Category: Green Energy

Toyota Announces New Mirai And Promotes Innovation With Fuel Cell Patents

Toyota plans to begin selling the new hydrogen fuel cell Mirai later this year and Jared Haftel could not be more excited. They announced at the Consumer Electronics Show that they would also provide their 5,680 patents to fuel cell technology, available for all, in hopes of driving greater fuel cell innovations. Bob Carter, Toyota’s [Continue]

New York Becomes Second State to Ban Fracking

As new extracting technologies and innovations go, fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, has been the buzz word in the natural gas and oil industry for a few years now. The practice involves pumping water and chemicals into the ground at extremely deep levels to free the precious raw materials from rock formations. While many states have [Continue]

ANWR Oil Drilling Issue to Surface Again

Alaskans have been fighting for permission from the federal government to drill oil within the bounds of their own state since 1977. Specifically, 2,000 acres of oil-rich land within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is at issue.   Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski, a long-time proponent of ANWR drilling, will soon head up the powerful [Continue]

Solar-Powered Water Purifier Saves Lives

The Hays Pure Water Foundation developed and distributes a solar-powered water purification unit called Khlor Gen. The device employs electrolysis, not so much to split a large quantity of water into hydrogen and oxygen, but to introduce small amounts of chlorine and hydrogen peroxide and ozone into the water. In practice, each liter of this [Continue]