proterra HFC35 will be the world’s first hydrogen powered fuel cell plug-in hybrid bus fabricated and designed by Mobile Energy Solutions company. This prototype will debut on spring 2009 and in my opinion this will be the first 100% environment-friendly bus.

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Japan Wants to Reintroduce Solar Panel Subsidies

Sunday, December 28, 2008 8:22 No Comments

Japan wants to reintroduce subsidies for solar panels starting from January, announced the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), in the context in which the world’s fifth polluting nation struggles to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.

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Video: Who says that water can’t burn?

Sunday, December 28, 2008 3:50 No Comments

Is very easy to realize this experiment. You need some things:  cup, matches and batteries. After you got these things you must to fill the cup with water and drop the batteries in the water and leave for 30-40 minutes.

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In January Toyota Will Present a New Electric Concept

Saturday, December 27, 2008 7:28 No Comments

Toyota has announced that it works on a new electric vehicle. The concept will be presented next month at NAIAS (North American International Auto Show), which will take place between 11-13 January 2009. The company has made public only a picture with the concept, unfortunately only with its logo. The electric vehicle (EV) will join [...]

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United States’ First Hydrokinetic Turbine Installed in Mississippi River

Saturday, December 27, 2008 2:18 No Comments

In the Mississippi River was installed the United States’ first commercial hydrokinetic turbine which harnesses power from moving water. This turbine has a production capacity of 35 kilowatt being situated downstream from an existing hydroelectric-plant dam. 

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