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Friday, Sep 05, 2008
Compressed-Air Powered cars could take you over 800 miles on a single fill-up, at speeds of up to 96 mph. They should refuel in less than 3 minutes, and at speeds over 35 mph emit about half the CO2 of a Toyota Prius. Best part? You could see them in the US at the end of next year.
Tuesday, Jul 15, 2008
Blacklight Power claims it is about to bring cheap energy production from water to market.
Tuesday, Apr 01, 2008
PG&E to announce biggest solar-power deals in its history
Mojave desert, motorized mirrors, steam turbine.
Hydrogen highway stuck in slow lane
Despite governor's backing, program for fueling stations makes little progress
When there is a lot of hype and secrecy it seems like the announcements never pan out, but, supposedly, something revolutionary is going to be announced today. Here's hoping it's not another Segway.
Google Inc. is expanding into alternative energy in its most ambitious effort yet to ease the environmental strain caused by the company's voracious appetite for power to run its massive computing centres.
As part of a project announced Tuesday, the Internet search leader and its philanthropic arm will pour hundreds of millions of dollars into a quest to lower the cost of producing electricity from renewable energy sources such as wind and the sun.
If Google realizes its goal, the cost of solar power should fall by 25 to 50 per cent, co-founder Larry Page said in an interview.