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Honda Worldwide | February 4, 2012 "Honda Begins Installation of Solar Power Generation Systems at Automobile Dealership Locations in Japan"

Honda Worldwide | February 4, 2012 "Honda Begins Installation of Solar Power Generation Systems at Automobile Dealership Locations in Japan" | An Electric World | Scoop.it
Honda Worldwide | February 4, 2012 Honda Begins Installation of Solar Power Generation Systems at Automobile Dealership Locations in Japan - Honda announced the installation of a 9 kilowatt-capacity solar power generation system at the Adachi Odai...
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Tesla's raising $1.6 billion to build its battery 'Gigafactory' and mass-market $35k car

Tesla's raising $1.6 billion to build its battery 'Gigafactory' and mass-market $35k car | An Electric World | Scoop.it
If you've been dreaming of a Tesla but can't afford a Model S and its $70k+ sticker price (before tax credits), the company is announcing a major step
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Solar-powered EV Charging Station Installed for Agricultural Use - News - Solar Power Plant Business

Solar-powered EV Charging Station Installed for Agricultural Use - News - Solar Power Plant Business | An Electric World | Scoop.it
Mitsubishi Motors Corp and Nichicon Corp started full operation of a power charging station that stores solar electricity in a lithium-ion (Li-ion) rechargeable battery and uses it to charge electric vehicles (EVs) for agricultural use Feb 4, 2014.
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Ultra-small EVs to Be Tested With Solar-powered Charging Stations - News - Solar Power Plant Business

Ultra-small EVs to Be Tested With Solar-powered Charging Stations - News - Solar Power Plant Business | An Electric World | Scoop.it
Toshiba Corp announced that it has launched the "Field Test Project Related to Utilization of Small Electric Vehicles, etc in Miyakojima City" Jan 28, 2014, in cooperation with the government of Miyakojima City (Okinawa Prefecture), Honda Motor Co Ltd and Honda R&D Co Ltd.
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Japan's Solar Trends to Watch For in 2014 - News - Solar Power Plant Business

Japan's Solar Trends to Watch For in 2014 - News - Solar Power Plant Business | An Electric World | Scoop.it
There will be three new trends in the mega-solar (large-scale solar) power plant business in 2014. They are
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Reservoir Site to Be Converted Into Solar Plant, Cropland - News - Solar Power Plant Business

Reservoir Site to Be Converted Into Solar Plant, Cropland - News - Solar Power Plant Business | An Electric World | Scoop.it
juwi Shizen Energy Inc announced Oct 31, 2013, that it will build a mega-solar (large-scale solar) power plant with an output power of about 1MW in Ube City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.
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The Drayson Racing FIA World Land Speed Record by an Electric Car (204.185 mph)

Drayson Racing is proud to announce that it has set a new World Electric Land Speed Record of 204.185mph. Former science minister, businessman and racing dri...
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The Connection of Depressed Wages to High Oil Prices and Limits to Growth

The Connection of Depressed Wages to High Oil Prices and Limits to Growth | An Electric World | Scoop.it
In my view, wages are the backbone an economy. If workers have difficulty finding a job, or have difficulty earning sufficient wages, the lack of wages will be a problem, not just for the workers, ...
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Sony to Release 6.0kWh 'Stand-alone' Storage Battery -- Tech-On!

Sony to Release 6.0kWh 'Stand-alone' Storage Battery -- Tech-On! | An Electric World | Scoop.it

Sony Corp will release a commercial storage battery that has a capacity of 6.0kWh and can realize a "stand-alone" storage battery system by using photovoltaic (PV) panels without a commercial power source March 1, 2013.

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Riken's System Generates Electricity by Using Sunlight, Fresnel Lenses -- Tech-On!

Riken's System Generates Electricity by Using Sunlight, Fresnel Lenses -- Tech-On! | An Electric World | Scoop.it

Riken and Da Vinci Co Ltd, whose headquarters are located in Nara Prefecture, Japan, invented a "cogeneration system" that collects the thermal energy of sunlight including lights from the rising and setting suns with Fresnel lenses and heats up water stored in a heat storage tank to generate electricity and supply hot water.

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Furukawa Prototypes Highly-conductive CNT Wire -- Tech-On!

Furukawa Prototypes Highly-conductive CNT Wire -- Tech-On! | An Electric World | Scoop.it

Japanese researchers succeeded in making a high-density carbon nanotube (CNT) wire that has an electric conductivity of 2,800S/cm and does not contain any polymer.

