Category Archives: Climate

Self Driving PRT Pod Heathrow Airport

PRT- Self Driving Travel Pods On Demand

Small Scale Rapid Transit: In a previous post,  we reviewed Light Rail and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) options.  In comparison to larger heavy rail systems, Light Rail and Bus Rapid lines each can be less capital intensive, more people friendly, and spur nearby development. The

Lighter Surface Colors- Cooler World

High Albedo reflects sunlight Albedo is simply the “whiteness” of a surface; its ability to reflect light energy. Surface  reflectivity is measured in values between Zero and One-  Zero indicates complete  black and one means totally white.  When evaluating a surface, assigning it a value

Hexicon Wind turbine power platforms in a wind farm

New wind farm designs can power the grid

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

Automated Pollution Free Electric Ship

Crew Free, Pollution Free Ship

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

Project Frog Efficient Modular School

Too cool for sustainable school

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

Preto batteries stores power in copper foam

Copper Foam Battery- Energy Sponge!

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

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