Thursday, April 4, 2013

Top Cleantech Stories Of The Day!

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world's #1 cleantech or clean energy website:


Excerpts:

Detroit Electric Sports Car Unveiled — SP:01

We reposted an article about Detroit Electric’s revival less than two weeks ago. At the time, there was no image beyond this one to give us a sneak peak of the car: But Detroit Electric hasn’t taken long to unveil one, or several. Here are a few (see a few more over on Gas2):   Here’s some text on the car from Gas2, as well: When Tesla Roadster production ceased, the world was suddenly left without a … Read More

Detroit Electric Sports Car Unveiled — SP:01 was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


Read on »

San Onofre: What Happened And What Must Not Happen Now

By Roy L Hales Printed with the permission of San Diego Loves Green Take a very close look at the diagram below. Notice the words "Tube Burst," "Tube Burst Criterion" and "Tube fails 95% Burst probability 1.35 year." These are calculations as to how long the tubes in unit #2, at San Onofre Nuclear facility would remain intact if the generator went online now. Generators are supposed to last 30 to 40 years, not 1.35 … Read More

San Onofre: What Happened And What Must Not Happen Now was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


Read on »

Salt-Based Solar Thermal Power Plant Takes Shape In Nevada

The notorious Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Plant near Tonopah, Nevada passed another milestone this month, as workers finished placing receiver panels on top of a 540-foot tower that forms the centerpiece of the facility. Crescent Dunes is based on molten salt thermal technology and we say notorious because when completed, Crescent Dunes will give the U.S. bragging rights to the largest renewable energy plant of its kind in the world. In certain quarters, however, the … Read More

Salt-Based Solar Thermal Power Plant Takes Shape In Nevada was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


Read on »

Mushrooms Could Be Key To Safe And Natural Carbon Sequestration

Mushrooms are one of the most powerful items in the Super Mario video game franchise, providing extra lives and making characters stronger. So wouldn't it be great if real-life mushrooms could help the fight against climate change? Fortunately, a new study suggests mushrooms might be a natural key to removing large amounts of carbon dioxide from the air and safely storing it in forests.

Mushrooms Could Be Key To Safe And Natural Carbon Sequestration was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


Read on »

25 Top Clean & Green Stories Not To Miss

Check out these top non-CleanTechnica stories from the past few days: Clean Power 125 MW Solar PV Project Planned For Arizona's Arlington Valley Equitable Solar China Drops Solar Cell Import Taxes, Sends “Positive Signal” To Europe SunPower Launches X-Series Family of Solar Panels with World-Record Efficiencies of 21.5 Percent Let’s Create A Clean Energy Future (Action Opportunity) Germany Quadruples Energy Surplus German Power Exports More Valuable Than Its Imports How Diverse Is Your State's Electricity Generation … Read More

25 Top Clean & Green Stories Not To Miss was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


Read on »

Natural Resources Committee Democrats Release eVIZ App

The Democrat Natural Resources Committee alongside Representative Ed Markey released Tuesday a new app for iOS called “eVIZ” — short for energy visualiser. The app is “an interactive experience that takes you inside America’s energy system like never before.” "The eVIZ app is an example of how committed Committee Democrats are to technology, innovation and new ideas," said Rep. Ed Markey. "As more consumers harness the power of apps and tablet devices, Congress has the … Read More

Natural Resources Committee Democrats Release eVIZ App was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


Read on »

Rimac Concept_One EV Crushes Ferrari 458 Spider In Drag Race (Video)

From sister site Gas2: Right now the Rimac Concept_One electric supercar is on a tour of the Middle East, and to prove its worth, Rimac set up an impromptu drag race. With a Ferrari. Bet you know where this is going. With four electric motors producing a combined 1,073 horsepower and 1,180 ft-lbs of torque, the Rimac Concept_One is one of the most powerful vehicles in the world, gas or electric. With a 0-60 mph time of … Read More

Rimac Concept_One EV Crushes Ferrari 458 Spider In Drag Race (Video) was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


Read on »

RE-volv Signs First Solar Lease With Shawl-Anderson Dance Center

In December of last year I wrote about RE-volv’s Indiegogo campaign to finance their first community-based solar energy installation. Fast-forward to March of this year, and RE-volv announced that they had finally signed their first solar lease agreement with the non-profit Shawl-Anderson Dance Center in Berkeley, California. RE-volv’s idea is simple, yet brillant: RE-volv will invest $30,000 into a community-based solar energy installation  for a community centre such as schools and non-profits Using the savings … Read More

RE-volv Signs First Solar Lease With Shawl-Anderson Dance Center was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


Read on »

World Wind Power Likely To Top 300,000 Megawatts In 2013

As a follow-up to the wonderful year wind power had in 2012 (in the US, China, and globally), here’s some more good news: After Record 2012, World Wind Power Set to Top 300,000 Megawatts in 2013 (via sustainablog) By J. Matthew Roney Even amid policy uncertainty in major wind power markets, wind developers still managed to set a new record for installations in 2012, with 44,000 megawatts of new wind capacity worldwide. With total capacity … Read More

World Wind Power Likely To Top 300,000 Megawatts In 2013 was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


Read on »

Sucking Up CO2 In The Desert

Reposted from Lenz Blog: Paul Gipe just posted an article looking back at his three decades of renewable advocacy titled "100 Percent Renewable Vision Building." In that article Gipe describes how reality has performed much better than what was expected decades ago. And now we are discussing 100 percent renewable. That is a great article, and I recommend reading it. But it also gave me a new idea. One of the problems with building large scale … Read More

Sucking Up CO2 In The Desert was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


Read on »

CleanTechnica
Thanks for loving us. 
View this email in your browser
Related Sites:
EV Obsession
Solar Love
Bikocity
GreenBuildingElements.com
Ecopreneurist.com
Gas2.org
GreenLivingIdeas.com
sustainablog.org
InspiredEconomist.com
RedGreenandBlue.org
Planetsave.com
ImportantMedia.org
Some rights reserved 

unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences 

No comments:

Post a Comment