Lighter than copper, and soon to have the same conductivity.

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Electree-en

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Electree is a modern sculpture imitating a bonsai, the leaves of which are small photovoltaic panels.

It allows to recharge your mobile devices without using any other energy than light.

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Infographics: Electricity usage of the Internet

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Nissan Increases Drive Range of Leaf EV -- Tech-On!

Nissan Increases Drive Range of Leaf EV -- Tech-On! | An Electric World | Scoop.it

Nissan Motor Co Ltd made improvements to its Leaf electric vehicle (EV) and increased the drive range of the EV from 200km to 228km per charge under the JC08 test mode.

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World-first low carbon aviation fuel to be developed for Virgin Atlantic - Virgin.com

World-first low carbon aviation fuel to be developed for Virgin Atlantic - Virgin.com | An Electric World | Scoop.it
Virgin Atlantic today announced the development of a world-first low carbon aviation fuel with just half the carbon footprint of the standard fossil fuel alternative. Richard Branson joined Virgin Atlantic at Battersea Power Station in London to reveal the exciting news read his blog on the groundbr...
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Japanese research team aims for battery-powered airplanes in 5 years - The Japan Daily Press

Japanese research team aims for battery-powered airplanes in 5 years - The Japan Daily Press | An Electric World | Scoop.it
When one mentions “battery-powered” airplanes, it would be normal to think that it would be one of those remote-controlled toy airplanes that we are talking abo
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▶ Toyota's New Fuel Cell Car Breakdown! - YouTube

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Solar Liberator

World's first fully integrated smart solar power appliance. Switch to clean solar power in minutes and save on your energy bill.
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NTN Registers Ultra-small EV Using In-wheel Motors as Light Car in Japan -- Tech-On!

NTN Registers Ultra-small EV Using In-wheel Motors as Light Car in Japan -- Tech-On! | An Electric World | Scoop.it
NTN Registers Ultra-small EV Using In-wheel Motors as Light Car in Japan --- Tech-On! is a one-stop online technology news portal published in English, Japanese, and Chinese, and is run by Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
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Apple now powering its cloud with solar panels, fuel cells (photos)

Apple now powering its cloud with solar panels, fuel cells (photos) | An Electric World | Scoop.it
Apple’s massive solar panel and fuel cell farm are now live and providing clean power for its huge data center in Maiden, North Carolina. By the end of the year 60 percent of the power for the data center will come from these sources.
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New Portable Fuel-cell System Generates Power With LPG -- Tech-On!

New Portable Fuel-cell System Generates Power With LPG -- Tech-On! | An Electric World | Scoop.it

The Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute (AMRI) of Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) developed a portable fuel cell system.

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Nissan to Test 100% Electric Refrigerator Car -- Tech-On!

Nissan to Test 100% Electric Refrigerator Car -- Tech-On! | An Electric World | Scoop.it
Nissan to Test 100% Electric Refrigerator Car --- Tech-On! is a one-stop online technology news portal published in English, Japanese, and Chinese, and is run by Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
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Mitsubishi to Launch Plug-in Hybrid SUV in January -- Tech-On!

Mitsubishi to Launch Plug-in Hybrid SUV in January -- Tech-On! | An Electric World | Scoop.it

Mitsubishi Motors Corp will release the "Outlander PHEV," a plug-in hybrid SUV, Jan 24, 2013.

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It's electric! City charged up as new plug-in stations slide into place - SouthCoastToday.com

It's electric! City charged up as new plug-in stations slide into place - SouthCoastToday.com | An Electric World | Scoop.it
It's electric! City charged up as new plug-in stations slide into placeSouthCoastToday.comIn Massachusetts, 900 electric cars are now registered with the state, about double from just one year ago, said Stephen Russell, the coordinator of the...
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Watch "Delivery Scooter Swappable Battery System from AllCell - Battery Show 2012" Video at Engineering TV

Lee Teschler of Machine Design talks to Jake Edie, VP of Business Development at AllCell Technologies about a swappable battery system used in delivery scooters.
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Climate Change: The Standard Fixes Don’t Work

Climate Change: The Standard Fixes Don’t Work | An Electric World | Scoop.it
World leaders seem to have their minds made up regarding what will fix world CO2 emissions problems. Their list includes taxes on gasoline consumption, more general carbon taxes, cap and trade prog...
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