Opbrid unveils overhead fast-charging system hybrid, electric buses

October 11, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Bus charging system leverages the rapid charge capability of lithium-titanate batteries. Although the present diesel-electric hybrid buses promise a green ride, they are still believed to be 100% diesel. Is it possible to change these diesel buses to electric?

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Growingcity encourages use of unused spaces for urban agriculture

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Eco Factor: Housing project with shared greenhouse spaces to let urban dwellers grow their own food. Growing food locally can potentially benefit the urban areas socially, physically and environmentally. In an attempt to add a new dimension to urban living, Saranga Nakhooda and Devin Lafo from Columbia University GSAPP developed a research and design thinktank focused on exposing the potential of urban agriculture

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Opbrid Shows Overhead Fast-Charging System for Electric Buses

October 7, 2010 by  
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Photo: Opbrid Goodbye Diesel Fumes? Opbrid, a company based in Spain, has just unveiled its B?sbaar charging system for electric buses. It leverages technologies developed by the European rail industry and a special type of Lithium Titanate (nLTO) battery that allows rapid charge capability and a very large number of deep discharge cycles

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Pete Bethune Says Sea Shepherd Deliberately Sunk Its Own Ship to ‘Garner Sympathy’

October 7, 2010 by  
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It’s been a couple months since Captain Pete Bethune (then of Sea Shepherd) was given a suspended sentence by Japanese authorities for boarding the Japanese whaler whi… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Park51, AKA Ground Zero Mosque, Mixes Old And New Green Technology

October 7, 2010 by  
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It’s technically not a mosque, and it’s technically not at Ground Zero, but it is technically interesting. Of course TreeHugger is entirely apolitical and is just interested interested in the green technology, a mix of old and new.

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