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Water Building Resort to Feature Equipment that Converts Air into Purified Water

February 11, 2011 / 2 Comments

What is known as the most astounding, yet innovative architectural marvel, is all set to convert air into nothing but pure water. The Water Building Resort is the first of its kind and intends to do the above said process with the help of solar energy.

Dress Made from Envirosax Reusable Bags

February 11, 2011 / 1 Comment

Here comes some brilliantly made attire from the Envirosax reusable bags. The dress was unveiled at the Sundance Film Festival's Alive! Expo Green Pavilion last month. The piece of creative bombardment won accolades for both the bag manufacturer (Envirosax) as well as its designer Amit Ayalon.

Double Decker Ginny Transformed into Lodekka Boutique

February 10, 2011 / No Comments

A vintage boutique and a dress shop in a double decker? That is what Lodekka - previously Ginny -  is doing after transporting people of Liverpool over the years. The overhauled vehicle is parked at Portland, Oregon.

Wheego Whip Life EV to Hit Roads this March

February 10, 2011 / No Comments

Electric car makers Wheego are close on the heels of Volt and Leaf with their Whip Life. The EV was launched at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Recently the Life got EPA certification was given the green signal for its launch.

US Govt to Set Aside $50.5 million Towards Offshore Wind Plan

February 9, 2011 / 1 Comment

President Barack Obama’s goal of developing 80% of the total power required for the country from clean energy sources by 2035 is getting the thumbs up from the federal agencies as well as the administration.

Princeton University to Install the Largest Solar Collector Field on Any Campus

February 7, 2011 / No Comments

Princeton University has initiated plans to build the largest PV installation on any college campus by 2012. According to the plans, they expect to partially power the campus for the next 50 years with the help of the mass PV installation.

Himiko, the Retro Style Electric Car, Arrives

February 4, 2011 / No Comments

It is quite rare to see electric cars take age-old car design, but the Japanese company Mitsuoka Motors have done it. EVs usually are compact, efficient designs but the Himiko -  developed by Mitsuoka - is derived from Mazda NC MX-5 sports car. The car’s design, dating back to older times, is simpler and stylish. The car is named after ...

Obama’s EV Dream May Remain Unfulfilled

February 4, 2011 / No Comments

In his State of the Union address last month, US president Obama said he is aiming to get 1 million electric vehicles on the road by 2015. This goal may never be achieved because automakers are quite uncertain about consumer demand.

Think to up Delivery of City Electric Delivery Vans!

February 2, 2011 / No Comments

Think is increasing its lineup of City cars with two urban delivery vans. The two new models are specifically launched to meet the large demand for efficient, small electric powered delivery vehicles in congested and urban cities. The 2 models will be launched between now and end of the year.

Oak Casks Made Up into Hotel Rooms

February 2, 2011 / No Comments

For the wine lovers among us, The De Vrouwe van Stavoren Hotel in the Netherlands is offering a rare treat in the lodging arena. They have rooms wherein to sleep inside old wine barrels - in fact, there are four of them.