The Tesla Motors producer plans to launch a series production of 20,000 units / year in 2012 for the most recent version, Model S, the first 100% electric car. Tesla officials said that the company wants to find resources to build a factory where to be produce the vehicle, capable to reach 100 km / [...]
Volkswagen has officially launched Leipzig Motor Show, Germany, the Golf Plus BiFuel powered by LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas). The new Golf comes with two modes of operation, gas or LPG. When the car is powered by LPG, its environmental balance sheet shows a 10 percent reduction in CO2 emissions compared to a gasoline engine.
While the military might be the United States biggest consumer of oil, the Pentagon is looking for solutions to reduce this fossil fuels dependence which will mean more money saved. Thus, on each liter of fuel saved, the convoys that carrying oil will be lower with 6400 soldiers, therefore, less accidents and more lives saved [...]
This new nanogenerator that can convert the energy of body movements into electricity was developed by the scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology. The obtained energy can be used to power a broad range of electronic devices such iPods and cellphones without using batteries.
MIT professor Dan Nocera have founded a solution to combat the energy crisis. Instead of using wind turbines or expensive solar arrays, Nocera is attempting to power you vehicle and you home with just 5 liters of water. The professor claims that this solution could change our homes into our fuel stations and power plants [...]
A group of Turkish researchers believes that the Black Sea which is worlds largest dead zone due to the high amounts of toxic waste could be the most unconventional and newest source of clean energy. The researchers said that the influx of toxic waste has reduced the amount of oxygen present in water and replaced [...]
At the Seoul Auto Show, Hyundai will presents its new hybrid concept, the Hyundai BLUE-WILL. This new concept will be powered by a 100kw electric motor and a 1.6-liter direct-injection petrol engine.
Construction on the £300m Mittal Children’s Medical Centre at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust (GOSH), will become the UK’s greenest hospital. This building will be amazing because will offset a total of 20,000 tonnes of CO² annually, being equivalent to the typical footprint of 2000 people living in the UK.
The Japanese company Sanyo has developed the world’s first solar parking lot for electric bikes. Sanyo claims that the system is 100% independent of any conventional energy sources, and the best feature is that the parking can be built in any part of the world.
A part of the energy used by the Power Valley Jinjiang International Hotel, in northern China is produced by it’s own solar generators. The glass ceiling of the hotel is covered with solar panels, and demonstrates how can be used the latest technology in the fight against climate change.