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SustainX Brings Compressed Air Energy System In A Vastly Different Form

SustainX Brings Compressed Air Energy System In A Vastly Different Form

Can you remember last when a Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) plant was commissioned? It was in 1991. However, this week startup SustainX has brought the technology back to the U.S. electricity grid, albeit in a vastly different form.

By On September 17, 2013 Respond
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Solar-powered UAV That Could Fly For 5 Years At A Time

Solar-powered UAV That Could Fly For 5 Years At A Time

Earlier we have seen solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Silent Falcon that is said to be capable of flying up to 14 hours in the sky at a time. But lately, Titan Aerospace has announced that it is making such solar-powered UAVs that would be able to fly in the upper atmosphere for 5 years at a time!

By On September 3, 2013 Respond
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Dutch Students Made World’s First Solar-Powered Family Car

Dutch Students Made World’s First Solar-Powered Family Car

Now a days, automobile engineers are trying to make solar-powered cars. And the good news is a team of 22 Dutch engineers has developed a solar-powered family car called Stella. Undoubtedly, this car redefines the traditional meaning of a car.

By On July 6, 2013 Respond
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President Obama Details Out Climate Change Action Plan

President Obama Details Out Climate Change Action Plan

President Obama has long been stating that he intends to take concrete actions towards curbing environmental pollution and tackling the issue of climate change. After a lot of wait, he has finally announced a 21-page climate change initiative which outlines the efforts his government will undertake in order to tackle the issue.

By On June 27, 2013 2 Responses
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Serious Polluters Will Get Death Penalty: China

Serious Polluters Will Get Death Penalty: China

China has decided to crack down on polluters at an all out scale. A new judicial explanation, that took effect on Wednesday, has given courts the power to hand down death penalties to serious polluters.

By On June 22, 2013 Respond
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AT&T Tests Solar-Powered Charging Stations Across NYC

AT&T Tests Solar-Powered Charging Stations Across NYC

Imagine you are on a road and you have to make an urgent phone call. But you forgot to charge up your phone last night and it is now switched off due to having no battery power. At that moment, wouldn’t it be a great help to you if you find a mobile charging station nearby? Understanding the fact, cellular network provider AT&T has decided to launch solar-powered charging stations across New York City.

By On June 19, 2013 Respond
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Acrobotic Aims To Raise Environmental Awareness With Smart Citizen Kit

Acrobotic Aims To Raise Environmental Awareness With Smart Citizen Kit

Our planet’s environment is changing for the worse, and each passing day is adding to its woes. We may simply refuse to realize it or ignore it when confronted with hard facts, but it is happening. To raise environmental awareness, Acrobotic Industries has launched a Smart Citizen kit project on KickStarter.

By On May 21, 2013 Respond
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China Emerges As The Leader In Clean Energy Investment During 2012

China Emerges As The Leader In Clean Energy Investment During 2012

Pew Charitable Trusts has released a new report which details the progress made on the clean energy front during 2012. According to this report, China was the global leader in clean energy investments last year, attracting investments to the tune of $65.1 billion.

By On April 24, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft Offers $400 Gift Card For Going Green

Microsoft Offers $400 Gift Card For Going Green

Its true as the title says. Microsoft offering Gift card for going green. Bring in your Tablet,PC, Mobile or even game software for free recycling, if it has value Microsoft will pay upto $400 worth Gift card. Details inside.

By On March 23, 2013 Respond
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Walgreens Plans To Build World’s First Super-Green, Self-Powered Retail Store

Walgreens Plans To Build World’s First Super-Green, Self-Powered Retail Store

We hear about green energy solutions in the tech industry quite often. Many companies are trying to move to more environment-friendly power sources while others are trying to trim down their energy consumption. Walgreens, aretail giant, has now revealed plans of building the world’s first ever super-green, self-powered, net zero energy retail store.

By On March 18, 2013 Respond
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LED Art Project Will Light Up San Francisco’s Bay Bridge For $30.14 Per Night

LED Art Project Will Light Up San Francisco’s Bay Bridge For $30.14 Per Night

LEDs are known for being excellent power-savers and are often used for different lightning purposes. ‘Bay Lights’ is an intriguing project which involves the use of some 25,000 LED lights on the Bay Bridge in San Francisco. Quite amazingly, the total bill for lighting up these LEDs would be a mere $30.14 per night.

By On March 5, 2013 Respond
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Wysips Achieves 90% Transparency On Its Solar-Cell Display

Wysips Achieves 90% Transparency On Its Solar-Cell Display

Wysips has long been working on a solar-cell display overlay that could contribute a part of the total power required by a smartphone. The company has now unveiled such a display which is 90% transparent and is able to generate 3 mWc per cm².

By On January 13, 2013 Respond
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Portable Power Generator “The Solar Stash” Can Power Any Mobile Devices Through USB

Portable Power Generator “The Solar Stash” Can Power Any Mobile Devices Through USB

Remember, the waterproof and fire resistant portable generator The Power Pot that can charge any USB devices? It was Power Practical’s first crowdfunding and highly praised by all. Now, Power Practical™ is back with a new (it is the second project) power generator—The Solar Stash™. The Solar Stash™ can pack a pocket full of sunshine. Know more from inside.

By On January 5, 2013 Respond
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Stanford University Creates World’s First Peel And Stick Solar Cells

Stanford University Creates World’s First Peel And Stick Solar Cells

Usually solar cells are very thin and are found on houses and buildings. These thin-film solar cells are made with rigid glass substrates and hence can be stick on some certain surfaces. But recently engineers at Stanford University have created world’s first peel-and-stick thin solar cells that can be stuck on nearly any surface like decals. The new peel and stick solar panels actually work more like temporary tattoos.

By On December 23, 2012 Respond
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In-Tenta Envisions Environment-Friendly And Portable ‘Drop Eco-Hotel’

In-Tenta Envisions Environment-Friendly And Portable ‘Drop Eco-Hotel’

Green tourism is a growing trend around the world. Tourists going to places want to leave a minimal footprint on the nature there. In view of these new needs, In-Tenta has come up with an excellent idea – that of an environment-friendly, portable apartment called ‘Drop Eco-Hotel.’

By On December 9, 2012 Respond
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