Volvo’s XC40 Recharge Is The Company’s First Full-Electric Vehicle

Electric vehicles are expected to be the way of the future as the world tries to cut down on its carbon emissions and turn to sustainable forms of energy. We’ve seen companies such as Tesla fully commit to the creation of electric cars, and it looks like Volvo has tossed their hat into the ring with their first full-electric vehicle, the XC40 Recharge.


Tesla’s Latest Acquisition Hints At Plans To Make Their Own Batteries

Companies like Apple tend to be pretty self-sufficient where they try to make everything themselves. This makes a lot of sense because it means that they won’t have to rely on others, in the event that there is a dispute, and that they can also better control the quality of their components and also get it to do what they want it to do.


Bosch Wants To Use Tiny Explosions To Make Electric Cars Safer

Sometimes cars can explode and catch on fire upon an impact following an accident. While some might assume that electric cars are safer due to the fact that they don’t have a fuel tank, that’s not necessarily true because with the vehicles being outfitted with so many electrical components and the battery, fires and explosions are also a possibility.


Sony’s PS5, Microsoft’s Xbox Consoles Will Be More Environmentally Friendly

A lot of the things we use in our homes these days are powered by electricity, and when you add that all up, it basically means that a ton of energy gets used. Multiply that by the entire country and we’re looking at an insane amount of energy that is being used and demanded on a daily basis.


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Scientists Harness The Cold Of Outer Space And Turns It Into Renewable Energy

These days there is a greater emphasis than ever on looking for renewable sources of energy. This is because our natural resources are finite and eventually, we will run out of more traditional forms of energy. This is why many companies are turning to the use of solar, wind, and hydro forms of renewable energy.


Tesla’s Solar Panels Reportedly Caught On Fire In An Amazon Warehouse

Usually when we think of solar panels, we think of their positive uses and benefits on how they can potentially help save the environment by reducing our need for more traditional forms of energy. However, as with all electronics, they can sometimes fail, or in the case of Amazon, it appears that their use of Tesla’s solar panels at one of their warehouses has resulted in it catching on fire.


This Solar Powered Device Can Turn Salt Water Into Fresh Drinking Water

Despite the majority of the Earth’s surface being covered by water, it does not mean that all of it is drinkable. Sea water is actually a perfect example of how not all water can be drank, but with all that water out there, shouldn’t we try to take advantage of it as much as possible? That’s what the folks at GivePower are hoping to do with their solar-powered desalination plant.


EIB May Cut Funding For All Fossil Fuel Projects By Next Year

The European Investment Bank is planning to completely end its multibillion euro financing for fossil fuel projects by the end of next year. This will be done to align its financing strategy with climate targets that the EU as a whole is pursuing. Plans have been drafted by the EU’s lending arm which proposes cutting support for energy projects which rely on fossil fuels. It has a history of funding […]


These Are The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medals Made From Recycled Electronics

We use metals in a lot of things, such as the medals given out to athlete at sporting events. However, huge and major events like the Olympics also means that a lot of metal will be required to make the variety of medals handed out to the winners at the games, but as you might have heard, the 2020 games at Toyko, Japan will be making a change.


This Company Claims To Be Able To Create Food Out Of Thin Air

A lot of the production of our food involves the emission of CO2 gases and that in turn can create a problem for the long-term. This is why there are many who are advocating that we cut back on our consumption of meat, and that is also why companies such Impossible Foods are seeing a lot of interest, thanks to their “meat” that can replicate the look and taste of […]


Lotus’ Electric Hypercar Can Fully Charge Up In 9 Minutes

How long does it take for you to fully refuel a car? Probably a couple of minutes at most. However, the same cannot be said with electric cars where even with today’s charging technology, it will take considerably longer compared to refueling a car, but Lotus is hoping to change that.


Scotland’s Wind Turbines Have Generated Enough Energy To Power Homes Twice Over

The resources in our world are not infinite and as such, there will come a day when we run out of some of them, especially if we insist on using resources such as coal to power our power plants. This is why many are starting to look at more sustainable solutions, such as solar, hydro, or wind.


Apple Exploring The Idea Of Wirelessly Charging Electric Cars

At the moment, the way electric cars are charged is by plugging it into a charger, much like our phones, tablets, and so on. This isn’t really an issue, but the problem is that we imagine that over time as more electric cars populate the market, it means that these charging stations could get quite busy.


Harley-Davidson Offer Free Charging For Its Electric Motorcycle

As some of you know, Harley-Davidson has created its own electric motorcycle in the form of the LiveWire. As with electric vehicles, the LiveWire will require charging to keep it juiced up, but the good news is that if you’re the owner of a LiveWire or plan on buying one, you’ll be pleased to learn that Harley-Davidson has announced that these bikes will be eligible for free charging.