More individuals have started opting for Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV) and Crossover Utility Vehicles (CUV) over standard sedans these days. The urge for a greener and higher quality of life has also encouraged several car manufacturers to build electric SUVs and CUVs to target those who prefer eco-friendly rides without compromising on style and comfort. Accordingly, here are some of the best electric SUVs and CUVs that an eco-friendly auto lover must check in 2015.
With several companies coming forward with DIY, easy to assemble quadcopters, drones have become quite popular over the past few years. Powered by batteries and operated by a hand held remote control, these quadcopters offer a bird’s eye view of the surrounding areas.
In areas where electricity is a problem due to certain reasons, the 3D printing technology can come to rescue if it is solar-powered. In fact, about one-fourth of the world’s population can benefit greatly from solar-powered 3D printers, as they live without electricity. This technology can change lives for all such people. Most of this population lives in developing countries and is badly is need for life-saving devices. Let us see how solar-powered 3D printers can save their lives, as well as the environment.
In this modern world, you could have an app for nearly everything. Some applications can help you go green and stay healthy. Going eco friendly is another way to stay healthy and making a better world. These applications will help and support your healthy living efforts that you do for healthy lifestyle. Some useful green applications are as follows:
The popularity of artificial intelligence is increasing in the developed nations as it can solve many of the problems encountered by companies. Full or partial automation can reduce wastage of money, time and resources. It is also believed to help in improving the quality of work and boost workplace safety. Scientists are trying to come up with robots and other automated machines that can work on their own with minimum human supervision.
Every company and each individual today worries about the negative effects of global warming, increased emissions of the green house gases and more. These negatives have made people more cautious about greener and sustainable living. Technology has played a massive role in making greener approaches being readily acceptable.
Xeros with the help of research conducted at the University of Leeds has taken the world by a surprise. The company has walked into uncharted territory with a new washing machine that depends upon 1.3 million nylon balls for work. These washing machines use small polymer balls filled in the washer drum as cleaning agents.
Apple has recently declared that soon it will enter a partnership with the biggest power generating company of Nevada for building a solar powered data center. The plan is to upgrade their existing data center located at Reno in Nevada. According to speculation, the solar powered data center will use photovoltaic power generators capable of generating 43.5 million kilowatt. This huge amount of power will help in the smooth functioning of the data center.
Every one of us faces significant energy costs on a monthly basis. From gassing up the car and heating/cooling the home to even watering the lawn, most of the activities we do directly or indirectly consume energy and contribute to our carbon footprint. Fortunately, technological advancements in recent years have given rise to some really innovative ways in which we can reduce our carbon footprint and make our homes more environmental friendly. Here are a couple of those innovations we think every house should adopt for a better, cleaner future.
Green technologies are our future; therefore, scientists around the globe are working towards new technological developments that will make vital changes in our lives and the way we live. These technologies will make our life more sustainable in the days to come.