CleanTech

Swiss adventurer unveils ‘Solar Impulse’ - prototype for sun-powered plane

 Swiss adventurer unveils ‘Solar Impulse’ - prototype for sun-powered plane

Underlining the potential of alternative energy sources, the solar-powered plane 'Solar Impulse' (HB-SIA) unveiled by Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard on Friday, is on its way to make history as the prototype for a flight 'fully powered' by the sun.

U.S. to see Nissan’s zero-emission electric vehicles by 2012

U.S. to see Nissan’s zero-emission electric vehicles by 2012

Japan's No. 3 automaker, Nissan Motor Co. said it expected to build more than 100,000 affordable zero-emission electric vehicles a year when it starts U.S. production at its plant in Smyrna, Tennessee from 2012.

As per Nissan's estimates United States and Japan will see zero-emission cars in 2010, followed by a global roll-out in 2012.

IBM unveils Aquasar – a high-performance computer cooled by water!

IBM unveils Aquasar – a high-performance computer cooled by water!

In one of the most recent attempts in support of green technology, IBM has unveiled a ground-breaking high-performance computer (HPC) called Aquasar, which by using water for cooling, will reduce e

Sony Ericsson unveils two “eco-friendly” handsets - C901 GreenHeart and Naite

Sony Ericsson unveils two “eco-friendly” handsets - C901 GreenHeart and Naite

In sync with its GreenHeart initiative launched last September, Sony Ericsson Thursday unveiled its two “eco-friendly” handset models - C901 GreenHeart and Naite. The unveiling of the two energy-efficient “greener” phones reiterates Sony Ericsson’s commitment to push greener features across its product line in the next two-year period.

Tesla’s 345 electric roadsters recalled due to ‘suspension’ defect

Tesla’s 345 electric roadsters recalled due to ‘suspension’ defect

Underlining the hiccups associated with the switch-over to the EV technology, the $109,000 version of electric Roadster manufactured by Tesla Motors have been recalled, due to contract manufacturer Lotus' 'suspension' lapse pertaining to improper installation of bolts.

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