New off shore wind technology can provide baseload electricity: Imagine a future where renewable energy comes from winds so strong and so constant, that it can replace what’s known as base-load power. Ensuring the availability of base-load (always available) power to customers is critical to the historically
An Unmanned Electric Cargo Ship: Taking current technology to the extreme, DNV GL has developed a revolutionary concept for an unmanned, zero-emission, short sea vessel. ReVolt Autonomous Emissions Free Ship The ship is named the ReVolt, this vessel is 60 metres long and is fully battery
Frog Design’s Modular, LEED certified school: Frog is a company headquartered in San Francisco doing innovative things with modular construction. No, scratch that. Project Frog is reinventing school construction. The firm is changing the nature of what we build, and how we build. Most of the
Prieto’s No Liquid Electrolyte Battery: Advances in battery energy and safety are critical, as lower priced energy storage is going to be an increasingly significant part of our energy delivery systems. Already, the price for a kilowatt hour of electric cars has been reduced significantly
Payback/ROI on Algal Biofuel Production: The Algae industry is full of promise- Algae grows in any sort of water- potable or waste sources – either is fine with Algae. And those little critters can be coaxed to excrete the fuel oil components in a most prodigious manner-
Package Delivery adds electric vehicles: The CEO of FedEx, Fred Smith, spoke to NPR about the roller coaster price of gasoline and its unpredictable effect on his firm’s bottom line. Given that Federal Express was founded just before the 1973 Arab Oil embargo, Mr.