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LSEV 3d printed electric car

First 3D-Printed Electric Car to Hit the Streets in 2019

The first mass-produced 3D-printed electric vehicle – weighing just 950 pounds – is due to go on sale in Europe by next year.
Cora Kittyhawk self-flying air taxi

Electric Self-Flying Taxis Take Off in New Zealand

Autonomous, emissions-free flying taxis are being trialled in New Zealand – with the backing of Google co-founder Larry Page – and the hope they could be commercially available within five years.
rain on solar cell

Researchers Create an All-Weather Solar Cell That Generates Energy from Raindrops

Chinese researchers have created a hybrid solar cell that generates energy even when it's raining!
electric car charging

Germany to Convert Unused Telcom Boxes for Electric Car Charging Stations

Distribution boxes previously used for telecom purposes are being converted to electric car charging points in Germany, with 12,000 additional charging stations coming online in the next 2 years thanks to the program.
Tesla Model 3

New Battery Breakthrough Could Revolutionize the Electric Car Sector

Researchers have stumbled on a material with dielectric properties between 1,000 and 10,000 times greater than existing conductors, promising a game-changer for the electric car industry.
Satellite in space

New Satellite Launches to Monitor Climate Change from Space

As of early October this year, the European Space Agency has just sent a new satellite into orbit, the Sentinel-5P, which will monitor climate change from space. The sattelite was launched by a Russian...
O2 Canada Air pollution masks

O2 Canada Masks Help Fight Air Pollution During Forest Fires

With the vast number of forest fires that broke out this year, it seems that people are going have to start wearing face masks every time they leave their homes.Just a few months ago...

The Coolest Upcoming Green Tech at CES 2015!

For many of us, there’s nothing quite as exciting as new technology. Even people who aren’t particularly interested in technology get a kick out of seeing the newest Smart TV in action!That’s why the...

London’s Iconic Red Phone Booths Go Green: The ‘SolarBox’ Mobile Charging Station

Ask yourself: When was the last time you used a phone box to make a call?Last week? Last month? Last year? 2 years? 3 years?Yeah, it’s been a while for me too.Still, I bet if you've...
skylock

Solar-powered bike lock gives your bike (and life) some added protection

If you're a bike owner, you know there's nothing worse than the fear of having your primary mode of transportation stolen. Or worse yet, the fear of what would happen to you if you...

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