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 [...]


The First Railway Modernized Without Train Delays

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 08.07.2013

How can a rail route be modernized without train delays? The Siemens specialists found a really efficient solution: the new signal systems are flown to the installation site and installed by helicopter. It happens on the railway between Hanover and Uelzen, in Germany. <p>&nbsp;</p> The first tranche of the total 90 railway signals has been [...]

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Siemens, Audi and BMW Recycle The Used Carbon Fiber

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 11.06.2013

The aircraft manufacturing, naval industry and the auto industry are few of the industrial fields where the carbon fibers are widely used. This composite material is made out of woven carbon fibers and a polymer matrix material. It is incredibly lightweight, yet three times stronger than the steel. It is highly expensive, yet from now [...]

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Hydrogen Powered Aston Martin On The Nurburgring 24 Hours Ra...

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 30.05.2013

Aston Martin highlighted an astonishing eco-friendly presence at the Nurburgring 24 Hours Race, proving to all the competitors what a racecar that emits only water is capable of. We’re talking about the Aston Martin Rapid S racer with a hydrogen-based engine, which managed to match the standard model performances, on track.   According to the [...]

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Electric Buses Down The Streets Of Vienna

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 23.04.2013

The Vienna Municipality checked another goal for its eco-friendly public transport system. The local public transport local authorities are planning to operate two lines exclusively with eBuses by the middle of 2013.   The eBuses have driving and charging technologies supplied by Siemens, are extremely quiet and, be comparison to conventional diesel buses, they use [...]


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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Smart Shopping: Eco-Friendly Furniture

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 18.12.2012

If you’re already cleaning your house for the Christmas, just think about the fact that you can also redesign your rooms by using modern and eco-friendly furniture. This is actually something you must do if you wish to keep your own home a sustainable one, in terms of responsible energy consumption without having to sacrifice [...]

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Banat House Included In The TOP 10 World Best Cobs

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 27.11.2012

Clay, sand, water and straw. These are the materials that have been used by the Romanian architect Ileana Mavrodin in order to build this house as part of the ‘Green House’ project, located in the western part of Romania, nearby the Sasca Romana village (Caras-Severin county).   According to, the website that mention the [...]

Fiat 500e

The New Fiat 500e Will Be Sold In US Only

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 26.11.2012

Is small, is trendy and now is available in an electric version, too. Meet the new Fiat 500e, the eco-friendly car based on one of the most successful models built by the Italian car manufacturer. Planned to be officially launched at the 2012 LA Auto Show, which will be open between 30th of November and [...]

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Centipede Cinema In The North Of Portugal

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 23.11.2012

As you know, Guimaraes is the 2012 European Capital of Culture. A privileged status that gave the local authorities in this small city located in the North of Portugal all the freedom to redefine the local attractions, according to their will and environmental interests. One of their novel ideas that attracted hundreds of tourists so [...]

Honda Commuter

Urban Micro Commuter for Eco-Friendly Drivers

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 12.11.2012

A miniature as your city car would work best for your daily trips. For the Honda technicians such a micro-vehicle is called the Micro Commuter and few days ago it is made in series production. The car has an interior big enough in order for you to comfortably fit behind the steering wheel, yet overall [...]

Sky Greens

Sustainable Business Involving Vertical Farming, In Singapor...

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 09.11.2012

The agriculture in the crowded cities means a business that involves many compromises. Generally speaking, the lack of space for vegetable crops radically limits your production capacity, as well as the incomes. For a businessman in Singapore, the lack of fresh vegetables in the supermarkets proved to be a great opportunity to develop a sustainable [...]


Iskandar – The Next Urban Oasis In The South Of Malaysia...

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 05.11.2012

The smart city is a modern city, with responsible inhabitants towards their own consumption and the environment. Some time ago we presented to you the Masdar City, a futuristic city which is being built in Abu Dhabi, a place where all the 50.000 residents will benefit of the cleanest city in the world, by the [...]

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4 Reasons Why You Need A Bamboo Flooring

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 01.11.2012

The bamboo grows up at a faster pace than other types of wood. This is why it stands as a practical and eco-friendly alternative to any other wood flooring. Regarding your floor, before you hit the specialized stores, find that the bamboo pieces are pressed in four or five layers and then varnished with a [...]


The first eco-friendly mosque in Dubai will open its gates i...

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 26.09.2012

If more and more business centers and residential buildings are equipped with ecological systems for responsible usage of energy resources, why the religious centers can’t be built in the same way? A great initiative comes from Awqaf and Minor Affairs Foundation (AMAF), an organization who is planning tu build in Dubai the biggest environmentally friendly [...]