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Dec 08, 2016

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New Washing Machine Only Uses One Cup of Water

New Washing Machine Only Uses One Cup of Water

An environmentally friendly washing machine has been developed by the University of Leeds, Britain. The technology has been developed by Professor Stephen Burkinshaw of the University of Leeds. He

World Speed Record Set by 100% Electric Airplane

World Speed Record Set by 100% Electric Airplane

Aircrafts are notorious for adding carbon content into the atmosphere because more and more people are choosing this mode of travel. We are trying to reduce carbon emissions on

New Hydrogen Powered Urban Car by Riversimple

New Hydrogen Powered Urban Car by Riversimple

A new hydrogen car was unveiled in London, UK by Riversimple. This Riversimple Urban Car (RUC) is powered by fuel cells. These fuels cells combine hydrogen with oxygen from

More Efficient Hybrid Vehicles

More Efficient Hybrid Vehicles

If we can control the excess carbon emissions from fossil fuels we can control the global warming to a great extent. When we start our cars and apply brakes

Kite-like Turbines Could Capture Wind Above New York

Kite-like Turbines Could Capture Wind Above New York

Now we know that oil reserves are not going to last forever we are searching for alternative energy resources keenly. We are reading about new ways to tap energy

Walnut Creek Installs 3 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Walnut Creek Installs 3 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Coulomb Technologies has taken the initiative to install their ChargePoint™ Networked Charging Stations for electric vehicles in Walnut Creek, CA. Walnut Creek has got the distinction of becoming the

Transparent Electronics: A Solar Energy Breakthrough

Transparent Electronics: A Solar Energy Breakthrough

Not even in our wildest dreams have we anticipated that while we are simply looking out the window enjoying the outside view our windows can simultaneously produce energy for

New Generation of Solar Devices with Trapped Sunlight

New Generation of Solar Devices with Trapped Sunlight

What a wonderful age we are living in! We hear about so many possibilities in the field of alternative energy. Scientists all over the world are thinking about alternatives

UNEP To Help Green The Sochi 2014 Olympics

UNEP To Help Green The Sochi 2014 Olympics

We have seen many Olympic Games but didn’t bother to check about the green quotient of the games, till now. What is most talked about is always the performance

Small, Low Speed Wind Turbine

Small, Low Speed Wind Turbine

Most of us want to reduce our carbon footprints but currently most of the alternative energy products are simply unavailable for urban population that lives in metros. But gradually

Flexible Solar Powered Rooftop Shingles

Flexible Solar Powered Rooftop Shingles

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland have developed flexible solar panels that could be installed on roofs like shingles. This technology was originally used to protect

Light-driven Nanomotor

Light-driven Nanomotor

How we see things around us without noticing it! We know the peculiar habit of the sunflower. How it moves with the movement of the sun everyday. But if

Lasers Make Solar Cells Competitive

Lasers Make Solar Cells Competitive

For centuries we have been using fossil fuels for industrial and domestic purposes. Most of us consider fossil fuels cheap. But now we are realizing the “real” costs of

Solar Powered Wi-Fi Bus Stops

Solar Powered Wi-Fi Bus Stops

What a delightful combination for environmentalists! While you are waiting for your bus to arrive you can happily stay in touch with the cyber world. San Francisco bus stops

Solar Powered Surveillance Aircraft

Solar Powered Surveillance Aircraft

Bye Aerospace Inc. (Denver, Colorado), is collaborating with thin film PV manufacturer Ascent Solar. This is not one of those tie ups taking place everyday. The echo of this

Molten Salt Solar Plant

Molten Salt Solar Plant

If you happen to travel to Las Vegas, you can come across a tall tower surrounded by around 1,800 mirrors. Mirrors size may be equivalent to a billboard. Don’t

Cutting Aviation Emissions with ‘Bottletop Technology’

Cutting Aviation Emissions with ‘Bottletop Technology’

Most of the time we ignore simple solutions dismissing them as too simplistic. But often we can achieve immeasurable amount of success with simple and practical solutions. We might

New Solar Stadium in Taiwan

New Solar Stadium in Taiwan

It’s official now. Taiwan will hold the World Games 2009 in July. This international sporting event will include games like korfball, billiards, dragon boat racing and women’s tug-of-war. But

New Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology

New Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology

Scientists are tirelessly working on sources of alternative energy so that we can have a better substitute for fossil fuels in near future. We know that sunlight, wind and

Using Existing Infrastructure for Wind Turbines

Using Existing Infrastructure for Wind Turbines

The Metropolis Magazine has been holding Next Generation Design Competition since 2003. They want to provide a platform for young designers to promote the spirit of activism, social involvement,

Hydrogen Powered Street Cleaner

Hydrogen Powered Street Cleaner

We are hearing about many inventions and discoveries in the alternative energy sector. But we don’t get to read about many ‘actual’ finished products doing their work in real

Solaren Corp. to Launch Solar Panels into Orbit

Solaren Corp. to Launch Solar Panels into Orbit

We keep hearing about harnessing the solar power from space. Some call it tall claims and some dismiss it as too costly an affair or pie in the sky.

Air-fueled Battery for Electric Cars

Air-fueled Battery for Electric Cars

A normal fossil fuel car (using an internal combustion engine) only needs the battery to start the engine as well as run the air conditioning system and the car

Harnessing High Winds With Giant Kites

Harnessing High Winds With Giant Kites

People are trying various sources to produce alternative energy. We have often witnessed children flying kites. But very few of us have given a thought to generate energy from

WindCube Generates Electricity in Moderate Wind

WindCube Generates Electricity in Moderate Wind

Wind power is the fastest growing industry in the alternative energy sector. Wind turbines generate clean and green power for us but they have certain precondition. One of it

Minneapolis International Airport Installs Wind Generators

Minneapolis International Airport Installs Wind Generators

These days many companies are exhibiting awareness about clean and green energy and trying to use that technology for reducing costs too. Recently Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport has set

Improvements in Wind Speed Forecasting

Improvements in Wind Speed Forecasting

Sources of alternative energy are still in infancy stage and taking nascent steps towards the future. So there are ample scopes for scientists to improve upon the various aspects

Zero Emissions Motorcycle

Zero Emissions Motorcycle

When we think about green energy vehicles we often think about modest designs and low speeds. But 6 final-year engineering students of Kingston University have designed a bike that

New Concentration Solar Power Modules

New Concentration Solar Power Modules

The alternative sources of energy are constantly evolving. Scientists and manufacturers are trying to come up with better products that are user friendly and economical. Government is drawing policies

Wind Energizer Donut for More Efficient Turbines

Wind Energizer Donut for More Efficient Turbines

We all know about the impending future of the fossil fuels. Ultimately we will be forced to look for alternative energy fuels. Those countries who have resources and infrastructure