Renewable energy

Eco Expo Asia to Feature Energy Innovation

October 12, 2010 / 2 Comments

Asia’s leading environmental protection fair, The Eco Expo Asia will be held from 3rd to 6th November in Hong Kong. It will showcase the latest innovations in renewable energy, energy efficiency, natural resource protection and eco-friendly products. This second edition of the event is organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd.

Wal-Mart Plans More Energy-Efficient Stores

September 24, 2010 / No Comments

Wal-Mart plans to start a series of new stores designed to be 25 to 30 percent more energy efficient and produce up to 30 percent fewer greenhouse gases. The company has already opened three stores designed to use 20 percent less energy, four stores designed to use 25 percent less energy and one store designed to use 45 percent less ...

Spain’s Largest Biomass Plant Coming Up in Huelva

September 21, 2010 / No Comments

Renewable energy group Ence has undertaken the construction of the largest biomass plant in Spain. The Spanish Government has approved the plan of the plant. A biomass plant produces energy by using organic matter which includes agricultural waste to forest waste products. They can have carbon dioxide emissions up to 60 percentages lower than the equipments or facilities which uses the ...

Solar Powered Museum By MAD Architects Proposed For China

July 29, 2010 / 1 Comment

A novel proposal has been put forward by the firm MAD Architects – they propose that a sustainable floating museum be constructed in Xiamen, China. The façade of the museum itself will be a work of art a fitting testament to the artifacts that inhabit the interior.

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.

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.

Aeolus phone charged with solar & wind energy guarantees endless connectivity

May 26, 2010 / No Comments

Electronic gadgets help us remain connected everywhere, which rightly justifies their profound penetration in our lives. Of late we have seen several fantastic devices that have exploited renewable energy sources to help the equipment remain functional over longer periods of time on single charge. Industrial designer Cyrene Quiamco has devised Aeolus Phone with inbuilt power generating capabilities.

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 ...