Green Tech

Cloud in the Web – Quadrocopters Dancing at Night

Cloud in the Web – Quadrocopters Dancing at Night

Not UFOs – Quadrocopters dancing at night Austrian researchers developed a unique technology for controlling dozens of flying drones at the same time, creating a spectacular visual display at night with the drones lighting the sky in an array of ...

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SolarWindow – Spray-on Solar Cell Coating

SolarWindow – Spray-on Solar Cell Coating

NREL Scientist, Dr. Heather A.S. Platt (foreground) and New Energy Principal Scientist, Dr. Scott R. Hammond Work on Company’s SolarWindowTM Technology Scientists Successfully Transport Electricity Using Virtually Invisible Wires, Under Development for SolarWindowTM (Displayed on a Glass Slide) Columbia based ...

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CristalBubble: The Future of Portable Green Living

CristalBubble: The Future of Portable Green Living

The CristalBubble Ever wanted to spend a night or two in nature in style but without disrupting the environment? French designer Pierre Stephane Dumas has designed a unique portable inflatable “Bubble” that can be used as a personal see-through villa ...

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Smart Mirrors can Reduce Solar Energy Costs

Smart Mirrors can Reduce Solar Energy Costs

On the left – Heliostats arrive on-site in pods, pods are set down and mirrors are quickly and securely snapped into place (Credit: Thermata) Thermata a Pasadena based green technology startup, developed what it claims to be a real breakthrough ...

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U.K. Scientists Developed an “Anti-printer”

U.K. Scientists Developed an “Anti-printer”

On the left an erased latter on the right a close up of the vaporized spot (Credit: Cambridge University) A new method for removing toner from paper was developed by researchers from Cambridge University. The technique which was demonstrated by ...

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100-watt LED Bulbs are on the Way

A new age of more efficient, cleaner lighting has been an unfulfilled promise for many years. Now thanks to some innovative new technologies the revolution might be closer than ever and its name is LED.     Switch Lighting LED ...

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Solar Screen for Cell Phones – No Charge Required

Solar Screen for Cell Phones – No Charge Required

French company Wysips developed technology which will allow users to charge their cell phones from a transparent photovoltaic film placed on top of the cell phone display. The company hope that future versions of the technology will charge the device ...

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New High-Powered Organic Batteries

New High-Powered Organic Batteries

Chemists from the University of Texas developed new organic batteries that offer lightweight energy storage. Unlike similar developments, their new battery does not rely on toxic heavy metals, making it a potential ecologic replacement for current batteries.   Illustration of ...

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Generating Ethanol from Household Waste

Generating Ethanol from Household Waste

E-Fuel Corporation of Los Gatos, California has created an in-home ethanol generator capable of converting standard organic waste products into usable ethanol fuel. The fuel system requires several steps – first the waste must be processed into sugar water and ...

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Human-Electric Hybrid Car

Human-Electric Hybrid Car

HumanCar Inc. recently presented an innovative hybrid vehicle. Unlike most vehicles that have two power sources, this one combines electric power…with human power! Using mechanical cranks, up to four people can power it and steer it around. The manufacturer hopes ...

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