Navman Wireless technology controls costs, emissions for fleets

May 23, 2013 by  
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The location-based tracking system is part of one bus company's strategy to reduce excessive idling and fuel consumption.

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10 costly mistakes of CSR reporting

May 23, 2013 by  
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Don't let your CSR reporting do more harm than good by avoiding these 10 mistakes.

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U.S. Air Force flies high on energy efficiency

April 8, 2013 by  
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Aviation fuel consumption already down 12 percent as "we are changing the way we operate."

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NASA’s New X-48C Flying Wing Airplane Uses 50% Less Fuel Than Standard Aircraft

January 25, 2013 by  
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Researchers at NASA have developed a revolutionary flying wing aircraft that uses 50% less fuel than standard planes. The new manta ray-esque X-48C is based on the X-48B Blended Wing Body aircraft , which flew 92 flights at NASA Dryden between 2007 and 2010. The X-48C improves upon its predecessor with its low-noise, fuel-efficient hybrid wing body (HWB) design. Read the rest of NASA’s New X-48C Flying Wing Airplane Uses 50% Less Fuel Than Standard Aircraft Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aerospace , aircraft , flying wing , flying wing aircraft , fuel consumption , hybrid aircraft , manta ray , nasa , nasa aircraft , X-48B , X-48C

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LEGO PancakeBot Pushes the Boundaries of Brunch Technology

January 25, 2013 by  
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If you love pancakes but hate making them, then the LEGO PancakeBot is your dream come true. Designed by Miguel Valenzuela, the LEGO robot pushes the boundaries of brunch technology by using an X and Y axis to make a row of perfectly round silver dollar pancakes. The Lego PancakeBot just launched an Indiegogo campaign to help bring it to the Bay Area Maker Fair – support it here ! Read the rest of LEGO PancakeBot Pushes the Boundaries of Brunch Technology Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: automatic pancake maker , eco design , green design , lego , LEGO Pancakebot , Maker Fair , Miguel Valenzuela , sustainable design

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US Navy Scientists Develop Process To Transform Seawater Into Green Jet Fuel

September 27, 2012 by  
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Feeling the pinch of high gas prices every time you fill up your car? Be thankful you’re not the U.S. Military . Tired of wasting so much of its budget on fossil fuels, the US Navy has led the quest for greener alternatives, including research by scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) to develop a process that could transform abundant seawater into fuel for Navy jets. If successful their efforts could have a huge impact; in 2010 alone the Department of Defense shelled out approximately $11 billion on “operational energy,” the energy used by military forces in the execution of their field missions. That’s the equivalent of the entire budget of the state of Tennessee. And that’s doesn’t even include all the energy needed to power vehicles and military bases here at home. Read the rest of US Navy Scientists Develop Process To Transform Seawater Into Green Jet Fuel Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alternative energy , alternative fuels , biofuels , department of defense , fossil fuels , fuel consumption , fuel efficiency , jet fuel , Naval Research Laboratory , seawater , US Navy

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German Fishing Boat Flies Giant Kite to Save Fuel

March 9, 2010 by  
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Michael Kooren for Reuters With the cost (both financial and environmental) of fuel these days, everyone is trying to cut back in whatever ways they can. If you’re talking boats, you can always go solar or electric to cut emissions, but one German fishing boat called the Maartje Theadora decided to take a slightly different route – flying a giant blue and white kite from their craft to harness trade winds and help power their engine. The idea may sound elementary to some, but according to the operators of the ship, the “system” is expected to cut fuel consumption by 10% and up to 30% in the next two years of development.

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