FUTURE TRANSPORT. WHAT ARE WE IN FOR? COME ALONG TO THIS FORUM,

‘What does future transport hold for us ‘ forum. Come along….. Come to QWESTNet and find out what new transport technologies and practices are available now and in the future to save you money, reduce your emissions and put your business ahead of the game. Hear about the future of freight and what that means to […]

FILM SPRAYED ON WINDOWS CREATE SOLAR PANELS

Spray-on film turns windows into solar panels Imagine if all the windows of a building, and perhaps even all its exterior walls, could be put to use as solar collectors. Soon, you may not have to imagine it, as the Norweigan solar power company EnSol has patented a thin film solar cell technology designed to […]

WORLDS FASTEST SEDAN MOTOR CAR UNLEASHED BY GERMAN COMPANY

G-Power claims world’s fastest sedan title with 372 km/h modified BMW M5 German tuning company G-Power is claiming to have set the record for the world’s fastest sedan with a BMW M5. G-Power’s M5 Hurricane RR achieved a top speed of 372 km/h (231 mph) beating its own record of 367.4 km/h (228 mph) set […]

SO YOU WANTED TO SWIM LIKE A SHARK, CHECK THIS OUT…

YOU CAN DRIVE THIS SHARK Jumping the shark: the Innespace Seabreacher X If you saw this thing on your neighbor’s trailer, you’d laugh at him. “What sort of pretentious man-child buys a boat shaped like a shark,” you’d scoff into your mugaccino, secure in the knowledge that you’d never shell out for something so ridiculous. […]

BURIALS BY ACID BATH CALLED FOR IN SOME COUNTRIES

Going Green In Death. Resonation. The process of dissolving human remains Has a lower carbon footprint than cremation. You think you have bad acid reflux, then check this out>>> Want to go green in death? Here’s a process that may allow you to do just that. Resomation involves an alkaline hydrolysis process that dissolves a […]

SMASHING GOOD SORTS SAY THE INSURANCES COMPANIES – WOMEN ARE TO BLAME, BUT MEN ARE PIGS

Short skirts and fender benders Do wandering eyes lead to traffic accidents? A British insurance company says so — they say they have the numbers that prove men are destructive pigs. In fact, the company — Sheilas’ Wheels — says accidents among men rise when the short skirts come out. A company survey finds that […]

BIO DIESEL FROM ALGAE GROWING ON A MASS SCALE A POSSIBILITY

Industrial Production of Biodiesel Feasible Within 15 Years, Researchers Predict Science (Aug. 13, 2010) — Within 10 to 15 years, it will be technically possible to produce sustainable and economically viable biodiesel from micro-algae on a large scale. Technological innovations during this period should extend the scale of production by a factor of three, while […]

CANADA TO GO FOR WIND POWERED ENERGY

Canada looks to utilize wind energy FREDERICTON, New Brunswick (UPI) — Energy companies in Canada’s Maritime Provinces say they are studying ways for their customers to help them utilize wind energy more efficiently. Wind power is environmentally friendly but unpredictable compared to carbon-fueled sources of electricity, which are always available as needed, the Canadian Broadcasting […]

FIRST ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGE STATION SET UP IN AMERICA

America’s first public-use quick-charge station for electric vehicles opens Portland General Electric and NEC have joined forces to declare North America’s first public-use, quick-charge station for electric vehicles open for business. Heralded as a tipping point for the roll-out of electric vehicles in the U.S., the Takasago Rapid Charging Station is said to provide batteries […]

PEAK LOADS DRAWN FROM POWER GRIDS ARE A CONCERN

Energy storage system to top up peak electricity supply The amount of power drawn from the electricity grid can vary greatly at different times of the day. It usually peaks in the early evening for a couple of hours after the mass exodus from school and work, while short-lived spikes are also common after major […]