Daily Green Wrap-up 20.October, 2012

AMP Electric Vehicles Ceases Car Conversions, Will Focus On Fleets A lot of people and companies bet that the new wave of electric vehicles would have a lot more buyers than there turned out to be. This has led many companies to reevaluate their product portfolio, including AMP Electric Vehicles. The Ohio-based company announced this … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-up 16.October, 2012

EarthTalk: Obama and Romney on the Environment Just because the environment is getting short shrift this election season due to our nation’s lingering economic woes doesn’t mean that candidates Obama and Romney can ignore the issue. AeroVironment starts selling ‘moveable’ home charging station Electric-vehicle charging-station maker AeroVironment unveiled a version of its EVSE-RS home charger … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-up 15.October, 2012

Spider Silk Could Give Us Biodegradable Computer Chips Researchers have been trying to crack the code of spider silk for years. Its properties make it ideal for so many uses, but so far its recipe has remained the secret of spiders. Yet that doesn’t mean researchers aren’t coming up with amazing ways to use the … [Read more…]

You Don’t Have The Right To Know!

You do have the right to know. If you’re in California, vote yes on Proposition 37. If you’re not in California, please forward this post to someone who is. What happens in California during this election will determine the course of food in America for the next 4 years (at bare minimum). Support GMO labeling. … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-up 14.October, 2012

Germany questioning EV subsidy support. Sound familiar? Germany is joining the ranks of countries (e.g., US, UK, France, Japan, China, and India) that are debating the value of government subsidies and showing frustration with the turtle-like sales pace of electric vehicles (EVs). Germany has plans to subsidize EVs after its next general election to meet … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-up 13.October, 2012

Pike Research: 11.4 million charging stations installed by 2020 Pike Research is forecasting that the number electric vehicle charging stations will grow rapidly in the coming years, with 11.4 million chargers in operation globally by 2020. The market research and consulting firm released a report on electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) that sees 2012 being … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-up 12.October, 2012

UK government joining the club to rethink EV incentives Government incentives can be an important boost for new technologies moving from the testing ground to mainstream markets, but incentives are not guaranteed to achieve intended results – and there’s no promise a government can maintain support. In an era of budgetary pressures (such as now), … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-up 11.October, 2012

Denmark Hits Solar Energy Goal 8 Years Early Installing solar power in Denmark is going faster than planned, and the country has already reached its goal of 200 megawatts of solar capacity. This amount was the goal that the Danish government had set to reach by 2020. Disney’s radical new paper policy to have major … [Read more…]

8 Simple Steps to an Eco-Friendly Move

There’s been a new surge in the U.S. South to make moving a more environmentally friendly effort. For years, the status quo in moving was wasteful packing peanuts, gas-guzzling vans, and buying new cardboard boxes. New eco-friendly practices like reusing packing materials, reducing clutter and using green transport companies are taking hold with movers in … [Read more…]