Daily Archives: June 30, 2014

Toyota is creating a combustion engine that directly generates electricity

Electric vehicles have come a long way in recent years, but even the premium-priced Tesla cars are short on range compared to good old internal combustion. Gasoline is probably going to remain part of our transportation makeup into the foreseeable … Continue reading

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Cheap fuel cell no larger than a stack of CDs can power a home

Depending on where you live in the world, you may have electricity, gas, or both fed into your home. The bill for each depends on how much you use and fluctuates throughout the year. But what if you could replace … Continue reading

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Sea Salt can replace solar panel component at 0.3% of the cost

One of the most dangerous and expensive parts of making photovoltaic cells (solar panels) involves a substance called cadmium chloride. This toxic substance is not just expensive when bought in bulk, but carries with it loads of associated costs in … Continue reading

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