The Kite Wind Generator

It’s an expert estimation that the total energy stored in wind is 100 times higher than actually needed by humans on this earth. The catch is that we have to learn and devise ways to trap this wind ...

More EVs from Toyota, GM and Fisker

Automakers are intensifying the pace to roll out electrified vehicles, with General Motors Corporation (GM), Toyota, and Fisker Automotive announcing their production schedules at the Los Angeles Auto...

Wind Power for India!

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is planning to invest Rs 3.8 billion in the incentive program announced today. The government of India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy said today it i...

Mercedess F-Cell: Giving Up on Diesel

Mercedes is one of the world’s greatest authorities in car luxury, quality and price. Recently, Thomas Weber, Head of R&D at Mercedes, said that the upcoming Euro 6 is expected to skyrocket the ...

New Solar Power Technologies by Gossamer

Gossamer Space Frames has introduced two new concentrated solar power technologies that marry low tech components and off-the-shelf elements with high tech thin film solar panels to yield a system tha...

Electric Vibrations

Remember the story about Bristol University researchers and their idea of harvesting vibration energy? Well, this is the sequel! The old MEMS element only had a power output  of 60μW but the new dev...

Self-destruct to Produce Biofuel? Yes!

If you think that “Oyster” machine or kinetic energy-harvesting device is something out-of-the-box then read this and you’ll be surprised once again! Scientists from the Arizona Stat...

The “Oyster” goes live

Queen’s University Belfast has helped the global wave energy industry take a major stride forward with the launch of the world’s largest working hydro-electric wave energy device by Aquama...

Amyris to Convert Ethanol-to-Biofuel in Brazil

Emeryville, Calif.-based biofuel company Amyris Biotechnologies said today its Brazilian subsidiary Amyris Brasil signed letter of intent agreements with three sugar and ethanol producers in Brazil. T...

Field Trip for Mojave Desert Solar Energy

Desertec had just been a dream and a brilliant example of innovative thinking when the global climate change was about to struck the community. Then Spanish giant Abengoa Solar won the bid to build a ...

Property Values are NOT Harmed by Wind Turbines

A new comprehensive study — The Impact of Wind Power Projects on Residential Property Values in the United States: A Multi-Site Hedonic Analysis — conclusively shows that property values are not h...