BASF Plans to Make Fuel From Greenhouse Gas

BASF, the Linde Group and ThyssenKrupp plan to develop an environmentally friendly and commercially viable industrial-scale carbon dioxide utilization technology. What’s more, the companies are planning to use CO2 to produce syngas—a combustible fuel gas mixture that can be used with internal combustion engines. Continue reading BASF Plans to Make Fuel From Greenhouse Gas

Experts Suggest Planting Trees to Save Up to 25% Energy Spent on Heating and Cooling

A new online resource, called “Trees for Energy Conservation,” will help consumers and professionals to save energy by planting trees in the right places. Trees create shade and, when properly placed in urban settings, the shade produced by trees can significantly reduce energy use in homes, offices, and other buildings. Continue reading Experts Suggest Planting Trees to Save Up to 25% Energy Spent on Heating and Cooling

Scientists Use Cyborg Plants to Harvest Solar Energy

Our star, the Sun, provides most of the energy on this planet. (Essentially, all the energy except for nuclear, comes directly or indirectly from it.) Our current methods of converting solar radiation into electricity (photovoltaics) are not very efficient in comparison with plants. Researchers at the University of Georgia looked to nature for inspiration, and they are now developing a new technology that makes it possible to use plants to generate electricity. Continue reading Scientists Use Cyborg Plants to Harvest Solar Energy

Samsung Announced Eco-Friendly Air Purifier That Runs on Solar Energy

Samsung Electronics has announced the availability of Eco Trees, a smart companion for a richer, sustainable, healthier life. Eco Trees is an air purifier and a cooling system that runs on solar energy. Like any other Korean corporation innovative device it has a number of unique features that are useful for everyday life. It is surprising though, that this technology have been developed by Samsung and not Apple, despite the more appropriate name of the latter corporation. Continue reading Samsung Announced Eco-Friendly Air Purifier That Runs on Solar Energy