Talk About Showing Off – Students Display Successful Solar Car

One of the fun things at Tokyo’s annual Eco Products exhibition this weekend is a solar car – but not

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World's Oldest Electric Car Gets Rebuilt, Driven (video)

Looking like the steampunk love-child of a Segway and an old English penny-farthing bicycle, Ayrton and Perry’s electric car offered

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FPL Helps Turn Florida's Sunshine into Clean Green Power

Solar energy has been in the news quite a bit these days with its ubiquity, advances in infrastructure, and expansion

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Ooh, Lo-la! Student-modded IndyCar Chassis a Road-ready EV.

MINDDRIVE, a non-profit after school program for at-risk Kansas City high school kids, has produced quite the educational feat through its Automotive Design Studio. Seven participating teenagers (and their 11 expert engineer/machinist/journo mentors from the auto industry) have put theory into practice, modding a Lola IndyCar chassis into a light-weight, electric-powered vehicle that is scheduled to embark on a coast to coast road trip early next year.

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Recycled Hawtness: Sungevity Turns Summer Sun into Ice-cold Fun

The future belongs to solar power, and Jason Anello – from solar power company Sungevity – is a big part

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Eco Knievel: A Macho Force For Good | Maker Faire 2011

Although the original faire in San Mateo is getting too crowded for my tastes, it remains an excellent place to instill children with a passion for creation. It’s teeming with wonderful examples of how science and math can be fun and wild. Despite feeling quite jaded elsewhere, there’s one thing that never fails to fill me with wonder and delight. And that’s a Tesla coil. Even better TWO Tesla coils! But even better than that, they’re alighting on a Faraday cage filled with children! Oh, and just when you thought it couldn’t possibly be any better….

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