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Toyota: Greening Technology Exhibit

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

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Toyota: Greening Technology Exhibit

Toyota Biotechnology and Afforestation Laboratory hosted, last week, in Aichi Prefecture, the Toyota Motor Corp’s exhibition to show the latest developed technologies in their biotechnology and afforestation research departments. The event showcased three main research directions: Yeasts as bio-fuels. The Japanese company has developed a new yeast designed to increase ethanol bio fuel yield from [...]

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Plug-in electric hybrid Cars – Cost Efficient and Environmentally Friendly

Sunday, February 6, 2011

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Plug-in electric hybrid Cars – Cost Efficient and Environmentally Friendly

New modern plug-in electric hybrid vehicles are similar to conventional cars such as Toyota Prius and Lexus. The only difference is the size of the batteries used in these modern cars. In addition, these batteries are more expensive. They have an advanced system which even allows re-charging to be done at a parking. This would [...]

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Electric Vehicles – Some Formulas For Charging Batteries

Thursday, February 3, 2011

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Electric Vehicles – Some Formulas For Charging Batteries

There is really progress going on in the field of electric engines. Electric engines are already four times better than internal combustion engines. The technology to bring pure plug-in electric vehicles to the road does already exist. The only restrain is the presence of efficient battery solutions; batteries allowing recharging to be done at an [...]

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The dream to go Green: Aran Islanders try out Electric Cars

Thursday, January 20, 2011

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The dream to go Green: Aran Islanders try out Electric Cars

The Aran Islands have been selected for trying out the electric car. It is located off the west coast of Ireland and is thought to be ideal for such tests. Aran Islands were thought to be the perfect site for such testing as there is much wind. Also the relentless waves drum up the energy. [...]

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Renewable Energy is Growing As India Is Pursuing its Mission

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

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Renewable Energy is Growing As India Is Pursuing its Mission

There is a group of companies, Reliance Powers, which the Indian government has chosen to construct 470MW of solar power within the country. Reliance Power together with Lanco Infratech are amidst the companies that have been awarded a lease to expand the use of clean energy. The renewable industry is growing in India. According to [...]

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IPT – The World’s very First Wireless Electronic Car Charger Has Been Launched in UK

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

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IPT – The World’s very First Wireless Electronic Car Charger Has Been Launched in UK

IPT (Induction Power Transfer), the world’s very first wireless electric car charging system has been recently launched in London. The IPT is commercially available. The brainchild of London start-up HaloIPT wants to electrify the England’s M25 motorway by making use of magnetic induction. Magnetic induction is a principle that has been discovered in the year [...]

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Japan is Going for a Remote Network which Makes use of Electricity Generated from Renewable Energy Sources

Monday, October 4, 2010

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Japan is Going for a Remote Network which Makes use of Electricity Generated from Renewable Energy Sources

Hitachi, Toyota, Japan Wind Development and Panasonic Electric Works recently started the Demonstration Project Intelligent Supply Network in Rokkasho (Japan). In accordance to the promoters, the power grid, which is remote, makes use of only renewable energy sources, will validate the feasibility of the technologies that assist in making more effective use of energy. The [...]

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An Environmental-Friendly Way to Charge Electric Car Batteries

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

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An Environmental-Friendly Way to Charge Electric Car Batteries

In accordance to the April 2010 issue of ScienceDaily electromobility only makes sense if the car batteries are charged by making use of electricity that has been produced from renewable sources. However the supply of green electricity is not sufficient all the time. What can help in such situation is an intelligent charging station that [...]

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Time To Tax Electric Cars in Britain

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

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Time To Tax Electric Cars in Britain

It might be necessary to tax electric cars to provide sufficient funds to expand the national grid and establish power stations. Energy firms are warning that electric cars could be a source for power cuts. According to a recent calculation from an analyst at Saturn Energy a tax of 10 pence per mile would be [...]

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