Saturday, July 6, 2013

World's First Solar Powered Family Car to Compete

The Solar Team Eindhoven (STE) of Eindhoven University of Technology presented the world's first solar powered family car. "Stella" is the first "energy positive car" with room for four people, a trunk, intuitive steering and a range of 373 miles. This is the car being entered by the student team in the Cruiser class of the World Solar Challenge that starts in Australia in October 2013.

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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Students Battle it out in the Eco Marathon

We follow three student teams across the Americas, capturing their trials and tribulations as they prepare for Shell Eco-marathon in Houston, Texas, USA. In the first episode find out why Canada's AlĂ©rion Supermileage team is struggling in their determination to regain victory. See why the Let's do it again team in the USA must step up the pace and uncover the tensions within the e³- USFC team in Brazil. These innovative engineers of the future will soon do battle in ultra energy efficient cars.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Qatar Prepares for Carbon Neutral World Cup

Chevron is helping the nation of Qatar meet its pledge to host a carbon-neutral FIFA World Cup in 2022. The Chevron Center for Sustainable Energy Efficiency at the Qatar Science & Technology Park supports research, demonstration and training in solar power and energy efficiency.

A solar test site adjacent to the center is testing 25 different solar panels to find the technology best suited to weather conditions in the region. Watch how Chevron and Qatar are researching innovative ways to reduce the carbon footprint for the 2012 World Cup soccer tournament.

For more about energy efficiency at Chevron, visit Chevron Energy Issues or visit more Chevron Human Energy Stories.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

How Battery Energy Storage Can Improve Overall Performance of the Grid

Battery energy storage technology is rapidly advancing to meet critical challenges of the grid, including growing demand, aging infrastructure and system constraints. In this video, Teresa Hanson, editor in chief of PowerGRID International and EL&P interviews a battery energy storage specialist on how these systems are becoming a practical, viable solution to improving overall performance of the grid.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Hanna Fathi: Powerland Cairo... Trash talking

Hanna Fathi of Cairo shows us a way to put waste to work using garbage and cow manure to make menthane gas.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Great Idea or Big Polluter....BioLite's CampStove Invention

Mad Money host Jim Cramer speaks with BioLite's CEO Jonathan Cedar and its Chairman John Levy, about its latest "CampStove" product.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Is the Dream of Investing in Solar Still Alive?

Charles Yonts, Head of Sustainable Research, CLSA discusses the demand for solar energy and the role of alternative energy post the Fukushima disaster.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Facts About Minimum Acceptable Voltage Levels

Learn about conservation voltage reduction and distribution feeder optimization. Varying voltage levels on feeder lines can be a problem for utilities and their customers. Discover the technologies necessary for utilities to optimize voltage levels on the grid, reduce CO2 emissions, save energy and satisfy customer needs for years to come. Click here to download ABB white paper, Smarter grids are more efficient.

Friday, September 7, 2012

Unveiled: The World's First $1M Electric Supercar

The $1 million Concept One car, from Croatian automaker Rimac, is the world's first electric supercar.