French construction company Colas has developed a solar panel that can be glued to highways to make electricity. France will begin installing them this spring.
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In an effort to impress consumers and help dealers rein in energy costs, Honda has released its “Green Dealer” Guide to the public.
More and more people are combining solar power and plug-in cars, and they’re seeing big savings and shorter payback times for their solar systems.
Studies have shown that electric cars are only as green as the power source. If your home is powered by coal, then so is your electric car. The best way to truly go green is to buy a solar panel system and recharge your EV using that. To promote their solar systems, SunPower has launched […]
Bill Southworth wanted to travel with his dog- in style! He built his own high-end, DIY RV travel trailer and is now perfectly at home, anywhere he goes!
A breakthrough new solar panel being developed at Oxford uses perovskite to increase output and efficiency – will it be the final nail in diesel’s coffin?
The Yorkshire Ambulance Service in England was granted about $260,000 to equip 175 of its ambulances with rooftop solar panels to reduce engine idling.
Conversations about renewable energy and IndyCar tend to focus on the series’ use and endorsement, but Pocono’s masive solar farm is the real headliner!
According to the UN, more and more of the Earth is turning into desert, bringing famine and dislocation to millions. Architect Stephane Malka thinks he has a solution. Looking like something out of Star Wars, Malke’s creation is a nomadic, self-sustaining city machine dubbed The Green Machine that doubles as agriculture infrastructure, The gigantic tracked vehicle […]
You have to admire a man who wants to spend quality time with his kids. Even if that bonding experience results in an 8,000 lb pyramid-shaped electric car.
Next up for Aston Martin is installing solar panels onto its Vantage GT race cars to power…the air conditioning?
Car companies are integrating their products deeper into our lives, and the Honda Smart Home is built with future electric vehicles in mind.
In a few short months, flat-packed solar panels will be sold at all 17 IKEA stores in the United Kingdom, and if the panels prove to be a hot seller, they could even find their way into American stores soon.
Solar cars are what they are – very, very cool but not entirely practical for everyday use. Honda hasn’t let that stop them from using all the solar power they can get their hands on, though; rather than build solar cars, they’re reducing their carbon footprint another way. Honda is planning to install solar panels […]
The low-emission design specialists at Sauter are at it again, having been hard at work designing this – a low-emission military catamaran they’ve pitched to the USCG E Class Sea Eagle, which Sauter calls “The Ultra Green Homeland Security vessel that’s tough on the bad guys, but kind to the Ecology.” We’ve covered Sauter’s designs […]
The SolarWorld GT, hailed as the world’s prettiest solar car, is making its way across America right now as part of its attempt to go farther than any solar-powered car has ever gone. The World’s Prettiest Solar Car Drives Through America (via Clean Technica)
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?
There is no better place to test alternative fuels and energy than at the race track. So imagine how happy I was to hear that Infineon Raceway has added 353 KW of solar panels, and an army of hungry sheep, to its green portfolio. The massive solar array was unveiled about a week ago, and […]
The fate of the automobile is uncertain, as increasing energy prices and concern about global warming put personal transportation in jeopardy. But what if cars cleaned up the air, rather than pollute it? That’s what the Chevy Era concept does. Of course, anybody can create a concept car with magical air-cleansing properties, and this concept […]
Back in 2009, Toyota retrofitted the 6,200 car carrier ship Auriga Leader with large banks of solar cells in an effort to save fuel. It wasn’t exactly successful, but big new batteries may fix a lot of those old problems. The 328 solar cells on board the ship made just enough power for 1% of the electrical […]