Archives for May 2008
The Wall Street Journal reports that Honda is moving forward with a new generation of hybrid cars that will hopefully have just a small price premium over regular cars. This would allow them to pay for themselves through gasoline savings much more quickly. Honda's goal is to … [Read more...] about Honda to launch low cost hybrids, and a dedicated hybrid model in 2009?
As entrepreneurs turn their attention to second generation, non-food biocrops, a new potential issue arises. Many of these plants, like Jatropha, are basically weeds that can grow anywhere. Will these weeds escape from biofuel harvesting areas and become invasive species, like … [Read more...] about Non-food biocrops for biodiesel. The next invasive super weeds?
California based OptiSolar has announced the construction of a new eco-friendly solar operation that will produce a staggering 550 megawatts of electricity from thin film solar.Â The current largest solar plant in the US is at Nellis Air Force Base, and produces 14 megawatts of … [Read more...] about OptiSolar plans world’s largest solar farm