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A Solar Cell That Can Produce Electricity At Night

A Solar Cell That Can Produce Electricity At Night

One of the major problems with solar panels is, they can’t produce electricity during the night. That means, a solar photovoltaic plant works only for 12 hours on average per day. Scientists have a solution now. Solar panels can now produce electricity, indirectly, at night, without sunlight. A new solar panel technology will produce hydrogen gas along with electricity during the day, that will power fuel cells at night. That means, smooth generation of electricity 24-hour a day.

By On September 3, 2012 1 Response
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Eliodomestico – A Solar Oven That Transforms Salty Water Into Drinkable Water

Eliodomestico – A Solar Oven That Transforms Salty Water Into Drinkable Water

Two of the largest problems in the world are food supply and fresh clean water. Three-forth of the world is filled with water. Most of these water are dirty, salty and therefore undrinkable. In fact, of all the water on earth, only very few percentage of water is available for us to use and drink. On the other hand, finding drinking water in this polluting world in a very easy way is a nightmare. But an Italian designer Gabriele Diamanti doesn’t believe that. He has made a solar oven called Eliodomestico that can transform salty water into drinkable water. 5 liters of salty water can be transformed into drinkable water daily.

By On August 29, 2012 3 Responses
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Bluetooth Bulb – The Ultimate Lighting Experience With Your Phone

Bluetooth Bulb – The Ultimate Lighting Experience With Your Phone

I am going to introduce new light bulb which should be called Bluetooth Bulb. It will surely simplify your life with its amazing technology integrating the bulb with your phone. You can control it through the app installed in your phone within its range. It is the ultimate lighting experience at home.

By On August 21, 2012 2 Responses
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US CO2 Emissions Lowest In Last 20 Years

US CO2 Emissions Lowest In Last 20 Years

According to a report from the U.S. Energy Information Agency, the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the U.S. has dropped to a 20-year low. The drop comes as surprise to officials and scientists practicing related trade. The main reason behind the surprising drop in carbon dioxide emissions is said to the result of recent shift to natural gas by some power plant operators from coal.

By On August 19, 2012 1 Response
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Fujitsu Recycling Wasted CDs And DVDs To Build Shiny New Notebooks

Fujitsu Recycling Wasted CDs And DVDs To Build Shiny New Notebooks

What do you do with CDs and DVDs? Listen music, write Data, watch movies & lots of entertaining attributes to enjoy. Have you ever thought of any other alternative idea? Japanese electronics giant Fujitsu came up with an idea of recycling the CDs & DVDs into laptops. Aren’t you surprised!!! Well it’s not necessarily to be the disks that you needed. You might have old/damaged disks in your home which you are not using since long. Those wasted & unused CDs will be used in the recycling process for the generation of the bodies of the new Fujitsu notebooks.

By On August 19, 2012 1 Response
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Silent Falcon: Solar-Powered UAV That Can Fly For 14 Hours On Battery

Silent Falcon: Solar-Powered UAV That Can Fly For 14 Hours On Battery

Last Monday, Silent Falcon UAS Technologies officially announced the Silent Falcon solar electric Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) conference in Las Vegas. This solar-powered unmanned vehicle can fly up to 14 hours in the sky.

By On August 13, 2012 1 Response
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GE, Ford, And The University Of Michigan Team Up To Extend EV Battery Life

GE, Ford, And The University Of Michigan Team Up To Extend EV Battery Life

Researchers all around the world are teaming up with automotive manufacturers and battery manufacturers in order to design “improvements in battery packs” that will help Electric Vehicles (EVs) drive faster. For EVs, longer battery life equates to a longer driving distance. So, General Electric (GE), Ford, and the University of Michigan are working together on a new project with the goal of extending battery life for EVs.

By On August 8, 2012 1 Response
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Zero-Blade Turbine Could Revolutionize Wind Power Industry

Zero-Blade Turbine Could Revolutionize Wind Power Industry

We have seen many high-tech wind turbines earlier that are considered as one of the main sources of sustainable energy. It’s sad but true that, the rotation of the blades of wind turbines often kill birds. Added to that, the noise and vibration of the wind turbines cause headaches, nausea and insomnia among people living nearby; even scramble radio and TV signals. But, this things may end with a revolutionary design from a Tunisian company, Saphon Energy. Saphon has come up with a non-rotational blade free wind power generation system, called The Saphonian.

By On August 7, 2012 4 Responses
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Artificial Photosynthesis System Developed By Panasonic

Artificial Photosynthesis System Developed By Panasonic

Carbon emissions are an increasingly greater problem for mankind. According to multiple reports, they are adversely affecting the environment. One of the most efficient processes in nature to tackle carbon emissions in the air is photosynthesis in plants. Now, Panasonic has tried to imitate this process to reduce carbon emissions.

By On August 3, 2012 1 Response
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Report Says, Existing Solar Technologies Can Power The Entire US

Report Says, Existing Solar Technologies Can Power The Entire US

To keep the pressure off traditional electricity sources, USA is increasingly gravitating toward solar energy. Alliance for Sustainable Energy operated National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) conducted a study on the potential of existing solar technologies in US, recently. The report found, solar technologies held more potential than any other clean energy sources.

By On August 2, 2012 1 Response
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Purify Water Through Solar Bag While You Walk

Purify Water Through Solar Bag While You Walk

In many parts of the world, access to safe drinking water is a major concern. People often have to walk many miles per day to get water. The problem is, even that water is not always purified before drinking, which often leads to death from water-borne diseases. According to reports, water-borne diseases kill more people in Africa, than war and violence. But, that may be curbed with Solar Bag – an innovative solar water purifier.

By On August 2, 2012 1 Response
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Going Green Got Easier With UCLA’s New Flexible Transparent Solar Cells

Going Green Got Easier With UCLA’s New Flexible Transparent Solar Cells

A team of researchers at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has developed a new transparent solar cell that can generate electricity while allowing people to see through the cells. The cells can be used in windows to generate electricity without compromising the aesthetics. Using transparent solar cells in large buildings will definitely increase the deployment area and will thus increase generated power.

By On July 24, 2012 Respond
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Meet The World’s Fastest Electric Airplane

Meet The World’s Fastest Electric Airplane

Electric Airplanes are now engaged in making world records. Though it’s a very risky job but to the pilots of electric airplanes, it is both challenging and pleasuring. After the record scored by SkySpark, electric vehicle pioneer and green technology innovator Chip Yates has made a new world record of flying at 202.6 mph in an electric plane Long-EZ.

By On July 21, 2012 Respond
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Aegis Parka – A Pollution Resistant Jacket For You

Aegis Parka – A Pollution Resistant Jacket For You

Nieuwe Heren, by Erik De Nijs and Tim Smit, has designed an innovative men’s jacket that can detect and wear off pollution. The pollution detecting jacket, branded as Aegis Parka, detects common air pollutants including CO2 and warns the jacket wearer about the pollution level. The jacket can also improve air quality around the wearer and supply clean air with a built-in-respirator.

By On July 19, 2012 Respond
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Greenpeace Sceptic About Apple’s Promise Of Going Green Soon

Greenpeace Sceptic About Apple’s Promise Of Going Green Soon

So, how green is Apple? Yes, you guessed it right, we’re not talking about the fruit, it’s about the phenomenal Apple Inc. Back in April, the renowned environmental activist group Greenpeace ranked Apple to be a ‘not very environment friendly tech company’. The technology giant received three Ds and an F in the report card issued by Greenpeace. Last week, the report was revised again on the news of Apple’s plan of using 100% renewable power in it’s new iCloud data center. But, is Greenpeace convinced yet?

By On July 16, 2012 Respond
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