A new battery design which could make it possible to refuel electric vehicles in the same way as traditional cars has been unveiled by academics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, US.
Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town will be built from the ground up with the latest green technologies, including solar panel roofing, smart household appliances, and shared usage of electric cars and bicycles.
Last week, the Gemasolar power plant near Seville, Spain, became the first commercial solar thermal power plant to supply uninterrupted power for a full 24 hours.
Presidents Obama and Medvedev expressed their intention to increase interaction and facilitate travel among the native peoples living in these two regions. US President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev declared their intention to deepen cooperation between their two countries to protect nature and natural resources in the cross-boundary Bering Strait region.
Sam, 30, the driver, and Olly, 34, the designer, have just won the Zero Emissions category at the annual Alternative Energy Racing tournament at Santa Pod with their home-made electric dragster, hitting nearly 133mph in the process. They had already broken a world record a few weeks earlier, doing a quarter-mile ‘sprint’ in 9.51 seconds [ Read More ]
Visit the 3rd Annual Smart Grids & Cleanpower Conference Exhibition if you are in or near Cambridge, UK. June 23-24, 2011.
Take a look at what Nissan Leaf’s solar charging stations will look like. The infrastructure is likely to spread throughout the main EV-ready cities.
Polar explorers warned that it would be impossible to traverse the Antarctic solely with the eco-mobile. However, this theory was proven untrue. Watch the promo video.
Pictures of top 10 exciting concept cars of 2010-11 compiled by CNET. See the rest here.
Paris has become the first city in France to throw out its fossil-fuel powered garbage trucks and replace them with clean, green electric ones. The trucks will reduce CO2 levels in the city and not disturb the people with the usual noise in the morning.