Production of biogas is a clean as well as low carbon technology project. It has the potential for leveraging sustainable livelihood development while tackling local and global land, air and water pollution. It is a versatile fuel as it can be used for thermal applications, power generation and as an automobile fuel.Read More »
Google X: Balloon Powered Internet For All
Google X has been taking some serious strides in the field of renewable energy in the last couple of weeks. It bought Makani Power, the guys behind harnessing wind energy by flying kites, and now they are utilizing high-altitude, SOLAR powered, balloons that can transmit signals across hundreds of square kilometres to provide net access.Read More »
Makani Power: Harnessing the power of the wind by flying a kite
A kite that led to the discovery of electricity in 1752 by Benjamin Franklin, is now proving that it can harness the power in the wind to generate electricity!Read More »
Infographic: Five Weird Energy Sources
If I were to ask you, what are the various sources of energy, you'd list them in a jiffy. What if I asked you the various sources of renewable energy? You'd still be quick but not as quick as your answers for the former question. Was that simple? How about, name a few rather absurd sources of energy?Read More »
Awestruck invention: Bladeless Wind Turbine
A Dutch architecture firm and a university have invented a wind turbine, that needs no blades or a turbine, yet generates electricity!Read More »
India’s answer to Power Cuts, The Indian Highway!
With only 1.2 GW of Solar power added until March 2013 in the last 2 years, 20 GW by 2022 is a far cry. A few scientists believe they have found an answer.Read More »
Is Toyota re-inventing the motorbike?
What happens when a motorcycle and an EV are crossed together? And what if Toyota plays catalyst? Toyota's i-ROAD is a fully-enclosed, two-seater, three-wheeled, fully-electric, Personal Mobility Vehicle (PMV) that is hoping to transform how city bikers travel.Read More »
A two seater, powered by Wind energy has already set 3 world records!
The Wind Explorer EV, a two seater powered by Wind & Electric energy & a kite set three world records during their coast-to-coast trip across Australia.Read More »
London’s Olympic Park could soon play host to an all-electric motor racing championship
The huge Olympic park, developed during London’s 2012 Olympic Games could soon play host to an all-electric motor racing championship based on Formula One.Read More »
Four teenage girls from Africa have created a urine powered generator
As a 14 year old, when we got down to doing some experiments or making something, the things that we could come up with was probably use the electric motor of our broken remote-control car in a motor boat that will sink within fifteen minutes of being in water (it was not adequately water proofed!) or make a steam boat from one of those many science experiments. Did you ever think of making a wind mill or a solar powered car or generate electricity from your pee!Read More »