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Kyocera unveils world’s largest floating solar panel system

apanese electronics maker Kyocera Corporation unveiled the world's largest floating solar power station, which boasts 9,000 solar panels that are fully waterproof and sit comfortably atop the water's surface.

Ecocapsule is a wind- and solar-powered home for anywhere

Taking the nomadic life to a whole new level, the Bratislava-based Nice Architects have developed the solar- and wind-powered Ecocapsule, a mobile home that lets you live just about anywhere in the world.

Apple goes greener in China, announces new environmental initiatives

Apple has announced a China-based partnership with the World Wildlife Fund that it says will serve to reduce the country's ecological footprint through improved management of working forests, many of which provide the materials for Apple's…
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Poop-powered bus hits British roads

The U.K.'s first poop-powered bus went into service on Thursday as part of an effort to reduce air pollution (they remove the smelly impurities). The vehicle, which is powered by biomethane gas from human and food waste, can travel 184…

Sorry Kermit, Nokia’s Android tease shows it’s really easy being green

Nokia has painted its social networking channels green, very green. Although it hasn't given a reason why, it could be a hint about the Nokia X, its first Android-powered smartphone.

Powering Apple: Tech giant to build solar farm for new data center in Reno, Nevada

Aiming to one day power all of its facilities with renewable energy, Apple this week announced plans to build a 137-acre solar farm next to its new data center located in Reno, Nevada.

2013 Chevy Malibu will now display car’s ‘green’ report card for eco-minded buyers

There's more to building a "green" car than high fuel economy numbers, and that's why GM is highlighting the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu's efficient production techniques.

2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid shows up late, makes up for it with better MPGs and lower price

This year's Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is almost three months late to the market, but it's arrived with a lower price tag and even better fuel economy than the outgoing model year.

Mitsubishi i-MiEV Review

Mitsubishi’s i-MiEV – or simply “i” in North America – may be one of the cheapest new electric cars on the market, but the cost cutting doesn’t come without sacrifice.
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Solar plane completes first ever intercontinental flight

Plenty of planes touch down in Morocco every day, though on Wednesday there was one very special landing indeed.

How to go camping this year and still keep it geeky

Add some pizzazz to your camping trip with FieldCandy tents, especially with this awesomely geeky design which resembles a computer circuit board.
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Green electronics: HP top, RIM bottom, says Greenpeace

The environmental organization Greenpeace has released its latest Guide to Greener Electronics report, which looks at green efforts being made by some of the world's top tech manufacturers. Hewlett-Packard received high praise in the…