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Could Desalinization of the Oceans Be Practical

Could Desalinization of the Oceans Be Practical

More than two thirds of the planet Earth is covered by water that we cannot drink. As increasing droughts and population expansions grow yearly, the need for our life’s blood is of epic proportions. Although we have a method of purifying some of the water we come across, mass consumption  Read more »

Add Comments October 3, 2013

Giant Solar Power Tower finally powers up in California

Giant Solar Power Tower finally powers up in California

Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, is a hybrid power plant. Unlike the usual solar power plant, which uses solar panels to capture the sun’s energy and convert it to power or electricity, the 377-megawatt solar power plant uses giant mirrors to reflect sun power on receivers atop the towers. The  Read more »

Add Comments September 26, 2013

19-year-old’s Cleanup Array concept - Could rid the oceans of plastic waste in just five years

19-year-old’s Cleanup Array concept – Could rid the oceans of plastic waste in just five years

A 19-year-old, Boyan Slat, has unveiled plans to create an Ocean Cleanup Array that could possibly remove 7,250,000,000 kg of plastic waste from the world’s oceans. Boyan Slat, is an aerospace engineering student at the Delft University of Technology. His idea was developed for a student project in aerospace engineering. It  Read more »

Add Comments September 26, 2013

Eco Friendly Motoring

Eco Friendly Motoring

Green car technology For 21st century motorists, the opportunity to save money on fuel and motoring taxes whilst helping to save the planet has got to be attractive. The green car market has an ever-expanding range of choices to offer but it would be fairly pointless to buy just anything  Read more »

1 Comment September 25, 2013

Stigo foldable electric scooter: The fastest folding scooter you can bring anywhere

Stigo foldable electric scooter: The fastest folding scooter you can bring anywhere

The Stigo foldable electric scooter is the newest e-scooter soon to be on the market. five years in the making, it was finally unveiled last September 20th at the 1,000 Pionniers event in Paris. The Stigo has a top speed of 5 mph (125 km/h) and a maximum 25 miles (40 km) range in every  Read more »

September 25, 2013

VW unveils two electric cars ready for production: The e-Up! and The e-Golf

VW unveils two electric cars ready for production: The e-Up! and The e-Golf

Volkswagen unveiled two new electric car models last September 10th at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The “e-Up!” which packs a 99 mile range and the “e-Golf” with a 118 mile range, both are powered by lithium ion batteries and electric motors but have different specifications.

Add Comments September 23, 2013

New fuel cell technology could cost one-tenth the price of the competition

New fuel cell technology could cost one-tenth the price of the competition

Last month, a start up company, Redox Power Systems, unveiled a new fuel cell technology dubbed “The Cube”. A refrigerator-sized solid-oxide fuel cell (SOFC) which is said to be more efficient and one-tenth cheaper than the Bloom Energy Server. The Cube promises significantly lower cost and higher performance efficiency. Redox  Read more »

Add Comments September 22, 2013

GoSun Stove reinvents solar cooking - Heats up to a Sizzling 550°F in Minutes

GoSun Stove reinvents solar cooking – Heats up to a Sizzling 550°F in Minutes

The GoSun solar stove is a fuel free solar cooker with an innovative design that makes solar cooking fast and easy. It can even cook your food in just 20 minutes with moderate sunlight. Imagine what it can do on a hot summer day.

Add Comments September 21, 2013