Eco-friendly

The Grey Plume is the Greenest Restaurant in America

December 21, 2010 / No Comments

The greenest restaurant in America has come up in Omaha. Christened the Grey Plume, the new green restaurant in the Midtown Crossing Development in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, has already grabbed headlines for recycling and waste reduction.

Mercedes B-Class F-cell Handed Over

December 20, 2010 / No Comments

The past couple of weeks have seen many green cars being delivered to customers. The first Nissan Leaf was delivered to Olivier Chalouhi in San Francisco, CA. Soon after, the first Chevrolet Volt was handed over to Jeffrey Kaffee, a retired airline pilot living in Parsippany, NJ. Both vehicles have been eagerly anticipated by the green auto market, and ...

Philips AmbientLED Replaces Common Incandescent Bulbs; It’s Green & Saves Power Too

December 17, 2010 / 2 Comments

Philips is bringing in a new illuminating low-energy alternative bulb with the promise of doing way with the over 425 million 60 watt incandescent bulbs sold annually. The new Philips  AmbientLED can effectively replace those bulbs and can provide the same illumination as a 60 watt white light incandescent at 12 watts.

Seagate Barracuda LP HDD Comes Across as All Green

December 17, 2010 / No Comments

The eco-friendly Barracuda LP HDD from the Seagate stables has added an extra green to its outlook. Presented with low power storage capabilities, the new HDD comes across as top-of-the line eco-friendly 3.5-inch desktop drives.

Sonex All-Electric Aircraft Takes Off

December 16, 2010 / No Comments

Adding to the increasing number of electric aircraft  that are on test flight mode, the all-electric Sonex aircraft has successfully completed its first flight. The electric air craft completed the fete at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.

Cave Hotel in Turkey Promises Luxury in Ancient Settings

December 10, 2010 / No Comments

Visitors to Turkey now have a unique option – to live in total style and comfort, inside caves that are centuries old. Six cave houses that date back to the 5th and 6th century period have been styled into a five-star hotel called the Yunak Evleri.

Volkswagen Jetta Rated Excellent by Consumer Reports

December 9, 2010 / 1 Comment

Consumer Reports (CR), one among the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services, has published their latest rating based on their Annual Auto Survey conducted on the four fuel efficient vehicles Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen TDI, Honda CR-Z, Ford Fiesta and Mazda2.

FOE for Cut in Lead Content in Aviation Fuel

December 9, 2010 / No Comments

Much hue and cry is being raised on the issue of carbon footprint and related environmental problems caused by aircrafts. The international network of environmental organizations, Friends of the Earth, has come with another dimension of the same problem, but this time regarding the content of the fuel used for aviation purposes.

Coca Cola Intros Eco-friendly 3D Vending Machines

December 8, 2010 / No Comments

The high-tech 3D vending machines that the Coca Cola Company introduced in Japan have been uniquely designed as eco-friendly equipment. Since refrigeration equipments are among the largest contributors of carbon footprints, this brand new machine could be considered as an effective step in attaining the goal of reduction of green house gases.

China to Achieve 500 GW of Renewable Power by 2020

December 7, 2010 / No Comments

China is all set to hit a total of 500 Gigawatts of renewable energy on the grid by 2020. Estimated increment in the sector of wind power is 150 GW in the place of current 25 GW, electric power would come from adding 100 GW to make 300 GW of hydro power, adding 125 GW to have 150 GW of ...