The process of separating CO2 from its source is called capturing (CO2). The new method discovered by the scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory might replace all the existing Carbon Dioxide capturing devices and improve a lot their performance and stability.
As many producers announce their hybrid or electric cars, it’s a more obvious sign that the future is for electric cars.
There is a competition to be the first one to produce electric cars and have them on the road.
China is trying to get on the track for this and they will try to produce 500 000 electric cars in the next two years. It might not sound much, but compared to the 2100 produced last year, it’s a great evolution.
In the late 1980s, during the Montreal Protocol that set rules for the chlorofluorocarbon emissions, methyl bromide was about to become a target, to reduce it for saving the ozone layer. So, from a poplar compound used in agriculture, it became an “outlaw”.
Le Lievre, co-founder and former CEO of Ausra, now founder of Chromasun, is planning to launch a very efficient solar powered air conditioning system in the first quarter of 2010.
We all like our phone Li-Io batteries as we can charge them over and over again, with little performance loss in time. And the weight is also little. But it takes one hour or more for a phone, and when we use Lithium Ion in car batteries, it takes maybe 9 hours for a full charge.
Few people know about Magna. Magna is an Austrian car company that recently showed the MILA EV concept, an electric car. What is the connection with BMW?
Arizona is the testing ground for a new electric car charge network Nissan is going to develop.
The project is being created with ECOtality and Pima government association and is going to provide the electric support for the new electric cars Nissan will lauch in the US next year.
A few days ago, the Geneva Motor Show was the event where we could see the hybrid that can travel 187 mph (almost 301 km/hour), or 2,000 km without recharging or refilling.
Until now many of us know about Samsung’s environment friendly phone, Blue Earth. It is made of recycled plastic, and the difference between it and other devices is that it can recharge itself, as it is equipped with solar panels.
Saturn Aura is going to be the first hybrid GM is launching on the US market, as a direct competitor for Toyota Prius. Only in 2006, Toyota sold 107,000 Prius units, creating a big popularity of the hybrid.