July 2011

The Road To a Solar-Powered Future is Paved With Natural Gas

July 31, 2011

Natural gas has been getting a lot of bad press recently because of the fracking (‘hydraulic fracturing’) debacle. The problem is that this method of gas drilling is riddled with controversy and real environmental risks. Gasland, an Oscar-nominated documentary about fracking, brought to the world’s attention how people living near fracking sites had their water […]

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MIT Researchers Create Better Lithium Batteries

July 29, 2011

Lithium-ion batteries are everywhere these days. From cellphones to electric cars, they dominate the market for rechargeable devices. One of the main challenges faced by the eletric vehicle industry is related to the energy density of electric car batteries. Related Posts:GM Hails More Powerful Electric Car BatteryDanish Company ECOmove To Launch QBEAK Electric CarHybrid And […]

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The Benefits of Renewable Energy

July 28, 2011

Germany has been a leading light in sustainability for many years. More recently, the country once again showed its leadership in the sector by ditching nuclear power and veering towards alternative energy, unmistakably and inexorably. Related Posts:Alliance Launches 100% Renewable Energy GoalDenmark Wants to Become Alternative Energy PowerhouseGerman Village Embraces Alternative Energy and Becomes Global […]

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Alternative Energy For Electric Vehicles

July 27, 2011

Charging an electric vehicle with solar or wind power is a renewable energy dream come true. And this is the promise that comes attached with the Sanya Skympump. Related Posts:GE Tests High-Efficiency Wind Turbine in the NetherlandsEV Charging Station Powered by the WindMitsubishi Debuts Solar Powered Charging Station For Electric CarNew iPhone App for EV […]

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New Label Identifies Most Energy-Efficient Appliances

July 26, 2011

A new pilot initiative by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will help consumers identify the most energy-efficient devices. The project is called Most Efficient and is part of the Energy Star initiative whose objective is to encourage the public to save energy through efficiency. Related Posts:Let’s Talk About […]

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