Green Energy

Wie der SUV klimafreundlicher werden soll

Der SUV gilt vielen als Inbegriff des Spritschluckers – doch inzwischen kündigt sich ein Wettkampf der Elektroauto-Hersteller in der nach wie vor populären Fahrzeugklasse an. Der Showdown zum Start der Technik-Messe CES in Las Vegas zeigt dabei, wie die Anbieter die Kunden mit neuen Ideen für sich gewinnen wollen.So präsentierte die Firma Fisker einen SUV…

Fisker debuts $37,500 electric SUV with a solar roof

Electric vehicle entrepreneur Henrik Fisker has unveiled his first purportedly mass-market EV, an SUV called the Fisker Ocean, ahead of the 2020 Consumer Electronics show. Starting at $37,500, Fisker says the electric SUV will get between 250 and 300 miles per charge, and it will feature solar panels on the roof. Fisker and his eponymous…

A Remote Tanzanian Village Logs Onto the Internet

The village of Sagara B sits along a red dirt road in the baobab-dotted Dodoma region of central Tanzania, where half-desert savanna meets the Rubeho mountains. It’s home to less than 5,000 people and is so remote no one ever bothered to set up an internet connection. Until four years ago.Over a week, engineers from…

Mysterious Green Liquid Oozing Onto Highway Identified

Mysterious Green Liquid Oozing Onto Highway Identified (usatoday.com) Posted by EditorDavid on Sunday December 22, 2019 @05:34PM from the pure-Michigan dept. An anonymous reader quotes the Detroit Free Press: The mysterious, greenish-yellow liquid that ran onto a Michigan highway on Friday came from a closed electroplating business whose owner is serving a year in federal…

How to Harness Solar Energy for Good and Profit

Your business can be successful and sustainable without installing a single panel. Image credit: Petmal | Getty Images Daniel Neiditch Guest Writer President of River 2 River Realty and Atelier Condo NYC December 18, 2019 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When you consider the benefits inherent to using solar…

EU carbon neutrality: Leaders agree 2050 target without Poland

Image copyright EPA Image caption European Council President Charles Michel said member states had different starting points European Union leaders meeting in Brussels have agreed to make the currently 28-member bloc carbon neutral by 2050.However Poland, which is heavily reliant on coal, remains opposed and has been exempted for the time being.European Council President Charles…