September 2012

Lufthansa Enters Algae Biofuel Production Deal

September 28, 2012

Following up on the last blog post about AirBus’s vision of a sustainable future for aviation, we hear that German airline Lufthansa has entered a partnership with Algae.Tec to build a large-scale algae-based jet fuel production facility in Europe. Related Posts:Lufthansa: Biofuels Could Be Aviation’s Standard in Five YearsAirBus Reveals Its Vision for Sustainable Air […]

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AirBus Reveals Its Vision for Sustainable Air Travel

September 26, 2012

Aircraft manufacturer AirBus earlier this month revealed Smarter Skies, a kind of manifesto for cleaner, more sustainable air travel. The program is part of The Future series and serves up sustainable solutions and ideas for the expected increase in air travel by 2050 and the environmental challenges that lay ahead. Related Posts:Lufthansa Enters Algae Biofuel […]

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Alternative Energy in the UK’s Southwest: Infograph

September 24, 2012

The Infograph below shows how the southwest region in the UK is working to embrace sustainability through alternative energy. In typical English style, some of the energy generation figures are given in cup-of-tea equivalents, surely the easiest way to make an English create a analogy with the real world. Follow @energyrefuge Related Posts:Alternative Energy Is […]

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UK Waste Treatment Plant Now Powered With Solar Energy

September 21, 2012

A waste treatment plant in Waterbeach, UK, is now being powered mostly with solar energy. Lightsource Renewable Energy Limited and Solarcentury have jointly developed the photovoltaic (PV) 5MW project that will provide 70 percent of AmeyCespa’s Mechanical Biological Treatment plant in the small village in the region of Cambridgeshire. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go […]

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Headache-Free Device Makes Fresh Water with Solar Power

September 18, 2012

An Italian designer has created an ingenious solution to the fresh water problem that many people in the developing world face. It’s called Eliodomestico, a ceramic solar still designed by Gabriele Diamanti as a way to produce fresh water with a product that could be made locally. For his ingenious, open-source design, Gabriele received a […]

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