Technology

Most Efficient Solar Cell Comes into Being

September 30, 2013 / No Comments

These days, the fastest developing fields in science and technology could be those related to solar power generation. Every passing day, the technology behind solar power generation is being updated, and new technologies towards increasing efficiency are being invented. The efforts aimed at switching to renewable energy sources are behind this fast growth. And now, here comes another nice invention in ...

Heliospectra LED Lighting System Adopted to Grow Plants in Space

May 1, 2013 / No Comments

German Aerospace Center (DRL) has picked up Heliospectra’s new LED lighting system to be a part of the EDEN(Evolution and Design of Environmentally-closed Nutrition sources) research initiative. The advanced lighting technology that is used by Heliospectra will be utilized by the  Institute of Space Systems in Bremen, Germany, for research. The German institute will be looking to develop bioregenerative life support ...

Technology Developed to Record Multiple Bird Songs

June 4, 2012 / No Comments

A new technology to record multiple bird songs at once has been developed by researchers at Oregon State University. The tool also allows getting the recordings in better accuracy than ever before. By recording bird sounds and songs, the researchers believe that they it would reveal further details on climate impact. Also, it might provide in-depth details of the habitat and ...

South Korea Doles Out Tax Lollies For Green R&D

July 14, 2010 / No Comments

The Government of South Korea has made its support for a greener world clear by announcing big tax benefits and support for eco-friendly technology and research. They expect that this will also be advantageous to increasing competitiveness in this field.

National Semi’s Solar Magic technology increases energy generation by 20%

June 2, 2010 / No Comments

Our dependence on eco-friendly products has been rising with the development of ever-new technologies, which push the efficiency factor of new product launches. Harnessing solar energy to meet electrical needs on both macro and micro scale is fast becoming a rage because its’ eco-friendly and helps you detach from the grid. Solar Magic technology is yet another promising feat in ...

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 ...

Built from scrap Bicibomba movil uses pedal power to transform lives

May 31, 2010 / No Comments

There are very few contraptions devised from waste and fewer still, which are embracing owing to their simple functioning and worthiness. After Bicilavadora, the bicycle washing machine and the Bicimolino, the corn grinder, yet another application from waste Bicibomba movil has transformed lives of the people in rural Guatemala.

IBM’s intelligent traffic light system helps improve fuel efficiency

May 31, 2010 / No Comments

IBM has come up with a novel plan to redeem those habitual to wasting fuel on the traffic signals by keeping their engines running until the signal goes green instead of turning it off.  The company has applied patent for a new technology that would stop or start engines at the traffic intersections with the aim to improve fuel efficiency.

‘Electric Bulldozer’ with zero emissions and smart safety alerts

May 28, 2010 / 2 Comments

Worn and rusted bulldozers, belching out black smoke while clearing landfills, plant debris, mines, quarries, road construction, agricultural operations, and building sites etc. are an eyesore to watch. These monster machines may be the coolest ones around in terms of their overwhelming size, but their record on environmental front has been least friendly.

Bugatti builds 800 HP electric supercar prototype

May 28, 2010 / 2 Comments

Supercars are all high end exotic cars with performance greatly superior to that of its contemporaries. There’s news that Bugatti has actually built an 800bhp battery-powered supercar that exemplifies the balance between environmental and dynamic performance.