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Obama, Biden to Make Important ‘Green’ Announcements

October 26, 2009 / 1 Comment

The US President Barack Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden are expected to make important announcements that will provide stimulus for a greener future. An Obama administration official has said that the President will make announcement regarding Smart Grids during his visit to Florida. Obama's announcement of a Smart Grid will be the government's largest investment of economic stimulus funds ...

Electric Cars Aren’t Really All That Green, say Scientists

October 21, 2009 / 4 Comments

Electric cars have been hailed as the modern, non-polluting vehicles, but it's too early to shower them with all the praise, say scientists. In fact, if things don't change dramatically, electric vehicles may not be very green even in 2030. The problem of course doesn't lie entirely in the zero-emission electric cars, it has more to do with the generation ...

Google Gets Working on Smart Charging for Electric Vehicles

October 1, 2009 / No Comments

[caption id="attachment_6559" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Toyota Prius Hybrid Plugged In For Electricity"][/caption] As the number of electric vehicles, or plug-in hybrids increases, there is a good chance that they may put greater strain on the grid with a lot of vehicles going for a recharge simultaneously. Google is currently working on a solution to this problem, by integrating vehicles with the electric ...

Abu Dhabi may have electricity-powered cars on its streets soon

July 16, 2009 / No Comments

Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is expected to have electricity-powered cars on its streets soon. Abu Dhabi, the emirate that exports oil, is now busy buying stakes in alternative energy. This includes a stake in Tesla Motors, the automobile start-up firm, based in California, the United States, which makes high-performance battery-electric vehicles.