Energy

Energy Efficient Science Tower to Come Up at University of Copenhagen

December 1, 2010 / No Comments

An energy efficient science tower designed by C. F. Moller Architects will be constructed within the University of Copenhagen’s Panum Complex. This sustainable design will feature an impressive vertical atrium.

Taiwan to Usher in More Eco-Friendly Laws

November 22, 2010 / No Comments

The Taiwanese government is focusing on getting more environmental rules in place after facing a wave of protests over several issues from environmentally conscious citizens. The government is considering implementing green reforms faster than they had earlier envisioned, spurred on by these citizen demands.

Regenerative Braking to Make Container Cranes More Energy Efficient

November 11, 2010 / 1 Comment

An innovative idea promises to make large cranes more energy efficient. The enormous cranes that are used to load and unload containers to and from cargo ships are usually powered by electricity from the power grid or have diesel generators animating them.

Siemens Expects Euro 40 billion in Green Revenue by 2014

November 10, 2010 / No Comments

By year 2014, Europe’s largest conglomerate, Siemens A.G. anticipates that its green technology activities would have generated revenues close to 40 billion euros ($55.83 billion). The company has declared that its 2010 fiscal year saw revenue generation from it environmental portfolio touching 28 billion euros, a figure that already outstrips the target that the company had set for 2011, which ...

Ford Fiesta Tops PM’s ‘Fuel Efficiency’ List

November 4, 2010 / No Comments

Popular Mechanics has announced their list of winners for 2011, and the winner in the ‘fuel efficiency’ category is the Ford Fiesta. Although there were other worthy contestants in the running, PM says that the fact that the Fiesta is an inexpensive high quality fuel-efficient car swayed them in its favor.

Wireless Electric Car Charges through Magnetic Induction; London Gets it First

November 3, 2010 / 1 Comment

A green revolution in the transportation arena is waiting in the wings to sweep across the nation of the UK. And the revolution is to be kick started by the first wireless electric car that was introduced in London recently.

Foster + Partners’ first landmark project in Vietnam has a Low-Energy Design

October 25, 2010 / No Comments

Foster + Partners’ first project in Vietnam boasts of a unique green design. It comprises two towers, one for the headquarters of VietinBank. This tower is the largest among the two. The other building is meant for the purpose of housing a five-star hotel, spa and serviced apartments. VietinBank is one among the largest banking groups in Vietnam. Located amidst ...

China Emerges Surprise Leader in Clean Energy; Says Study

October 20, 2010 / No Comments

China has emerged as a surprise leader in clean energy efforts, despite being the world's top polluter, according to the Vivid Economics report, a study released on Tuesday. China has been ranked second position next to Britain in the value of its incentives to cut pollution from electricity generation.

Greenerator Helps Urban Inhabitants to Utilize Solar & Wind Energy

October 18, 2010 / No Comments

Solar panels and residential wind turbines are utilized by people having private homes to reduce their electricity expenditure. They are able to install the devices on their roofs. But when speaking about the people living in the apartments, the options for the installation of solar panels and residential wind turbines are denied.

Animated LED Clock Tower Stands Tall at Seibu Ikebukuro Flagship Store

October 15, 2010 / No Comments

The Hikari no Tokei Gate at the Seibu Ikebukuro flagship store features an incredible new LED clock. This is viewed as a different initiative in place of the usual stone fountains that serve as the centerpieces of most of the modern shopping centers. The underutilized space is taken to a whole new level by Yugo Nakamura and Yukihiro Takahashi who ...