Alternative fuels

Quick Charge, Electric Public Transport in South California

September 1, 2010 / No Comments

A public transportation agency in the South California region of San Gabriel/Pomona plans to have as part of their services all electric buses that can charge in a jiffy. The company, Foothill Transit, has bought three EcoRide BE35 all electric buses and two charging stations.

Britain to Subsidize Low-Carbon Car Purchase

July 29, 2010 / 1 Comment

Britain has announced that it will pay up to 5,000 pounds ($7,800, 6,000 euros) towards the cost of buying a new low-carbon car. The news came after the program for funding low-carbon cars was facing dark times due to an austerity drive. The subsidy means that up-front costs of vehicles that comply with tough emission standards will go down by ...

Mowing Lawns While The Sun Shines

July 21, 2010 / No Comments

Gone are the days when the perfect day was peppered with the agony of having to mow the lawn. The new Flowcut Solarmower saves you a lot of effort and time and also the potential for you to savor those perfect weekends. The solarmower uses sunlight to cut your grass. A photovoltaic panel on the machine, collects solar energy and ...

China To Pump Hundreds Of Billions Into Clean Energy Development

July 21, 2010 / No Comments

China is reportedly budgeting almost $738 billion into clean energy development projects and into deployment. Set to be carried out over the span of the next ten years, China seems to have taken note of the fact that relying on fossil fuels is not the way to go riding into the future as a leader nation. With per capita emissions ...

Green Battery: Shake It To Generate Energy With Vibration

July 19, 2010 / 1 Comment

An amazing new green device - - Vibration powered Generating Battery - has been developed by Brother Industries. The uniqueness of this device is that it is a small vibration-powered generator that can replace AA and AAA batteries. If the battery is being used in a torch or a remote control, all the user has to do to generate the ...

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.

Korean Air Appoints Teddy Bear Crew to Spread Green Message

July 8, 2010 / No Comments

It is all about going green in the skies. Korean Air is bringing in a unique eco-friendly management system in its bid to cut down on the environmental impact of air travel. Korean Air has appointed a pair of 'Teddy Bear Crew' to spread the green message.

Coke Zero and Mentos powered rocket car creates sensation

June 2, 2010 / No Comments

Exploring alternative fuels is no joke. It requires a lot of strictly business like, cold sober, matter-of-fact attitude bound and determined to yield a startling find in the end. However, this one is more of an entertainment and sheer fun to try with its practicality questioning good sense in every sense. Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz, the guys who became ...

Bullet 580, Worlds’ largest airship fuelled with algae based bio-diesel

May 25, 2010 / No Comments

Airships have undergone little evolution Post-WWII and sadly, these were restricted to advertisements, which offered us a glimpse of them every now and then. However, pulling them out of this oblivion into the 21st century, E-Green Technologies successfully finished the inflation of the worlds’ largest airship Bullet 580 inside Garrett Coliseum, Montgomery, Alabama.

Futuristic hydrogen powered aircraft specializes in vertical take-off

May 17, 2010 / No Comments

This is an amazingly clever design concept aimed at removing one of the biggest hurdles that stand in our way of applying vertical take-off and landing to commercial aircrafts. With his Airbus A350H airliner, one particular designer Victor Uribe has tried ridding VTOL aircrafts off their extremely inefficient and heavy, smaller payloads and greater fuel needs reputation