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The Philippines Passes Renewable Energy FiT

The Philippines Passes Renewable Energy FiT

In a historic day for renewable energy in The Philippines, the country approved a feed-in tariff (FiT) that convers small hydro, biomass, wind, and solar. It postponed including ocean energy for further study. The government previously announced the FiT for geothermal separately, in what it calls a “geothermal crash program.” It raised the rates to provide incentives to


Will Tesla Motors Change the World?

It’s a little bit mind-boggling to think that only a century ago, cars were just starting to become available to the average man. Fast forward to today and almost everyone in the modern world has a vehicle, if not two. Cars have become one of the most ubiquitous and important pieces of technology that we


Ford Launches Electric Vehicle Push

Primetime viewers throughout the United States experienced Ford’s sly efforts to promote the upcoming Focus Electric. Ford has run ads across major networks as well as the NBA playoffs that tout the benefits of the Focus Electric. These ads are clever because they are largely unbranded aside from a small disclaimer about the Focus Energi’s


The Jaguar F Type Hybrid

  The F-Type production car will look like the C-X16 concept that was revealed at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. Automobile Mag reports that the hybrid F-Type is “going to be fabulous.” Jaguar worked to maintain a pure, disciplined design that fits in with the car’s sporting nature. It will be launch as a roadster,


BMW, Toyota Team Up on Next Gen Car Batteries

Last year BMW and Toyota signed a memorandum of understanding concerning a long-term collaboration on sustainable energy technologies. On Tuesday, both car companies announced they will now work together on developing new lithium ion batteries. The main focus of the research will be optimizing the performance of the lithium ion battery and increasing the capacity


Porsche’s 2013 Panamera S Hybrid

Porsche is all set to introduce the hyped-up plug-in hybrid edition of its Panamera series, the Panamera S Hybrid by mid next year. Featuring the same engine combination of Cayenne S Hybrid, the Panamera S Hybrid will be one of the best plug-in hybrid cars on highways after its introduction in 2013. It will hit


$1B Prize for 100 MPG Gasoline Car

As the GOP works to eliminate the renewable energy production tax credit and the $7500 rebate for electric and plug-in cars, they’re pushing for efficient cars that still run on oil. Rep. Dan Lungren (R-CA) introduced legislation to offer a $1 billion prize to the first U.S. automaker that can sell 60,000 gasoline-powered cars that get 100 miles


How To Build Your Own Solar Powered Car

This article will teach you how to build your own solar-powered toy car. Knowing how to do this will not only benefit children, but also adults. When people are taught to use solar energy, they will become more aware of the fact that using natural sources is always better than thinking of sources that are


2011: The Year of Green Car Competition

Hybrid and fully electric vehicles have been steadily growing inpopularity and 2011 is going to be the biggest year yet for greenercars. Most major manufacturers have announced plans to electrify theirvehicles. Some are designing from scratch, while others are electrifying their gas powered platforms. The Nissan Leaf and ChevroletVolt may be the two best known