Sailing Barge To Ship Farm Goods From Vermont To NYC

Commercial shipping remains heavily reliant on river traffic and powerful barges to move goods, but are sailing barges still a viable means of transportation? The Vermont Sail Freight Project aims to prove the viability of this powerless, carbon-neutral shipping method that will move farmers market goods from Vermont to New York City.

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Charged 2012 | Ray Lane On the Future of the EV Industry

The closing keynote at the Silicon Valley EV Symposium was Ray Lane, managing partner at VC Firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, and Fisker board member. Ray began with his involvement with the Electrification Coalition and discussed everything from the state of clean tech investing to politics to how much he loves his Fisker.

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New LNG Viking Cruise Ship Cuts Emissions

The commercial shipping has taken a lot of criticism in recent years over its massive output of harmful carbon emissions.

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Nissan Builds Solar-Diesel Ship to Transport Eco-Cars

Nissan keeps making noise about leading the charge toward zero emissions, or at least as little carbon dioxide output as

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NOAA: Ship Emissions Reduced by Up To 90% Using Cleaner Fuel

In today’s “duh” study, we have a report from NOAA that says that huge container ships can reduce emissions of certain particulates, like sulfur dioxide, by as much as 90% by using cleaner types of fuel. But are the economics there?

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Solar Panel Sails to Propel Future Freighters?

When it comes to emissions and pollution, a lot of focus is on cars. However, shipping is a huge contributor to global emissions output, and some innovative solutions have surfaced as a means for cleaning up. Eco Marine Power is developing a solar panel that doubles as a ship sail. Two birds, one stone?

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