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Concept: El-Assist Charges EVs On The Move

10/18/2010, One of the issues surrounding electric vehicles (EVs) is that they may have issues traveling for long periods, due to the need to recharge often. Now an industrial designer has come up with a unique EV charging solution that can increase the range of...

Mitsubishi Motors To Test Electric Pickup And Delivery Vehicle

10/14/2010, Everybody is jumping on the green bandwagon nowadays and Mitsubishi Motors Corp and Yamato Transport Co Ltd will be starting a field test of an electric pickup and delivery vehicle prototyped by Mitsubishi Motors. The companies will be evaluating the...

Car Arc Solar Shelter Gathers Energy For Electric Vehicles

09/27/2010, Perhaps we’ll all have one of these in our garages a few years down the line. This concept Car Arc curved roof shelter sports solar film at the top that is capable of harvesting solar energy for electric vehicles (EVs). The Car Arc is made from...

US Marines Take Solar Technology Into The Field

09/24/2010, Solar technology seems to be making inroads into the military as an infantry battalion of the United States Marine Corps is planning to deploy to Afghanistan with a new collection of solar-powered equipment that will be able to reduce their fuel...

Concept: Greenerator Gathers Green Energy For Your Apartment

09/23/2010, If you’re living in an apartment like many folks in urban areas, chances are that you don’t really have the option (or real estate) to install a large solar panel to reduce your electricity bill. Now a concept solar panel and turbine has been...

Beach Ball Concept Solar Generator

09/21/2010, A concept beach ball solar energy generating system has surfaced, featuring photovoltaic panels contained within an inflatable clear latex material. When the beach ball is inflated, it will form a ball which is stabilized by the bottom cap and base...

Walmart Increases On-store Solar Panels

09/20/2010, Many companies out there are trying to go green, and Walmart is no exception. The retail giant has announced that it will be adding solar panels between 20 and 30 store locations in California and Arizona, building on the 31 stores in California and...

E-Rider Electric Mountain Bike

09/10/2010, German bike-maker Conway has unveiled its E-Rider, a stylish electric mountain bike that is powered by a 36-volt lithium-ion battery pack. The battery is capable of powering the bike for a range of up to 110 kilometers and features a brushless motor that...

Heat From Underground Subway Station To Power Homes In Paris

09/09/2010, If you often take the train at the underground subway station during rush hour, you’ll probably have noticed that it’s incredibly hot and stuffy. The builders of a new housing estate in Paris have come up with a rather innovative idea to...

Solar Sanctuary concept for public use

09/07/2010, British designer Alexander Williams decided to do his bit in greening the earth with the Solar Sanctuary concept – a sustainable installation that will see action in public spaces, delivering a universal communicative solution in the form of a...