SOccket – A Soccer Ball That Generates and Stores Renewable Energy

A group of students at the Harvard University have come up with an ingenious idea that could change the lives of African people. They have developed an energy harvesting soccer ball called sOccket that is able to produce electric energy when being kicked around.

Do Africans Plan to Produce Energy by Pulling a Roll After Them?

An african inventor, by his name Cedrick Ngalande, has invented a device called the Green Erg, that could harness the pulling force of a person or moving vehicle, and convert some of it into electricity. Though I don't see his invention any soon on any European or US market, it seems some say that it will have a great success in Africa, there where you have to make electricity out of anything.
Electric Vehicles "Not Worth Mentioning" in "International Auto Show?"

You Guys REALLY Don’t Like Selling Electric Vehicles, Do You?

With the introduction of the first commercially-successful electric vehicles, things have started to change in how vehicles are sold. Of course, we’re not talking about...

A Different Way of Having Turkey for Thanksgiving

So what’s Thanksgiving without the turkey?  I guess that vegans are missing out on the fun, or then again maybe not.  And we’re not...

The Fisker Automotive, Wanxiang, and VL Automotive Love Triangle Overseen by Bob Lutz

By now it's no longer old news when we talk about yet another electric vehicle company going down, such as A123 Systems, CODA Motors,...

Designers Create Illuminating Art Powered by Goebacter-Generated Electricity

You know a concept is brilliant when even artists want to use it in their special collections and shows. This year, a surprising number...
Do You Know What the Fish and Ducks are Doing in Your Potable Water Right Now?

Ridiculous – Guy Pees in Reservoir, Portland Drains 38 Million Gallons of Potable Water

Open-air reservoirs are slowly becoming a thing of the past, judging from what Portland did to its thirty-eight million gallon reservoir of potable water...

Painting A Green Future with Decorated Wind Turbines

Australian-based wind farm, Hepburn Wind, has a unique way of drumming up support for renewable energy.  Probably finding inspiration from the lyrics of Windmills...
Wood, the Stone Age Answer to Our 21st Century Carbon Dioxide Problem?

Can Coal-Burning Plants Burn Wood to Reduce CO2 Emissions?

Coal-burning adds to carbon dioxide emissions at an astonishing rate, releasing carbon dioxide that was sequestered millions of years ago. Coal-burning also releases a lot...
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive is For the Few

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive is another beast entirely and, for its price, assures an even smaller market share than the top-of-the-line Tesla Model S. Mention...