Renewable energy

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.

Bio-Hydrogen Airship could be transportation reality by 2030

May 10, 2010 / No Comments

Hindenburg may be the only craft hitting one’s mind at the slightest mention of airships from day’s bygone, but you need to check out Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut’s, Hydrgenase airship to get an idea of just how green would be our future transportation systems by as early as 2030.

Underwater Kite feeds on tidal energy to generate power

May 7, 2010 / 2 Comments

Ever new means are being devised to generate renewable energy harnessing ocean’s power in its varied manifestations. Only yesterday we brought to you NASA’s deep dive robot SOLO-TREC that feeds on ocean’s heat to enable its deep sea maneuverings. Today, it is “Deep Green” which exploits tidal wave energy to generate power.

NASA’s SOLO-TREC robot powered by ocean’s thermal energy

May 6, 2010 / No Comments

NASA’s has learnt to harness ocean’s thermal energy to drive its new robot. Called SOLO TREC this wax filled buoy requires no battery change and completely relies on renewable energy for its oceanic maneuverings.

E. Capsule harnesses reusable energy to take you places

May 4, 2010 / No Comments

Nature created trees to sustain life on earth, man is thinking of making trees to grow fuel.  Weird as it may sound to our ears, but the day isn’t far when we would be powering our vehicles with fuel grown on trees, and not from trees.

US gives green thumb-up to its first offshore wind farm at Cape Cord

April 28, 2010 / No Comments

For a change US is heading offshore, not for oil but for its first wind farm. After years of legal wrangling the Obama Administration has finally inched closer towards establishing its first offshore wind farm, off Cape Cod. The 130 turbine Cape Cod wind farm which gets operational by 2012 aims to eventually supply three-quarters of the ...

Surge Drive leads the world in harnessing ocean wave energy

April 21, 2010 / No Comments

In our efforts to ply technology in some of the toughest conditions to somehow fulfill our in-satiated energy cravings, we have redefined the entire concept of farming. Australia’s AquaGen has set up plans to establish ‘Wave Farms’ that deliver renewable ocean energy.

New Colorado Bill to Popularize Solar Gardens

January 20, 2010 / No Comments

Green energy is still not very widely available from official government outlets - the best you can do right now is to sign up for green power with your local utility, but that's about it. Colorado is planning on changing that soon though - a state representative from Boulder made a statement announcing plans to introduce a bill legalizing "solar ...

New York plans to meet 45% of its power needs from renewable energy sources by 2015

June 15, 2009 / 2 Comments

New York has worked out a plan to meet 45% of its electricity needs from renewable energy sources by 2015. The scheme also would create 50,000 jobs, according to David Paterson, Governor of New York who made the announcement in a speech at the New York Academy of Science. [caption id="attachment_5564" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Wind farms - renewable energy"][/caption] One of Paterson’s pet ...

Google Renewable Energy Efforts Show Positive Results

June 11, 2009 / 1 Comment

Call them philanthropic or just call them smart investors, the bottom line is that Google wants to provide an alternate solution to the greenhouse gases of laden coal power generation in the US. [caption id="attachment_5526" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Google's Green Energy Czar Bill Weih Inspecting Solar Panels"][/caption] The Internet giant has openly claimed that the government isn't taking risks enough to see fruitful ...