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reviewed Volvo V60 Diesel Plug-In Hybrid Car. June 22, 2011
Volvo V60 Diesel Plug-In Hybrid Car
This may not sound like a big deal at first. What, another hybrid? But, this is much bigger than that. The Volvo V60 PHEV is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle that runs not only on battery power but on …
reviewed Earth Day BP Oil Spill Anniversary an.... April 22, 2011
posted in Sustainablog
Earth Day BP Oil Spill Anniversary and Kevin Costner
   Well, this happens to be a trifecta of days. This is Earth Day, Good Friday and the anniversary of the worse ecological disaster in U. S. history, the BP oil spill. Now Earth Day is a day …
One Mans Trash – a Testament to Recycling
   Even though this website is about green technology as in high tech, I also enjoy reading other blogs that feature low tech solutions to environmental problems. I happened to stumble upon …
reviewed Steam Car to Smoke Competition. March 02, 2011
Steam Car to Smoke Competition
You may have used steam to open up your pores, prepare instant coffee or tea or even clean your carpeting. But, have you ever used steam to propel yourself 148 mph?       This …
reviewed AeroVironment Smart Charging Dock for.... February 16, 2011
AeroVironment Smart Charging Dock for EV and PHEV Owners
AeroVironment is used to building alternative energy devices and even vehicles. In January 2011, AeroVironment unleashed its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) called the Global Observer which was powered …
reviewed PowerTrekk Fuel Cell Backup Power for.... February 12, 2011
PowerTrekk Fuel Cell Backup Power for Small Electronics
Whether you are camping, vacationing on some tropical island, holed up on the back 40’s cabin or stuck in a snow bank and need emergency help there are many reasons to have backup power that don’t …
reviewed VW XL1 Diesel PHEV Attains Amazing 31.... February 01, 2011
VW XL1 Diesel PHEV Attains Amazing 313 mpg
With Egypt in crisis, Yemen, Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan still Middle East hotspots, this has not deterred Volkswagen from rolling out what could be a game-changing vehicle in the tiny country of Qatar. …
reviewed LED Light Bulbs/Lamps. January 17, 2011
LED Light Bulbs/Lamps
So, which makes more sense, using compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) or light emitting diode (LED) bulbs? The short answer is both. CFLs are a good short-term solution for replacing incandescent light …
reviewed Turanor PlanetSolar. January 17, 2011
Turanor PlanetSolar
The Turanor PlanetSolar is the largest boat powered by solar panels cruising the high seas today. This future boat that was built in just 14 months in Germany has 537 square meters of solar panels atop …
reviewed Propane Conversion Kits. January 17, 2011
Propane Conversion Kits
Propane conversion kits have gotten a lot of attention lately as gasoline prices still hover in the $4 per gallon range. With propane selling between $2 and $2.70 per gallon, depending upon the part …
reviewed iPhone. January 17, 2011
On Leap Year Day this year (February 29) I had talked about a new solar iPhone charger that was on the market from Freeloader. Now, Apple has taken a leap of its own by filing for a patent for a solar …
reviewed Tata Nano. January 17, 2011
The Tata Nano car has been unveiled in India and dubbed “The People’s Car” because the selling price is only $2,500. That’s right, not only is the selling price under $10,000 …
reviewed Photography. January 17, 2011
posted in Mongabay
Well, I don’t usually do this as the focus of this blog is green tech, but I’ve stumbled upon something cool that is definitely pro-environment but not necessarily high tech. Now, I’ve …
reviewed Ronn Motors. January 17, 2011
Ronn Motors
Ronn Motors of Austin, Texas yesterday unveiled their Scorpion exotic car, which can flat out run. Not only that, it exceeds current and future U. S. CAFÉ standard for automobile gas mileage. …
reviewed Water Power. January 17, 2011
Water Power
Man has been using a small percentage of the Earth’s water power for a number of years as many large hydroelectric dams have been constructed. But, this renewable energy resource is only a small …
reviewed Solar Energy USA. January 17, 2011
posted in Sustainablog
Solar Energy USA
This week a couple of important solar breakthroughs have surfaced in the news. Both IBM and Physicist Bram Hoex (and colleagues) have demonstrated two different solar breakthroughs worth noting. The …
reviewed Residential Wind Turbines. January 17, 2011
posted in Mongabay
Residential Wind Turbines
I’ve talked about a couple of residential wind turbines in the past such as the MagLev and the Helix. Both of these are fine units. But, now I’d like to talk about the Air-X …
reviewed Mobion Fuel Cell. January 12, 2011
The Mobion fuel cell developed by MTI Micro is a green solution to battery technology. In fact the Mobion Direct Methanol Fuel Cell (DMFC) technology is much greener than batteries that use lithium for …
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