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Aug 04, 2021

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150MPG Human Powered Goblin Aero

150MPG Human Powered Goblin Aero

Goblin Motors’ new line of human powered vehicles are coming online February 2009. These vehicles, known as velomobiles, allow a single occupant to travel faster than a bicycle using

Running a Car on Wind Energy

Running a Car on Wind Energy

A new power packed performance super car has been designed in California that can run at the speed of 155 mph without conventional fuel. For startup this car will

An Artificial Sun on Earth

An Artificial Sun on Earth

It is science’s star experiment: an attempt to create an artificial sun on earth — and provide an answer to the world’s impending energy shortage. Scientists believe that this

Renewable Energy From Slow Water Currents

Renewable Energy From Slow Water Currents

We can use slow moving ocean and river waves for a new, reliable and affordable alternative energy source. A University of Michigan engineer has developed a device that acts

Dow Corning Alternative Energy Survey

Dow Corning Alternative Energy Survey

Alternative Energy & Carbon Footprinting: International Survey Reveals Business Attitudes. Companies’ attitudes towards alternative energy and carbon footprinting are revealed in the results of an international research study. The

Boosting Solar Cell Power

Boosting Solar Cell Power

Scientists are continuously improving the existing solar cells. Now they are taking the help of computer simulations and real lab testing. A group of physicists and engineers

Pedal Power Dynapod

Pedal Power Dynapod

A dynapod is a stationary pedal-powered device. The word ‘Dynapod’ comes from the Greek words for power and foot. The dynapod can be attached to any kind of device or

World’s Most Ambitious Solar Plan in LA

World’s Most Ambitious Solar Plan in LA

The city of Los Angles is taking up the world’s most ambitious solar power project. Till date this project will be the largest solar power plan started by any

New Method for Realizing Hydrogen Potential

New Method for Realizing Hydrogen Potential

Hydrogen-powered fuel cells hold enormous promise as a power source for future generations. Hydrogen is the simplest element known to humans. Each atom of hydrogen has only one proton.

Future Perspectives for Renewable Energy in India

Future Perspectives for Renewable Energy in India

India is facing an acute energy scarcity which is hampering its industrial growth and economic progress. Setting up of new power plants is inevitably dependent on import of highly

Breakthrough In Small Wind Technology

Breakthrough In Small Wind Technology

The main work of wind turbines is to utilize the energy of wind and convert it into electricity; stronger wind is considered good for electricity production. But the speed

Making Bio-based Butanol More Competitive

Making Bio-based Butanol More Competitive

We all want to live in a clean and green environment and leave this planet in a livable condition for future generations. Scientists are continuously trying to find alternative

Cars of Tomorrow With Energy-Saving Technology

Cars of Tomorrow With Energy-Saving Technology

Automobiles companies are on the lookout to manufacture tomorrow’s car. They want to minimize the disadvantages of the today’s hybrid cars and capitalize on its positive features. Mechanical

Converting waste into a renewable energy sources

Converting waste into a renewable energy sources

Consider a technology that not only keeps your surroundings clean it also produces renewable energy at a low cost. Wheelabrator Technologies Inc., a U.S. pioneer for municipal waste-to-energy technology,

Barack Obama on Renewable Energy

Barack Obama on Renewable Energy

Barack Obama has been elected as the 44th President of the USA and with his election, Solar Integrated Technologies rose by 30% yesterday after increases of 22% by Renewable

Solid Tech Improvements Advance Practical Hybrids

Solid Tech Improvements Advance Practical Hybrids

Although the idea of driving a hybrid vehicle (and getting a better car insurance rate for doing it) has become increasingly common for the automotive public, designers are still

Agucadoura Generating Power for 1,500 Homes

Agucadoura Generating Power for 1,500 Homes

As the conventional sources of energy are dwindling, scientists are continuously looking for alternative sources of energy. We are frequently reading about generation of alternative and clean energy from

Every Color Of The Rainbow Is An Energy Source

Every Color Of The Rainbow Is An Energy Source

We have all enjoyed watching rainbows and at some point wanted to travel to the end of them for those fabled pots of gold. We can make out the

First Degree Program in Wind Energy

First Degree Program in Wind Energy

Officials from Highland Community College (HCC) and EcoEnergy officially broke ground in early October for a facility to house the HCC Wind Turbine Technology Program, the first associates’ degree

Woody Biomass Resources

Woody Biomass Resources

Biomass power is the largest source of renewable energy as well as a vital part of the waste management infrastructure. An increasing global awareness about environmental issues is acting

Power from Trees

Power from Trees

Currently a team of MIT researchers are using platinum electrodes and ficus plants to discover the truth of feeble electric currents from trees. They have come up with an

Thermoelectric Materials Can Increase Energy Efficiency

Thermoelectric Materials Can Increase Energy Efficiency

It seems humans are facing the biggest challenge of the century i.e. to solve energy crisis. We are running the risk of exhausting fossil fuel reserves. Scientists all over

Alternative Fuel in the Aviation Industry

Alternative Fuel in the Aviation Industry

While alternative fuels are being heavily studied for automobiles, we’re now seeing a push from a different direction. The aviation industry has taken an intense interest in the subject,

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), is a mechanism under the Kyoto Protocol for promoting technology transfer and investment from industrialized countries to the developing world for projects focused on mitigating

Plan for Biggest Wind Turbines in the UK

Plan for Biggest Wind Turbines in the UK

Wind energy has a formidable place in the field of alternative energy but critics always worry about the preservation of bio-diversity and farm birds. It is always a priority

Solar Cell Sets World Efficiency Record

Solar Cell Sets World Efficiency Record

We all want to get rid of our dependency on fossil fuels and their side effects. Alternative sources of energy seems clean and green but they have a poor

Low-emission Engines for Future Hybrids

Low-emission Engines for Future Hybrids

China is one of the most polluted countries in the world. But they are not unaware of the ill effects of the excessive use of fossil fuels. They are

Wind Energy From Ocean Surface

Wind Energy From Ocean Surface

When we talk about wind energy, we don’t specifically mention ocean winds. But global satellite maps from NASA promise a new hope. Nearly a decade of data from NASA’s

Cheaper Solar Power Costs

Cheaper Solar Power Costs

When a manufacturer offers a product in the market its main aim is to penetrate in the market as deeply and as widely as possible. In short he wants

Thermo-chemical Conversion Technologies for Woody Biomass Utilization

Thermo-chemical Conversion Technologies for Woody Biomass Utilization

There are many ways to generate electricity from biomass using thermo-chemical pathway. These include directly-fired or conventional steam approach, co-firing, pyrolysis and gasification.

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