Renewable energy

Clean Green Energy On The Growth Path; UN Report Says

July 16, 2010 / No Comments

A recent U.N. report gives green enthusiasts good reason to celebrate. According to the report, in 2009, a lot more power capacity was added to the US and European countries from renewable sources than ever before in history. Mainly, power sourced from wind and solar energy served to be substitutes for conventional sources of energy.

Energy harvesting kites to generate 1 MW of electricity

June 1, 2010 / No Comments

Just a few days back we wrote about researchers at University of California claiming to meet the energy needs of entire planet through sailing ships harvesting ocean wind energy. The pursuit to develop to cleaner greener sources of energy is raising the bar higher and higher for all in the fray. A California based high altitude Wind Company Makani Power ...

Electree bonzai solar charger leaves you craving

June 1, 2010 / No Comments

You do not have much to look at a solar charger. They are etched out in standard shapes and sizes using the same gray crap strictly confining their usage to little else than ensuring sufficient charge for our ever-hungry batteries. Electree too does the same, but with grace and style.

Sailing ships harvesting ocean wind energy could meet energy needs of entire planet

May 28, 2010 / No Comments

With dwindling fossil fuel resources we are working with solar, wind and tidal alternatives to generate power. Just a few days back we talked about an underwater kite feeding on tidal energy to generate power. Taking a step forward, researchers at the University of California are working upon sailing ships that could harvest energy from the ocean far away from ...

PC-Aero’s zero emissions electric airplane recharges underneath solar hangar

May 27, 2010 / No Comments

While all electric vehicles have already become a road reality with newer energy, efficient additions made every day, how about an all-electric plane that glides green through the skies to your choicest destinations.

HYDRA, solar powered portable water purification unit provides clean drinking water

May 27, 2010 / 1 Comment

Water is the elixir of life, no life form can sustain without it. While lack of water to meet daily needs is a reality today for one in three people across the globe, around 1 billion people do not have safe access to clean drinking water.

Solar Powered eco-tower for hotter climes

May 17, 2010 / No Comments

Building solar powered skyscrapers makes all the sense when you have leading scientists making claims about half of the earth becoming uninhabitable by 2050 due to rise in temperatures. The sustainable tower by Kenneth Kole and Michelle Lim meets up the necessity just in case the planet heated up more than it already has.

Bio-diesel hybrid Beetle rolls down the street using solar energy

May 13, 2010 / No Comments

Beetle is a wonderful small car that is etched in the memories of the people for the manner in which it outshone other cars in the days gone by. Beetle has evolved gradually and though nothing much has changed in it other than a few nips and tucks, a group of six engineers who call themselves EcoHawks have envisioned a ...

Lockheed Martin to supply US Air Force with solar power generators

May 10, 2010 / No Comments

It seems that the US Armed Forces are making an all out effort to reduce their dependence on fossil fuels by opting for more sustainable forms of energy that are eco-friendly. Just a few days back the US Air Force set a green precedent by using bio-fuel to fly supersonic hornet. Giving yet another push to its green initiative the ...

OASIS Solar Stainless Steel Lantern works all night long

May 10, 2010 / No Comments

Portable lighting device such as lantern has always been a popular indoor and outdoor illuminating source. However, keeping them alight for long has always been a problem since most of them either make use of some or the other form or fuel or else utilizes battery.