Professor Zhiyong Jason Ren and Lu Lu. A microbial photoelectrochemical system developed at Princeton University to obtain hydrogen from wastewater. The need to flexibly manage non-programmable renewable energies is turning hydrogen into one of the technological elements on which the energy transition is based, like other storage systems. But this gas also plays an essential
Volkswagen has decided how its electric minibus will be, an idea that they have been developing for years. In 2001, they developed the first Microbus concept that brought back fond memories of those nostalgic for the 1960s. More recently VW introduced the Buzz-e concept. These earlier designs, never leading to production models, the DI Buzz
Shutterstock Image From millennials to millennials and, also, for those who come from behind, such as members of generation Z. For them, as well as for the millions of Americans for whom solar home systems are light years away due to their high cost or because of For rent, the non-profit organization Solstice, founded by
Clifford Burgoni wants to sell his system for large-scale cleaning of solar panels, so he has published a drone-view video showing it in operation. Cleaning solar panels on a regular basis can have a very positive effect on efficiency. It is something important both domestically and on an industrial scale.
Sweden currently recycles or reuses an incredible 99% of its waste, a figure that surpasses the 2012 record of 96%. The country uses a hierarchical waste management system, which focuses on prevention, reuse, recycling, alternatives to recycling, and as a last resort, landfill disposal. While only 1% of the annual average of 461 kg of
Buses also want to jump on the zero emissions bandwagon. Hyundai has unveiled its first mass-produced electric bus dubbed the Elec City. With one hour of charge, this bus can travel almost 300 kilometers thanks to a 256 kWh battery. Best of all, Hyundai’s first zero-emission bus will be available to order in 2018. According
A documentary by Chris Paine that denounces the reasons electric cars were wiped off the map after their promising start in the 90s. It describes who was to blame for their disappearance. It tells the story of General Motors EV1, the first high-performance electric car marketed in 1996. Six years later, General Motors decided to
The Brazilian design studio ROSENBAUM, has collaborated with the TV program Caldeirao do Huck, in the realization and improvement of homes for families with few resources. In one of their last works they have solved a wall or vertical garden using plastic bottles. An ingenious solution that has enchanted the community. Humanity has a big
The rational use of natural resources is totally feasible. An example is the reforestation program of the Terra Institute in Minas Gerais. In the 1990s, Lelia Delviz, Wanick Salgado and Sebastião Salgado bought a farm near the city of Maimarés, in Minas Gerais. The lands had been destined to the cattle activity, therefore all the
This guide will teach you how to easily and economically capture and store rainwater that can be used in agricultural production (chakras or home gardens), in animal consumption, drinking trough and cleaning pens), and in household chores ( washing clothes and cleaning the house). Index. 1. Introduction. 2. Objective. 3. Climate of the Ecuadorian Sierra.