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The Wind Energy Industry is Nothing New
Alternative Energy Technology, 8 hours ago
Wind Farms | Wind Power | Wind TurbinesThough our scientists may claim that they are inventing something new by using wind as a source of generating energy, the truth is that wind is being used for centuries for this purpose. An example of this is an article published in 1838, which clearly shows th...
Forecasting Wind Data with Cell Phone Towers
Alternative Energy Technology, 8 hours ago
Ethanol FuelWind data provider Onesemble has developed sensors which can keep note of wind date for around 95% of the wind farms existing in the Texas area. The help of cell phone towers is sought for this purpose. Onesemble Network Sensors collect accurate data by getting to know the wind speed at ...
Best Green Car of 2011: Chevrolet Volt
Alternative Energy Technology, 8 hours ago
Electric Cars | Energy Industry | TransportationThe 2011 Chevrolet Volt became the first electric car to be chosen as the Green Car of the Year 2011. Chevrolet Volt received this honor at the Los Angeles Auto Show, which is held every year by the Green Car Journal. The 2011 Chevrolet Volt electric c...
Solar Powered Wheelchair Sets World Records
Alternative Energy Technology, 8 hours ago
Solar Power | TransportationHaidar Taleb, a 47 year old man from UAE, displayed a rare combination of human spirit and willpower when he took up a 200-mile long journey on a wheel chair that he has built for himself which runs on solar power. Being a person with polio since the age of 4 has not stop...
Advantages of Renewable Energy at Macro and Micro Level
Alternative Energy Technology, 8 hours ago
Energy Economy | Energy Industry | Future TechnologyIt is now certain that the current energy systems and technological advancements available in the world are not sufficient to make the planet free from the carbon dioxide that is emitted from those resources. To solve this problem, there is a scope...
Ramanathan's Work on Solid-Oxide Fuel Cells
Alternative Energy Technology, 8 hours ago
Fuel Cells | Future Technology | Hydrogen FuelA team of researchers at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences that is headed by Sriram Ramanathan is working on developing fuel cells. If Ramanathan is to be believed, the solid-oxide fuel cells the visionary and specialist in the field...
Making the Best Use of Polymer Solar Cells
Alternative Energy Technology, 8 hours ago
Future Technology | Photovoltaic Cells | Solar PowerA report recently published in an online journal called Advanced Materials points out that a process has been developed by the researchers at the Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory that can produce thin and constant light absorbing layer...
Increasing the Efficiency of Wind Turbine Blades
Alternative Energy Technology, 8 hours ago
Future Technology | Wind Power | Wind TurbinesTo ensure wind turbines that are big in size work in a better manner, a new kind of air-flow technology may soon be introduced. Apart from other aspects, it will focus on efficiency of blades used in the wind turbines. The technology will help in increas...
Generating Electricity from Wing Waves
Alternative Energy Technology, 8 hours ago
Energy Inventions | Hydro Power | Wave PowerJust like wind mills and wind turbines that generate power and electricity from the wind, scientists are now working to generate power from the sea. Stephen Wood, an assistant professor of marine and environmental systems at Florida Institute of Technology...
Power from Two Energy Sources?
Alternative Energy Technology, 8 hours ago
Energy Inventions | Future TechnologyAlternative sources of energy are clean and green but the catch is they generate less energy compared to fossil fuels. So now the scientists are trying to use different sources of alternative energy at the same place and same time to generate power. Attempts are ...
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