July 2011

The Big Apple’s Solar Power Potential

July 25, 2011

Solar power is not the first energy type that leaps to mind when we think of New York City. But the Big Apple is starting to assess more seriously the potential of solar power to transform the world’s capital into a solar-powered metropolis. Related Posts:New York’s Solar Power Map

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Mitsubishi Debuts Solar Powered Charging Station For Electric Car

July 24, 2011

Some people say electric cars are as green as the energy that powers them. In order to boost its green car credentials, Mitsubishi Motors North America has launches a solar powered charging station at headquarters in Cypress, California. Related Posts:Dallas Gets Electric Vehicle Charging StationsEV Charging Station Powered by the WindIBM Wants to Extend Electric […]

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The Fracking Debate Continues

July 23, 2011

And it’s not likely to go away any time soon as the U.S. looks to natural gas as one of the replacements for fossil fuel, alongside other alternative energy options. Related Posts:Yoko Ono Joins Anti-Fracking CampaignThe Road To a Solar-Powered Future is Paved With Natural Gas

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iPhone App Simulates Electric Car Experience

July 22, 2011

A new iPhone application offers a ‘try before you buy’ simulation experience to those interested in electric vehicles. The iEV application promises to show whether an electric car is able to fulfil the prospective driver’s mobility needs and the best type of vehicle to meet his or her specific driving needs. Related Posts:EV Charging Station […]

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American Wind Energy Association Refutes Anti-Wind Claims

July 21, 2011

The American Wind Energy Association issued a press statement earlier this week to refute claims by Robert Bryce, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, which AWEA says is funded by Exxon-Mobil (a quick look at their website reveals it is pro-fracking). Related Posts:WindMade Launches #ShowYouCare CampaignReport Highlights Economic Benefits of Wind Power in the […]

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