The First Formula E Racer Will Be Launched At Frankfurt

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 05.08.2013

Speed, show, pure electricity and top auto technology. Here is what the environmentally friendly Formula 1 fans will see at the Spark Racing Technology stand during the Frankfurt International Motor Show.   On the 10th of September the world’s first Formula E racer – Spark-Renault SRT_01E will be unveiled there. The racing car has a [...]


The World’s First Ultra-High Voltage Transformer Cooled Wi...

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 25.07.2013

The large-scale electric transformers can be cooled with vegetable oil. The best example is the new ultra-high voltage transformer made by Siemens, which is the first of this kind in the whole world that links the 380-kW ultra-high voltage with the 110-kV grid in the Bruchsal-Kandelweg substation plant near Karlsruhe, in Germany.   The main [...]

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TOP 10 Countries That Rely On The Solar Energy

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 17.06.2013

1. Germany The solar power plants installations increased by 7.6 gigawatts in 2012 in Germany, reaching a total capacity of 32.3 gigawatts, says The German authorities aim to generate all the country’s electricity only from renewable resources by 2050. Now they highlight the lowest electricity fees in the world and the best economical facilities [...]

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Power Matrix – The Energy Strategy Game

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 14.06.2013

Have you ever thought where your home electricity comes from? Or the gas you use to cook with? Instead of scholar explanations, the Siemens experts offer you the chance to find on your own what’s happening with the power you use, way before you switch it on.   Your new adventure is called the Power [...]


Build Your Own iRacer EV

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 10.04.2013

Since you really enjoy the electric cars, we have some really good news for you: now you can build your very own EV racer. The offer comes from Westfield which, in cooperation with the Birmingham City University, will deliver to you the iRacer car kit, for about EUR 16,500.   At the delivery you receive [...]


Electricity Stored As Hydrogen

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 27.03.2013

From now on the wind and solar-generated electricity can be stored as hydrogen. Siemens hosted a demonstration of this procedure. In the electrolyzer a proton exchange membrane (PEM) separates the electrodes on which hydrogen and oxygen.   The electrolyzer can react really fast because thise membrane is very stable in response to the pressure differences [...]


60% More Efficient Photovoltaic Cells

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 28.02.2013

The most often used material in the making of photovoltaic pannels is the silicon. It’s easy to understand why: the silicon generates an electron at each photon absorbed. Still, since a photon contains more energy than an electron can carry, the rest is wasted as heat.   The specialists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology [...]


Fast Delivery Clean Energy In California

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 21.02.2013

Can you imagine a large power plant facility that can feed up to 200 megawatts of electric power to the national grid, after just 30 minutes since it has been put into function? It happens in Lodi, California and it is actually one of the cleanest fossil fuel power plants in the US.   The [...]

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Solar Cells Sprinkled On The Office Buildings Facades

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 15.02.2013

Imagine that the large glass facades of all the business centers in every city on this planet would produce electricity. At least only in the sunny days. Also imagine that each of these buildings would consume as much energy as it generates. Without any useless invoice. The extra energy can be automatically loaded into the [...]

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How The Smart Energy Grids Work

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 04.02.2013

The 8,000 inhabitants of Wachtendonck (Germany) get 80% of their electricity from photovoltaic systems or other sources of renewable energy. This is not a singular case. There are many other German towns where the energy comes from renewable resources produced by the local community.   If you look at it as a whole, at a [...]


Standard Charging Stations For All The Electric Cars

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 25.01.2013

No matter how silent and eco-friendly would be, the electric cars are not among the most reliable vehicles in the world. For example, most of them boast an authonomy ranging from 100 to 300 kilometers. Yet nobody guarantees you that when you go low on electricity you will find the charging station you need. Even [...]

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Soon – Low Cost Battery Factories

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 22.01.2013

Since the early beginnings of we talk about innovation. We talk about renewable energy, wind farms and photovoltaic panels. We talk about electric cars. About buses and trams upgraded with top technologies that transform the braking energy into electricity. Yet, all this renewable energy needs to be stored in suitable batteries. Larger batteries, with [...]


The World’s First Electric Ferry Will Cruise in Norway

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 10.01.2013

The Fjellstrand shipyard in Norway already can provide a clear and functional example regarding the advantages of operating a big electric powered ship, contrary to a vessel powered by engines with fossil fuels. This is possible due to the cooperation between Siemens and the engineers of this shipyard, that leaded to the construction of the [...]

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The World’s First Hybrid Train Hits The German Railways

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 02.01.2013

We’ve presented to you the hottest hybrid cars in the world and we’ve highlighted you all the advantages of the hybrid buses in the urban areas. Now, at the beginning of the New Year, we show you the world’s first hybrid train, built on the platform of the Siemens Desiro Classic VT 642.   The [...]


How To Farm Salmon By Using Renewable Energy

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 17.12.2012

Here in Romania, the tastiest bird is the pig. There, in UK, the tastiest meat is the salmon. A fish so demanded by the British restaurants and supermarkets that the salmon populations have been decimated during the last years.   Yet for the brits with exclusive tastes, there is still a hope. Is called the [...]