Soon Internet giant Google will organize your home’s energy information using a software.
Google’s so called product, PowerMeter is a piece of software that consumers can view online (real-time in a secure iGoogle Gadget) to see how much electricity they’re consuming in their homes.
Dell has became the first in its industry to achieve 80 PLUS Gold-certification for a server power supply, the latest sign that the company is meeting its goal of becoming the “greenest” technology company on the planet and strengthening its position as an energy-efficiency leader.
By diverting grain and oilseed crops from dinner plates to biofuels, world is confronting a dangerous new bubble called food inflation. (What Is Inflation? – explained here)
Rice, wheat and corn – the price of the world’s three main grains, have all more than doubled in the past year.
- The grain it takes to fill an SUV tank with ethanol could feed a person for a year.
The Boeing 747 operated by Virgin Atlantic Airways flew from London to Amsterdam with one of its four engines using fuel derived from plant-based oils.
The fuel used by the plane is a combination of regular kerosene-based jet fuel and a biodiesel from Imperium Renewables composed of babassu oil and coconut oil. Babassu comes from a tree in Brazil.The oils came from existing plantations.