Energy

The Mercury To Offer Ultra-Efficient Clean Travel Soon

July 16, 2010 / 1 Comment

London design firm Priestmangoode recently displayed the Mercury,  the concept of a high speed train specifically designed for low-carbon ultra-efficient travel. The double-decker train has a sleek body and unique interior design, which is anticipated to revolutionize rail travel.

Clean Green Energy On The Growth Path; UN Report Says

July 16, 2010 / No Comments

A recent U.N. report gives green enthusiasts good reason to celebrate. According to the report, in 2009, a lot more power capacity was added to the US and European countries from renewable sources than ever before in history. Mainly, power sourced from wind and solar energy served to be substitutes for conventional sources of energy.

Kyocera Solar Modules To Power Toyota Solar Panels in Boats

July 6, 2010 / No Comments

Solar Panels in recreational boats manufactured and sold by Toyota will now have Kyocera’s solar modules equipping its solar power generation. The panels are also designed to be installed as an optional unit on the same type of boats of other manufacture also.

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 ...

Sailing ships harvesting ocean wind energy could meet energy needs of entire planet

May 28, 2010 / No Comments

With dwindling fossil fuel resources we are working with solar, wind and tidal alternatives to generate power. Just a few days back we talked about an underwater kite feeding on tidal energy to generate power. Taking a step forward, researchers at the University of California are working upon sailing ships that could harvest energy from the ocean far away from ...

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.

110-year-old Folk-Victorian home gets transformed into an energy neutral house

May 26, 2010 / No Comments

Renovating an old home is a demanding task, especially if you were aiming at remodeling a century old Victorian home along greener lines while at the same time preserving its historical legacy. Green Restoration expert Matt Grocoff accomplished just that to create an energy neutral home.

Solar Lighted walkway tiles ensure alighted footsteps in the dark

May 24, 2010 / No Comments

Day in and day out, we come across designs, which try to make our lives greener than never before. Ever since we started harvesting solar energy to meet our energy requirements, we have seen an entire array of products based on this principle, penetrating our lives to make it more energy efficient. The solar-lighted walkway tiles are the next in ...

Lenovo ThinkPad L series targets eco-conscious professionals

May 19, 2010 / No Comments

Lenovo may have missed out on the Earth Day for the release of its ThinkPad L Series laptops but the company has definitely been able to find an alternative for the eco-conscious professionals in the make.