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Best Buy Installing Blink EV Charging Stations at 12 Locations in the US

Best Buy Installing Blink EV Charging Stations at 12 Locations in the US

If you have an electric car, then you know how it goes to try and keep your vehicle charged. While you may have figured out a system for your day-to-day routine, not everyone may be so lucky, and they may need a way to top off their vehicle of choice while they're out and about. Best Buy is looking to help the cause, by planning to install Blink EV charging stations for electric cars in 12 different locations around the United States.

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Tag Yachts Shows Off the Tang Catamaran, Features Wind Charged Lithium-Ion Battery

Tag Yachts Shows Off the Tang Catamaran, Features Wind Charged Lithium-Ion Battery

It may not be the only ec-friendly boat on the water, but it's certainly one of the coolest looking ones. This particular catamaran is wind-powered, and features a lithium-ion battery inside as well. Interestingly enough, though, the designers and architects made it possible for the Tang, which is the name of the vessel, to run on wind energy, even when the sails are down.

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The Daily Slash: September 29th 2010

The Daily Slash: September 29th 2010

It's the middle of the week, but in better news, we're coming to the end of September. And that also means we're just about into the fourth quarter of the year. Counting down the days now. Tonight, though, in the news from around the Web, we've got a Jaguar concept car that looks amazing. And then, as usual, we'll wrap up things from around the R3 Media Network. So, welcome to the Wednesday edition of The Daily Slash.

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Bike Arc’s Car Arc Solar Powered Car Port Keeps Your Electric Cars and Bikes Charged

Bike Arc’s Car Arc Solar Powered Car Port Keeps Your Electric Cars and Bikes Charged

While other car manufacturers out there find ways to make electric cars lighter, along with new ways to implement the battery within them, there's still the issue of keeping them charged now. For Bike Arc, which has made a name for itself by making new ways to stay eco-friendly, keeping your electric car charged is an easy thing to do thanks to their brand new Car Arc solar powered car port.

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Volvo Working with Imperial College to Create Cars with Bodies Made from Batteries

Volvo Working with Imperial College to Create Cars with Bodies Made from Batteries

Electric cars, as well as other vehicles featuring renewable energy and eco-friendly statistics, may be the perfect fit for some out there, but for car manufacturers, there's still one problem: the size and weight of the battery therein. While companies try to figure out how to make the battery lighter and smaller, yet still produce the same amount of energy as they do now (if not more), it looks like Volvo, working with the Imperial College in London, has other plans. Like to create future vehicles that have the battery part of the body of the car.

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Suzuki e-Let’s Electric Scooter Developed in Conjunction with Sanyo

Suzuki e-Let’s Electric Scooter Developed in Conjunction with Sanyo

Today, Sanyo announced and unveiled their brand new creation: the Electric Drive System, which the company worked exclusively with Suzuki to develop. The EDS is utilized within the brand new e-Let's, an electric scooter that combines a high level and high-performance control circuit, with a high-performance in-wheel motor, which were primarily created by Sanyo. The scooter was created to save space, and not waste any parts, and weighs in at only 74kg, including the battery.

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Poor Little Fishbowl Design Concept Flagged by PETA

Poor Little Fishbowl Design Concept Flagged by PETA

There are hundreds of design concepts out there that focus on being eco-friendly. Helping out the environment, in one way or another, is a focus of a lot of people now-a-days. And while many of them focus more on the renewable energy side of things, there are still other concepts created that focus on other aspects that need attention: like water conservation. The Poor Little Fishbowl was designed by Yan Lu, and it's designed to show people how much water they waste every time they use the sink. But, this sink has a catch.

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Ecoball Portable Speakers Offer Solar Powered Built-In Battery

Ecoball Portable Speakers Offer Solar Powered Built-In Battery

Battery life is a cruel mistress. Some of our favorite gadgets offer up a battery life that is respectable, and that we don't necessarily have to worry about if we were to, you know, go outside. But others just don't. And that's why charging them while we're on the go is essential for some people. That's where solar power excels, as it gives us the ability to charge some of our gadgets by utilizing the power of the sun. And that's one of the main points of the Ecoball project.

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Energysport Recharges Your Gadgets While You Pedal

Energysport Recharges Your Gadgets While You Pedal

If you've ever been on a long bike ride, and you realize too late that you forgot to charge your favorite MP3 player before you left, you know that it can be a pretty quiet ride the rest of the way. And if that's not what you're into, then keeping your gadgets charged while you're on the go is a main priority. Thanks to designer Filipe Lima, you can now pedal your bike and charge your gadgets at the same time, thanks to the Energysport.

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Green Pass Turnstile Harnesses Energy from Movement

Green Pass Turnstile Harnesses Energy from Movement

Turnstiles may be one of those things that, if you ever find yourself thinking about it, may seem like a thing of the past. But they're still out there, doing their thing in train stations and what not all over the globe. But, let's face it -- it's been a long while since they've seen any kind of upgrade. So, if they were to get an upgrade, why not one that utilizes the energy that gets produced every day by people passing through them?

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