Researchers Think They Can Turn Seawater Into Hydrogen Fuel

When it comes to sustainable sources of energy, hydropower is one of the ways that harnesses nature to help generate clean and sustainable sources of energy. We have also seen how some scientists in the past have explored the idea of using seawater to generate hydroelectricity.


Tesla Model Y Crossover Officially Announced

Tesla has been dabbling in quite a few different car models, but in case the Model 3 sedan wasn’t really your style, then you might be pleased to learn that Tesla has since taken the wraps off its latest car model: the Model Y. The Model Y is a crossover car and the company has been steadily teasing its unveiling for the past few years.


Elon Musk Expects A Cheaper Tesla In The Next Few Years

While we’re sure that there are probably a few out there who would be more than happy to adopt an electric car, the costs of such vehicles tends to be on the pricier side. Tesla’s cars are a perfect example, although the company has been trying to find ways of reducing the price through more affordable models like the $35,000 Model 3.


Nissan Will Reuse EV Batteries To Power Camping Trailers

The problem with a lot of our modern technology is that they use materials that are rare or hard to dispose of. The irony is that some of these components are finding their way into products designed to promote greener living, such as electric cars. However, Nissan thinks that they might have the answer to that problem.


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IKEA’s Remote Controlled Boats Will Help Keep Rivers Clean

Ideally, we should all be doing our part to keep our earth clean by not disposing of trash in places they do not belong, like in the river. Unfortunately, the sad reality is that not everyone feels that way, which is why more often than not, we find trash floating about in rivers which is not only unsightly but bad for the fishes and other creatures living in it.


China To Launch A Solar Farm In Space By 2025

China has major space ambitions which have seen the country ramp up its space program in recent years. It has made it to the far side of the moon and laid claim to growing the first plants on the lunar surface, even though they didn’t last for very long. The country is now looking to put up a solar farm in space by 2025.


Genny Is A Device That Turns Air Into Water

Most of take our water for granted, where when we turn on the taps, clean and drinkable water (in some countries) is readily available without us having to give it too much thought. Unfortunately that is not the situation in many parts of the world where clean and drinkable water can be found, but a company by the name of Watergen is hoping to solve that.


Unilever, Pepsi, And Nestle Testing Reusable Packaging Delivery Service

Many of the products sold by companies such as Unilever, P&G, Nestle, and Pepsi come in single-use packaging. You take the product out of the package and then chuck it out when it no longer serves a purpose. The companies are now willing to do things differently as part of a test. They have teamed up with a service called Loop to deliver products in reusable packaging to customers.


Samsung To Replace Plastic Packaging With Sustainable Materials

A lot of companies are focusing on sustainability these days. For example Apple has been trying to make all of its operations as green as possible, whether it be how they power their offices, to the materials they use for their products, and also to the packaging that they use for their products, like the iPhone, iPad, MacBook, and so on.


Germany To Shut All Coal Power Plants In Favor Of Renewable Energy

Germany has made major strides in making renewable energy sources work for it, so much so that the country has decided to eventually shut down all 84 of its coal-fired power plants as it intends to primarily rely on renewable sources of energy. It’s pertinent to mention here that Germany has previously been one of the world’s biggest consumers of coal for power generation.


Ducati Confirms That Their Electric Bike Is Coming

While electric cars are starting to become more commonplace, the same can’t really be said for electric bikes. However there some bike makers such as Harley-Davidson who are trying their hand at making electric bikes, and now recently it looks like superbike maker Ducati has also confirmed that their electric bike is on its way.


Matrix’s Latest Smartwatch Will Run On Solar Power

One of the main reasons behind the resistance of adopting a smartwatch can probably be attributed to battery. After all a regular watch doesn’t require daily or weekly charging, plus there’s also no worries about your watch dying on you mid-day and leaving you with a gadget that can’t even tell the time.


Porsche & BMW Unveil EV Charger That Adds 100 KM In 3 Minutes

It used to be that one of the downsides to owning an electric car is that it requires the use of a special charger. This is versus regular cars that can be refueled at gas stations that can be found easily. Electric cars also used to take a long time to charge, which once again made it feel like a disadvantage compared to regular cars where refueling only takes minutes.


California Approves Building Code To Make Solar Panels Mandatory

It was only a matter of time before this happened and now it’s official. Most new homes in California will now be required to have solar panels on their rooftops. This is the first building code of its kind that was approved by the Building Standards Commission this week. There are some exceptions, though, but the code will apply to most new homes in the state.