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Fermentalg : CO2-absorbing algae street lamp

Fermentalg : CO2-absorbing algae street lamp

Chemistry | No comments

par Alki Delichatsios | 06.21.12

Based just outside of Bordeaux, France, biotech Fermentalg is designing a groundbreaking street lamp that absorbs enormous amounts of CO2, over 150-200 times more than a tree – using microalgae.

Twin Creeks : a new era in thin crystalline wafers

Twin Creeks : a new era in thin crystalline wafers

Solar | No comments

par Alki Delichatsios | 04.16.12

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about the San Jose-based “stealth” solar company Twin Creeks that recently came out of hiding with its ground-breaking Proton Induced Exfoliation (PIE) manufacturing technology that efficiently produces ultra-thin solar cells to reduce solar cell costs by up to 50%.

FloDesign Wind Turbine, there’s change in the wind.

FloDesign Wind Turbine, there’s change in the wind.

wind energy | No comments

par Alki Delichatsios | 03.13.12

Waltham, MA-based FloDesign Wind Turbine Corp. a spinoff of aerospace company FloDesign, has developed a novel compact jet-engine inspired wind turbine that is 3-4x more efficient and significantly cheaper to produce than existing turbines.


Bio Architecture Lab efficiently converts seaweed to renewable fuels and chemicals

Bio Architecture Lab efficiently converts seaweed to renewable fuels and chemicals

Biomass | No comments

by Alki Delichatsios | 02.28.12

Bio Architecture Lab (BAL), based in Berkeley, CA, has developed an enzyme to effectively breakdown brown seaweed to produce ethanol. With over 60 patents or patents pending, BAL operates three seaweed farms in Los Lagos, Chili, and is building an experimental pilot facility, which will demonstrate the complete value chain of the technology.

Hiriko, a folding electric vehicle

Hiriko, a folding electric vehicle

Mobility | No comments

par Alki Delichatsios | 02.02.12

The Hiriko, meaning “Urban Car” in Basque, is a folding electric vehicle with ultra-maneuverability, designed for crowded cities. Three Hiriko vehicles can park in the same amount of space as one normal vehicle. Developed at MIT Media Lab’s Changing Places group, the Hiriko is a project led by seven small Basque firms and was successfully unveiled at the European Commission last week.

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