Suzuki debuts concept electric scooter for short distance commutes

September 25, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Zero-emission scooter powered by electric batteries. Suzuki Motor Company has announced the completion of a new electric scooter, the e-Let’s, which is based on Suzuki’s Let’s4 Basket scooter

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Urban Wheels multi-purpose personal transporter runs on solar energy

September 1, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Solar-powered personal ride-on vehicle. Recognizing the true potential of solar energy, auto designer Siqi Liu has conceptualized a multi-purpose vehicle called the “Urban Wheels”. The all-electric vehicle can be used for gardening, shopping, camping or any other short distance traveling jobs

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Schletter unveils P.CHARGE EV charging stations at ENTECH 2010

September 1, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Weather-proof charging stations for electric vehicles. Schletter has unveiled the P.CHARGE charging stations for electric vehicles at the ENTECH 2010 in Korea

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Global Solar intros flexible photovoltaic modules for rooftop installation

September 1, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Flexible solar modules require no racks. Installing racking systems to hold heavy polycrystalline silicon panels on a rooftop might just become obsolete with Global Solar ’s PowerFlex BIPV modules. The flexible solar modules can be glued onto the surface of a roof to generate renewable electricity.

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World’s fastest electric bike costs a whopping $77,000

July 17, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: World’s fastest electric bike. Bikes are usually criticized for being too slow to be used for a daily trip to the office

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NYC residents to install wireless water usage monitors to cut water consumption

July 17, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Water consumption meters to be installed in NYC to conserve water. NYC is all set to spend $252 million on a city-wide upgrade of water tracking system that will monitor the city’s water consumption in real time. According to the plans which started this week, Bronx residents will be able to see how much water they’re using at any given time

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Electric Folding Bike concept uses the pedals only to charge the onboard battery

March 9, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Electric bicycle to reduce the number of cars on the streets. Due to increasing urbanization, our cities are getting bigger and have to carry much more people. As a result of this, the living space will run short, same as the traffic area in the near future

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GO! multifunctional furniture harvests renewable energy

March 9, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Renewable energy-harvesting furniture. The brainchild of Indonesian industrial designer Rizki Tarisa, the GO! is a lounge, a workstation and an exercise bike that also generates renewable electricity to power your gadgets, when you pedal the bike to burn all extra fat on your body. The multifunctional furniture has also been made from sustainable materials such as recycled and biodegradable plastics

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