Technology

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.

BP Oil Spill Tops Yahoo Search Requests in 2010

December 1, 2010 / No Comments

BP's massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico tops the chart, according to Yahoo’s rankings of the most demanding and interesting search requests in 2010.  It drew the attention of tens of millions of people that used Yahoo's search engine in the year 2010.

Lufthansa Plans World’s First Biofuel Passenger Flight in 2011

November 30, 2010 / No Comments

Germany's biggest airline, Deutsche Lufthansa plans to launch the world's first biofuel passenger flight in 2011. The flights will begin in April 2011 and continue for six months as part of a government-backed study on the long-term impact of biofuels on aircraft performance.

US Plans New Approvals Process for Offshore Wind Power Projects

November 24, 2010 / No Comments

A new, major initiative has been announced by the US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, which will speed up the process of sanctioning offshore wind power projects. The US has seen years of delay caused by red tape holding up such projects, which is holding up the progress of renewable energy generation.

Toyota Plans More Green Vehicles for the Future

November 23, 2010 / No Comments

As a triggering move to their future plans to roll out more alternative-energy vehicles, Toyota recently announced that they have a very elaborate plan for their eco-car future. Well, they have around 11 conventional hybrids and battery powered automobiles waiting in queue to be launched.

China’s Shenzen Aims at 35,000 EVs On the Streets in 3 Years

November 15, 2010 / No Comments

China is clearly committed to the green revolution. After a myriad new plans and schemes covering renewable energy generation, environmental transportation and such have been implemented and announced, the momentum doesn’t seem to be slowing down.

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 ...

Greenpeace Greener Electronics Guide Out; Apple Dips, HP & Samsung Score High

October 28, 2010 / No Comments

Greenpeace has released the latest 16th version of influential guide to greener electronics. Nokia retained the top position of the rankings which it has held since 2008. Sony Ericsson and Philips retain their second and third positions, respectively.